We help you find practical solutions to business needs, whether you are new to entrepreneurship or a seasoned small business owner. Our instructors and small business consultants share their real-world experience and expertise to help you broaden your business knowledge and skill and increase your chances for success.
Most of our consultants have been Maryland SBDC network- certified to be experts in small business. They undergo an initial series of courses related to small business and the Maryland entrepreneurial ecosystem, and then pass a rigorous exam. They earn a certificate and display the "Maryland Certified" seal on their profile.
A hallmark service of the SBDC is its excellent no-cost confidential consulting to prospective and existing small business owners interested in achieving growth and profitability. Whether you need help identifying local markets for your business, are developing a strategic business plan and want a second opinion, or have compliance issues you'd like to clarify, our consultants are ready to help you successfully grow your business.