Entrepreneurial Success Workshop Series

The Entrepreneurial Success Workshop Series (ESWS) benefits start-up to mature businesses by providing the tools and information needed to create a professional business plan.  The ESWS covers all of the basics you need to know to start a small business venture as well as grow an existing one.

Our highly experienced instructors and solid curriculum combine to effectively guide entrepreneurs through the business planning process. Students receive one-on-one attention and professional feedback as they develop their business plans.

Entrepreneurs can continue their learning experience beyond the workshop series by becoming a client at the Temple SBDC. With a draft of their business plan, entrepreneurs receive free one-on-one business consulting.

Who Should Attend:

  • Pre-venture entrepreneurs
  • Start-up business owners
  • Existing business owners looking to create a business plan or growth plan

Topics Covered

The 10-week ESWS Interactive Workshops discuss the following topics:

  • First Step: Pre-Business
  • Business Plan Basics
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • How to Conduct Market Research
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Strategic Positioning & Operations Management
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Management & Financial Considerations
  • Preparing Your Business Plan Presentation
  • Business Plan Presentations

2016-2017 Dates

  • Series 1 – Tuesdays August 30th — November 1st, 2016
  • Series 2 – Wednesdays September 28th — December 7th, 2016
  • Series 3 – Tuesdays January 17th — March 21st, 2017
  • Series 4 – Thursdays March 23rd — May 25th, 2017

Classes from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.


  • ESWS Flat Fee: $320.00
  • Payment Plan: $350.00 (Deposit of $130 and 2 installments of $110)
  • Acceptable methods of payment:
    • Check
    • Money Order
    • Credit Card (except American Express)

Register Online or Contact Training directly at or (215). 204.3856