Business Consulting Services
Business success requires both sufficient capital and the knowledge to use it wisely. SBDC consultants help entrepreneurs develop the planning, management, and financial skills necessary to make their business thrive. The SBDC's one-on-one management consulting emphasizes education and guidance in finding practical solutions to business problems. Consulting is confidential and provided at no charge by a staff of skilled professionals. To request to meet with a consultant please fill out the Request for Consulting form.
Helping you start, grow, and prosper
Whether you are looking to start a business, solve a problem facing your current business, or launch a new product, you need the help of a professional expert. However, qualified experts are often too expensive for a small business budget.
Our team of consultants offers an affordable and professional solution to this common dilemma. Whatever your challenge, a SBDC consultant is ready to meet with you, one-on-one to help you launch your business, discuss your existing business plan, or help you develop the strategies you need to meet your goals.
Our consulting services are offered free of charge and your information is always confidential. Youll not only save money on hiring high-priced professional experts, youll also find ways to increase revenues and boost your bottom line. We can offer a consultant who is uniquely qualified to help you create an effective strategy.
Consulting areas of expertise include:
- Accounting and Bookkeeping
- Business Plan Development
- Capital Acquisition
- Computing Applications and MIS
- Customer Service
- Energy Efficiency
- Environmental Management Issues
- Feasibility Analysis
- Financing and Loan Packaging
- Financial Analysis
- Government Contracting
- Homebased Business
- International Trade
- Legal Issues
- Long Range Planning Management
- Marketing and Advertising
- Market Research
- Minority Business Development
- Product Development/ Engineering
- Public Relations
- Regulatory Assistance
- Strategic Planning
- Technology Commercialization
- Women's Business Issues
- Worker Health and Safety Issues
Specialized Consulting Services
The Pennsylvania SBDCs also offer services to small business owners through a number of specialized programs. These programs provide assistance in areas requiring greater depth of knowledge and experience beyond standard business management expertise. Learn more about specialized Consulting Services...