An important component in the success of new
and growing businesses is access to management
and technical assistance. The DBC partners with
key resources to provide such assistance.
Small Business Development Center
at Southeastern Louisiana University
Available on a one-on-one confidential basis.
Discussions may include business plan development,
feasibility studies, marketing plans, inventory control
and financial analysis and requirements.
Seminars and workshops to keep small business
people informed of current practices and trends.
Approximately 25 - 30 sessions are scheduled each year.
This assistance helps businesses sell to the federal
government. In addition to locating "matches" for goods
and services, help is also provided in completing paperwork
and navigating government regulations and specifications.
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE),
Baton Rouge Chapter
General counseling relating to problems of small
businesses as well as specific advice, matching the needs
of the business with the wide range of practical experiences
of individual SCORE members.
SCORE conducts periodic seminars on how to start
Business & Technology Center at
Louisiana State University:
The DBC can make available university and other
resources to address very specific technical issues
encountered by the small business.