Are you an early-stage entrepreneur, a new business owner, or someone looking to return to the business world with renewed vigor? If so, we have some thrilling news for you! First Commonwealth proudly introduces the "Building Blocks of Business Success: Small Business Entrepreneurship Workshop." This series is tailor-made to equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the complexities of starting and managing a successful business.

What to Expect?

The series will unfold over three consecutive Saturdays this July—13th, 20th, and 27th—at our headquarters, located at 6126 Hamilton Blvd. Suite 100, Allentown, PA 18106. Each session promises a full day of learning and networking from 9 am to 4 pm, with a complimentary lunch to fuel your ideas and discussions.

Learn from the Experts

This workshop is a unique chance to gain insights from seasoned members of our Leadership Team, our dedicated Volunteer Board, and specially invited Expert Guests. The curriculum has been carefully designed to cover essential topics every entrepreneur needs to master. These include understanding the Business Model Canvas, Crafting a Comprehensive Business Plan, Developing Three-year Pro Formas, and Navigating the Legal and Financial Hurdles that businesses often face.

Networking and Collaboration Opportunities

The workshop's structure emphasizes learning and networking. The morning and afternoon sessions are planned to encourage interaction and discussion among participants. This setting is perfect for fostering potential collaborations and building lasting connections with like-minded individuals and industry leaders.

Wrap-Up and Celebration

The series will culminate in an "Entrepreneurs Wrap-Up Session," allowing participants to consolidate what they've learned and plan their next steps. To celebrate your achievements, a special gathering with the Workshop Facilitators, Volunteer Board members, and the First Commonwealth Leadership Team will follow.

Certification and Beyond

Upon completing the series, participants will receive a non-credit bearing certificate to mark their dedication and enhanced skills. This acknowledgment is a testament to their commitment and a tool that can help pave the way for future endeavors.

Join Us

This workshop series is an invaluable opportunity for anyone at the beginning of their business journey or those poised for a fresh start. To participate, please complete an early-entrepreneur assessment and submit your application by Friday, July 5th, 2024.

For more detailed information and to apply, please click here. Take advantage of this chance to transform your entrepreneurial aspirations into reality with guidance and support. Start building your business success story today.