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Entrepreneurial Success Workshop Series


The Temple SBDC offers highly effective seminars that help entrepreneurs at every stage of business growth. The Entrepreneurial Success Workshop Series (ESWS) benefits start-up to mature businesses.

Our highly experienced instructors and solid curriculum combine to effectively guide entrepreneurs through the business planning process. The ESWS provides attendees with the tools and information needed to write a professional business plan. Students receive one-on-one attention and professional feedback as they develop their business plans.

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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 and/or enhance their business plan

This information packed, convenient workshop is the first step in starting a new business venture.

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

  • Personal issues of being an entrepreneur
  • How to finance a business
  • The business planning process
  • Market Research
  • Mechanics of starting a business and regulations governing business
  • Business Plan Basics
  • Target Markets
  • Market Research
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Financial Statements
  • Loan Packaging
  • Presenting the Plan
  • Other Resources

2015-2016 Dates

  • Series 1 - Tuesdays, August 25th, 2015 – October 27th
  • Series 2 - Wednesdays, September 30th, 2015 – December 9th
  • Series 3 – Tuesdays, January 19th, 2016 – March 22nd
  • Series 4 – Thursdays, March 24th, 2016 – May 26th


  • 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)

*Please make checks and money orders payable to Temple University 

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