The Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

Small Business Development Centers

Michigan SBDC


Flint Michigan SBDC


The Michigan SBDC provides consulting, training and research to assist small business to launch, grow, transition and innovate.

The Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) enhances Michigan’s economic wellbeing by providing consulting, training and market research for new ventures, existing small businesses and advanced technology companies.

With our headquarters at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, 11 regional offices and more than 20 satellite offices, we provide entrepreneurs and business owners with convenient access to counseling and training throughout Michigan.

The Michigan SBDC is committed to foster and sustain a culture of inclusion through equitable outreach and service to Michigan’s diverse business community.


The Ohio Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide business counseling and assistance to individuals who are either starting or growing their business. Each center is staffed with highly-trained, Certified Business Advisors® (CBA) to help small businesses and entrepreneurs with development and growth to increase sales and create jobs in their local communities.


Indiana Small Business Development Center


The Indiana Small Business Development Center (Indiana SBDC) was created to have a positive and measurable impact on the formation, growth, and sustainability of small businesses in Indiana, and to help Hoosier Entrepreneurs start stronger, grow faster, and work smarter.

SBDC Services Include:
•    Business assessment evaluation                            
•    Cash flow analysis                                                  
•    Financial projections development                          
•    Strategic business planning                                    
•    One-on-One business counseling

•   Identifying sources of capital
•   Workshops and training programs
•   Marketing strategy development 
•   Market feasibility and research
•   Export Assistance