The SBDC has a comprehensive training program designed to provide education, information, and tools for established businesses that want to expand or improve operations or take advantage of new market opportunities. Workshops are also available for entrepreneurs who are interested in opening a new business and need help researching the market, identifying financing or facilities, or need help with licensing. The SBDC offers both "core" workshops and "new" curriculum that keeps you updated with the latest trends. With over 200 seminars each year, the SBDC offers sessions across the region, at various sites and convenient hours. Workshops are provided at a nominal fee and are led by industry experts. Topics selected are based on how the SBDC can help your business reach its fullest potential.