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Small Business Development Center

Please visit our SBDC website

Whether you want to grow your business or are interested in starting a business, we can help. The Los Angeles Regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is funded in part by the Small Business Administration. We provide individualized consulting and training to new and growing businesses.

We offer no-cost and low-cost workshops, one-on-one consultations with business experts at no charge and assistance with applying for business loans. We can even help you with research, contract agreement review, employee issues, hiring staff, business and/or marketing plan review and more.

Existing Business
(Growth Planning)
  • Rebranding and Market Identification
  • Advanced Web Development (Shopping Cart, SEO, Email etc.)
  • Tax and Accounting Preparation
  • Government Procurement and Certification
  • Financial Packaging Assistance
  • Hiring
  • New Employees (available subsidies)
  • Permitting, Product Pricing, Succession Planning
  • Franchise Development
  • International Trade (Importing/Exporting)
  • Specialized assistance by industry (e.g. lean manufacturing, emerging technology, retail, beauty, food and hospitality.)
New To Business
(Operations Management)
  • Financial Packaging
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Cash Flow Management and Financial Statement Preparation
  • Brand Creation and Development
  • Competitive Assessment
  • Target Market and Customer Identification
  • Marketing Channel Identification, Implementation, and Measurement
(Startup Preparation)
  • Business Planning
  • Financial Projection
  • Exploratory Funding
  • Lease Negotiation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Bookkeeping
  • State and Federal Tax Setup and Preparation
  • Web Development
  • Merchant Account Services (if applicable)
  • Franchise Purchase