Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center is a field center of the North Texas SBDC Network, an accredited member of the America’s SBDC nationwide network. We offer no cost, one-on-one, long-term professional business advising, no or low-cost training, and other specialized services in Dallas County.

About

Existing business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can connect with professional business advisors who can help them navigate business topics such as:

  • Business plan development
  • Financial packaging and lending
  • Importing and exporting
  • Procurement and contracting
  • Market research
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Marketing strategies
  • and more

The Dallas Metropolitan SBDC is located at the Bill J. Priest Institute for Economic Development, 1402 Corinth Street, Suite 1520, Dallas, TX 75215.

Satellite locations include:

Addison Treehouse Satellite
Business Advisor: Steven Sweeney
ssweeney@dcccd.edu
14681 Midway Road
Addison, TX 75001
Phone: 214-860-5865

Cedar Hill Satellite
Business Advisors: Loletha Moore
lmoore@dcccd.edu
207 N. Canady Drive
Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Phone: 972-860-7894

Garland Chamber Satellite
Business Advisor: Judith Collins
jcollins@dcccd.edu
530 N. Glenbrook Drive
Garland, TX 75040
Phone: 214-860-5865

 

 

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Write a business plan
  • Find research tools & data sources
  • Research a business idea
  • Write a marketing plan

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Purchasing an Existing Business
  • Buying or Selling a Franchise

Find Funding

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Equity Funding

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Forming a Business

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development

Marketing & Sales

  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Market Research
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Social Media Marketing / E-Commerce
  • Competitive Analysis

Research Sources and Libraries

  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Business Research Resources

Startup / Form a Business

  • Tax issues & ID numbers
  • Find location / office
  • Startup business counseling
  • Buy a business / franchise
  • Formation & registration

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training

Training

  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Business Management and Strategy Training
  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
Primary Contact
Rose Blair
Address
1402 Corinth Street
Suite 1520
Dallas, TX 75215