Beacom School of Business Small Business Development Center

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Upcoming Events

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.

For more information, contact Small Business Development Center at 605-677-5103.


How to Really Start Your Own Business

In celebration of SCORE's 50th anniversary, please join us for a discussion about starting your own business. You will get an overview of what is involved in a start up including business planning, marketing, management, and financial  projections.   You will also hear from a successful local company who has 'been there, done that" and can offer tips for start up success.   Lunch will be available starting at 11:30 a.m. with the meeting to follow. 

Date: Thursday, October 16
Time: 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Smart Center, 416 Production Street, North, Aberdeen
Success Story: Emily Heintzman, Double Duty Portable Storage and Movers, LLC.
Fee: $10 per person, includes lunch and materials

Online Training

  • The U.S. Small Business Administration offers the Small Business Training Network (SBTN). SBTN is a virtual campus offering online courses, publications and other forms of technical assistance. Courses are self-paced and take about 30 minutes to complete. A brief online registration is required.