The SBDC offers training events to help you begin the process of examining your business idea. The training events cover specialized topics that include initial start-up planning, market research, cash flow planning, marketing and financing sources available to small businesses.
S.D. Giant Vision Business & Student Competition
The SBDC assisted six of the top seven contestants in the 2012 business contest (non-student division). Beacom School Dean Mike Keller noted "Our record of assisting entrepreneurs to success in the Giant Vision contest is a great testimonial to the quality of work done by SBDC counselors ... Not only did USD deliver multiple winners in the student division we helped, through the SBDC offices, most of the winning competitors in the non-student division." Read more>