About Small Business Development Center

The Alabama State University Small Business Development Center in the College of Business Administration mission is to provide technical and management assistance to small businesses and prospective business owners by offering one-on-one business advising and educational training to small businesses targeted for increasing employment, fostering growth and improving financial stability.

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in the College Of Business Administration at Alabama State University provides comprehensive technical and management assistance to existing and pre-venture start-up businesses in eight counties, Autauga, Bullock, Chamber, Coosa, Elmore, Lowndes, Montgomery, and Tallapoosa in the central Alabama region.

The SBDC is committed to providing quality service, technology transfer, training and other services to enhance business development and economic growth, while providing added value for our stakeholders. Through our international trade entity, we foster support for clients interested in import/export trade. The SBDC strives to foster student entrepreneurial skills through business instruction, development of business plans and internships. The SBDC further engage and maintain positive business partnerships with community organizations, local, state and federal agencies.