Advising Services

Free Confidential Advising

The Nevada SBDC’s professional advising services are available free of charge to small business owners and prospective small business owners. While the definition of a small business varies depending on industry, 98% of all firms in the state of Nevada are qualified as small businesses and therefore, qualify for this program. Nevada SBDC clients are advised by professionals who utilize their educational and business experience to provide practical, relevant advice. Advisors for the Nevada SBDC office include:

  • Full time Nevada SBDC Business Development Specialists
  • Private Consultants such as CPAs, business owners & trade association members
  • University faculty
  • Retired executives (SCORE – Service Corps of Retired Executives)

Advising Services Available Through the Nevada SBDC include assistance with:

  • Marketing
  • Accounting and record keeping
  • Loan applications
  • New business start-up
  • Strategic planning
  • Capital formation
  • Management / Human Resources
  • International Trade
  • Technology development assistance
  • Business planning
  • Business environmental assistance
  • Internet Assistance
  • Demographic information
  • Crisis / Risk Management

In addition to advising, the Nevada SBDC offers a variety of educational training seminars designed specifically for small businesses. See the Training Calendar for more information.