Welcome to the SBDC

Services and Training

We provide one-on-one confidential business counseling services plus training workshops, conferences and seminars:
Market Planning and Research, Financial Analysis, Complying with Government Regulations, Business Planning, Financial Alternatives, Computerized Bookkepping, etc.

Free and Open

The services of the TAMIU SBDC are open to anyone who currently owns a business or is interested in starting a business.

Business counseling is provided at NO CHARGE. A registration fee is only charged for some seminars and workshops.

Market Research

SBDC counselors can provide their clients with targeted research assistance through the SBDC National Information Clearinghouse.

This program provides research data and analysis and web-based information that enables SBDC clients to make sound business decisions.

Register for Counseling

We have the resources to help you start, grow or manage a successfull business.


Learn Online

Strengthen your business knowledge and apply it immediately to your business plans.

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Sign-Up for Training

We offer low-cost training events and workshops to help you reach your goals.


Stay Updated

Stay up to date in with the latest information, tips, and trends for your small business.

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The SBDC is a leader in economic development planning and delivery of highly effective counseling and training services.

This program will help participants build essential business skills and knowledge on how to run a successful business.

Requirements for Completing the Program:
Courses can be taken in no particular order

  • One time non-refundable enrollment fee of $65.00
  • Attend the required classes
  • Complete two on-line courses
  • Attend a goal planning session
  • Attend a midterm review session
  • Pre-register for each course

TAMIU SBDC’s Certified Business Advisors will provide one-on-one professional advising to assist you with the start-up or expansion process of your potential or existing business.

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Small Business Certificate Program