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Consulting Services

Starting a new venture, expanding an existing business or developing innovative technologies is tough. It requires flexibility and the ability to meet every challenge with a solution that moves a vision forward. To help, we offer comprehensive services at little to no cost. It's our goal to make sure that you have the resources you need to succeed.

1-on-1 Business Development Consulting

Our Small Business Development Associates work individually with businesses to meet a wide variety of needs. Some types of business consulting provided through the SBTDC are:

  • Starting your own business
  • Feasibility studies
  • Preparing business plans
  • Inventory control
  • Marketing and merchandising
  • Evaluating financing options
  • Preparing loan proposals
  • Obtaining government contracts
  • Advertising and promotion
  • Accounting procedures
  • Financial management
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Exporting/international trade
  • New product development
  • Manufacturing and operations
  • Website and social media options

Send an email for more information or to sign up for a 1-on-1 business consulting session.
The Southeast SBTDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

Business Training

Training provides business founders and owners the tools, resources and know-how to launch new ventures and successfully grow existing businesses. Some topics include:

  • Concepts to Reality (deciding when an idea is a viable business opportunity)
  • Listening to Your Business
  • Doing Business With the Government
  • Financial management tools
  • Social Media and Online Marketing


Dempster Hall of Business, Room 241
One University Plaza, MS 5875
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701