Workshops & Seminars

The Kansas SBDC at Pittsburg State offers business training throughout SEK. Using a mix of in-person and on-line events, we provide helpful tips & approaches on a wide variety of topics that small businesses need.  Make sure to visit our PAST WEBINARS Library for very helpful on-demand recordings of our past webinars.


February 9th, 9:00 a.m. - QuickBooks Online: The Basics

Cost: $119 (registration fee is nonrefundable)

February 11th, 9:00 a.m. - QuickBooks Online: The Detail

Cost: $119 (registration fee is nonrefundable)



January 19th, 11:30 a.m. - Cybersecurity Essentials for Small Businesses

January 20th, 9:00 a.m. - Contractor's Sales and Compensating Use Tax

January 20th, 12:00 p.m. - What Is My Business Worth?

January 21st, 3:00 p.m. - Intellectual Property Basics

January 27th, 10:00 a.m. - State Tax Webinar for Construction Contractors

January 27th, 1:00 p.m. - State Tax Webinar

January 28th, 1:30 p.m. - Grocery Business Transition Planning: Overview

January 28th, 3:00 p.m.Patent Basic

January 29th, 12:00 p.m. - Startup and Start Right

February 3rd, 12:00 p.m.- Start an Online Business

February 4th, 10:30 a.m. - Self-Publishing in 2021: Talk to the Experts

February 4th, 1:30 p.m. - Understanding Grocery Ownership Models

February 4th, 3:00 p.m.Trademark Basics

February 10th, 12:00 p.m. Social Media Starter Kit

February 11th, 1:30 p.m. - Preparing for Business Transition

February  16th, 9:00 a.m. Are You Ready for SBA’s 8(a)/BD Program?

February 16th, 10:30 a.m. Located in a HUBZone – Get Certified! 

February 17th, 9:00 a.m.Woman-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program

February 17th, 10:30 a.m.Are You a Good Fit for SBA’s Mentor Protégé Program? 

February 18th, 10:30 a.m. -Self-Publishing for FREE on KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) with Carly Whorton

February 18th, 12:00 p.m.Possible Workplace Changes Under the Biden Administration

February 18th, 1:30 p.m. - Assessing Markets & Community Needs

February 25th, 1:30 p.m. - Planning Your Business

March 4th, 1:30 p.m. - Funding the Transition

March 11th, 1:30 p.m. - Recruiting Store Managers
March 18th, 1:30 p.m. - Mastering Grocery Store Nuts & Bolts



COVID: Special Grants, Loans & Topics

Starting/Expanding: Raising Funds, Programs, Tips

Starting/Expanding: HR Tips & Payroll, Sales, Use Tax Rules

IMPROVING RESULTS:  Marketing & Sales

IMPROVING RESULTS:  Financial, Strategy, Other

SPECIALTY TOPIC: Tech Innovation Commercialization

SPECIALTY TOPICS: Business Transitions, CyberSecurity & Continuity

SPECIALTY CONFERENCE: 2020 Industrial HEMP Conference     |     (620) 235-4921