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The SBDC can help you start a business or expand your current business. We offer no-cost/low-cost workshops, one-on-one consultations with business experts at no charge and assistance with applying for business loans. Check out our Web site to see all the resources available for potential and existing small business owners. Questions? Give us a call at 310.973.3177.

Be sure to visit our SBDC network Web site at for the current SBDC workshop/event schedule.
Please call 310.973.3177 to register by phone.

Holiday Hours

El Camino College Business Training Center/SBDC offices will be closed:

Monday, December 21, 2010-Sunday, January 3, 2010

Normal business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays.
Our office is located off-campus in the El Camino College Business Training Center @ 13430 Hawthorne Blvd., Hawthorne, CA 90250
Phone 310.973.3177     Fax 310.973.3132




Please call
for information and to register.
Visa/MasterCard credit/debit card
accepted for payment.

Visit for more information on workshops and special events.

One-On-One Consultation

New service! Request an appointment with an SBDC consultant with our online request form.

FREE Library Services

New templates available for business plans,
start-up calculator, expense calculator,
and more!

New Small Business Resource Guide

Disaster Recovery for Small Businesses





Start the Year Off Right with Business Boot Camp
If you're serious about starting a business or as a new business owner, improving your operation, sign up the Business Boot Camp.

The Business Boot Camp utilizes NxLevel training and includes up to five one hour review sessions as needed at no charge to help you progress through he program. After every two or three training sessions, one of our business experts will review your progress and assist you with any areas that need extra attention.

The Business Boot Camp is priced at $249 and includes all training material and 30 hours of instruction. Up to five hours of additional assistance are available at no charge!

NxLevel is a nationally-recognized small business training program designed to give you the business knowledge needed to get your business going. For more information, see our workshop schedule  or call 310.973.3177.

Counseling Appointments Available in Carson!
Need help with an idea for business? Want some advice on your business plan? If you live or work near Carson, why not schedule an appointment with an SBDC business consultant? Assistance is available every Thursday from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Carson Community Center. Call the SBDC at 310.973.3177 for an appointment and directions. This service is offered free of charge so call today! Bilingual (Spanish) consulting is available at both our Carson and Hawthorne offices.




 Last Published 11/6/13