Small Business Development Center

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The TROY Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is your one-stop shop for making your entrepreneurial dreams come true. Take advantage of free consulting in starting a business, developing business plans and marketing strategies, and more. Enroll in affordable training seminars on a wide range of topics including business planning, marketing, finance, management, taxes, and government contracting. You can even apply for a Small Business Administration 7(a) loan or a Community Express loan to get your new enterprise off the ground.


The TROY SBDC provides free consulting to help new entrepreneurs evaluate their business ideas and existing businesses remain competitive in today’s dynamic, global marketplace. Our consultants have advanced degrees and varied backgrounds with years of practical experience.

TROY SBDC consultants provide assistance in the following areas:

  • Developing Business Plans and Loan Proposals
  • Creating Marketing Strategies
  • Identifying Funding Sources
  • Marketing to the Government
  • Starting a Business


To find out more, visit the Small Business Development Center or the Center for International Business and Economic Development.

To learn more about the college, visit the Sorrell College of Business website.