The Navarro College Small Business Development Center is part of the nationwide SBDC system linking resources from federal, state and local governments to colleges, universities and the private sector. The SBDC is a partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration and Navarro College. Providing Consulting and training services to four counties that include Ellis, Freestone, Limestone and Navarro, the center is designed to provide small businesses with the practical assistance needed to start, grow and prosper.
The SBDC offers free one-on-one consulting to both startup and existing businesses for loans and financing, financial statement analysis, marketing, accounting and record-keeping, sales, advertising, business planning and management. Opportunities for business growth, government contracting, exporting, market expansion and new emerging technologies can be explored.
Providing instruction on both general and specific business topics, the SBDC offers free and low cost seminars, conferences and workshops addressing the needs of small businesses. Courses range from introductory topics for those planning to start a business to more advanced seminars aimed at the experienced small business owner.
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