Duquesne Small Business Development Center

Helping businesses start,

grow and prosper

Start a Business Grow a Business Planning for the Future

The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers no-cost, confidential consulting services and training workshops for small businesses and those who are thinking of starting a business in southwestern Pennsylvania.


Management Consulting

International Business Operations

Environmental Management Assistance

Specialized Consulting for Technology Firms

Training Workshops


Contact Us

Duquesne University

Small Business Development Center

108 Rockwell Hall 600 Forbes Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0103


P: (412) 396-6233

F: (412) 396-5884

E: duqsbdc@duq.edu

H: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30 


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WebNotes contain brief articles and full length guides on business management topics as well as tools for business planning.



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Information You Need to Start Your Small Business: Web Pages, PDFs,

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What's Happening?

Learn more about the IMPACT Latin American Trade Mission from Duquesne SBDC Director Dr. Mary McKinney and Global Business Manager Brent Rondon in a KQV Radio Interview

Join us for Simple Strategic Planning: Getting Results so you can strategically plan for the new year.

Get behind the numbers & increase your profits with our Understanding Financial Statements Workshop beginning January 28th

Congratulations: We are excited to announce that our Business Consultant Gonzalo Manchego recently received the Inclusive Innovation Award from Urban Innovation21. Five of Gonzalo's clients were winners in the Hill Business Plan Contest.