Individual counseling is available for potential and existing small business owners. The SBDC staff, university faculty, graduate and volunteer counselors provide assistance to the community. Counseling is available in a variety of areas including business plan preparation, accounting procedures, marketing feasibility, and exporting.
Training, Conferences and Workshops
The SBDC conducts workshops and training seminars throughout the area to help small business owners adapt to a changing business world. These training seminars are designed to provide management training for small business owners. Topic areas include business plan development, cash flow, customer relations, retail improvement, women’s business issues, home-based business development and small business tax information.
The SBDC library at Tarleton State University includes extensive resource material oriented to small business management. Materials prepared and published by the Small Business Administration (SBA) are usually available to the public.
Technical assistance services familiarize small business owners with existing resources and programs to help resolve technology exchange and development problems.
Export assistance is available through a cooperative effort of the Northwest Texas Small Business development Center, Texas Department of Economic Development, Texas Department of Commerce, Procurement Assistance Centers, U.S. and foreign commercial services and the U.S. Small Business Administration.