How Do We Help Businesses?

At the East Colorado Small Business Development Center we like to say that we are dream focused and business minded

We offer business consulting and training that maximizes the economic potential of entrepreneurs within East Colorado. We are an integral center of the Colorado SBDC Network. Together, our mission is to help existing and new businesses grow and prosper. Our goal at the Small Business Development Center is to help emerging and existing entrepreneurs gain control of their business operations. We provide no-cost guidance and counseling in all aspects of funding and developing a business. While we cannot eliminate risk, we work to minimize it by helping clients write comprehensive business plans, conduct financial forecasts, strategize marketing tactics, apply for funding, and improve operations. Let us help maximize your business potential!

No-cost, confidential consulting

Meet with a business consultant who understands your situation to devise a personalized action plan.

(Webinar) Strictly Business – Align Your Employees Around Your Powerful Mission

April 15, 2020
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Online
Free

In most companies, there are a few people who are superstars with results far above the norm – in production, design, customer service, administration, everywhere. So how do you find more of those people? And how do you encourage everyone to bring their best to work every day, with inspiration, dedication, and great teamwork?

(Webinar) EPIC Series: Setting Bold and Realistic Goals for your Business

April 14, 2020
9:00 – 10:30 am
Online
Free

Often we know that we want our business to grow. But “growth” can mean many different things. What does growth look like for you? What key factors should you focus on to measure your success?

(Webinar): Start-Up Orientation

April 7, 2020
6:00 – 7:45 pm
Online
Free

This comprehensive Business Startup Orientation has been designed as a starting place for anyone who is considering jumping into business for the first or seventh time. This seminar will provide you with a Colorado Startup Guide, free library resources to support your business, web resources, as well as a general overview of things to consider when starting a business.

(Webinar) Live Weekly Update

April 3, 2020
3:00 PM
Online
Free

EVERY FRIDAY, you can access the latest, relevant information and resources directly from local, state, and federal agencies, in one 60-minute call, on a consistent weekly basis. You will also hear from experts on topics like funding, policy, and business solutions.

Platinum Sponsors

A special ‘thank you’ to our Platinum Sponsors that make our business training events and programs possible. 

Office Update

Our office has transitioned to virtual consulting. This practice will continue to be reviewed and updated based on current recommendations and our host organization’s policies (Monfort College of Business at UNC).

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