Small Business Development Center

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The New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Ocean County College is part of a national network of university/college-based centers that provide comprehensive counseling and educational opportunities to small business owners and potential owners. The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) network is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers, the leading provider of small business consulting and management services, is a non-profit, federal-state-educational partnership. Additional funding is provided through the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and Rutgers Business School: Graduate Programs - Newark and New Brunswick.

Counseling services are provided at a no cost basis by private consultants, faculty, and SBDC staff.

Educational courses, workshops and conferences are designed to give managers, owners and potential owners the tools needed to analyze and resolve business problems and to keep informed of educational, financial, research and international trade developments.

We offer the following courses: