Small Business Development Center
Empowering small business owners
The College of Business at Loyola University has proudly hosted the Small Business Development Center for 25 years.
Loyola is a collaborative partner of the Louisiana Small Business Development Center Greater New Orleans Region (LSBDC GNOR), funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana Economic Development, and Loyola University and Southern University New Orleans.
What the center offers small businesses
Empowering small business owners and entrepreneurs with the right tools, technical assistance, and resources to help their businesses start, grow, and succeed.
Award-winning, nationally accredited network of nine culturally diverse and bi-lingual service centers statewide.
High quality and confidential consulting for free with a team of experienced business professionals in a wide variety of disciplines and industries, including accounting, marketing, sales, management, real estate, finance, human resources, franchising, websites/e-commerce, restaurants, health care, international trade, and more.
Low cost training seminars and workshops to help businesses owners and entrepreneurs gain or upgrade their business skills.
Resources for completing complex assistance projects, such as e-commerce websites with LED’s Small & Emerging Business Program, with special emphasis on accessing capital, financial resources, and loan packaging; the SBDC works with community based lenders, bankers, state recovery financing programs and other lenders.
On-line registration for consulting, technical assistance and training at the state-wide center's website.
Capacity for starting and rebuilding businesses and neighborhoods; the LSBDC GNOR is assisting small businesses in growing, rebuilding, providing resources to assist the business owner in achieving greater profitability and sustainability.
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