Ways We Help

Start and Grow Your Small Business
The Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is dedicated to helping you start and grow your business. We provide training, confidential consulting and market and industry research to help aspiring and existing small businesses make sound decisions for successful operations.

Access Result-Driven Business Knowledge
Most of our professional business consultants have owned or managed successful businesses. Through practical experience and continual professional development, they have the knowledge and insight to help resolve your problems and develop and implement your strategies. You will not only receive sound advice from seasoned staff, but if necessary, referral to industry experts or other specialty business consultants.

Meet Your Changing Needs
We also collaborate with local business leaders to constantly evolve our program offerings. We stay abreast of economic trends, market conditions and financial resources to anticipate your changing needs in a dynamic small business economy.

On our site you will find almost everything you need to start or grow a business.

1. Training - A variety of comprehensive trainings are available to help you gain a better understanding of what it will take to establish and operate a successful business.

2. Consulting – The SBDC offers excellent no-cost confidential consulting to prospective and existing small business owners interested in achieving growth and profitability.

3. Information You Can Use – Hundreds of research resources on print, video and electronic media where you can obtain the information you need to start, manage and grow your small business.

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