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) 396-1633

F: (412) 396-5884

E: duqsbdc@duq.edu

H: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30 


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Upcoming Events 


Overcoming What's Holding You Back in Your Business



Export Basics



More Information about Upcoming Events


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



Resources in a Click


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

Videos, and More!



What's Happening?

The Duquesne University SBDC is taking U.S. businesses on 3 trips to Mexico and Peru this year.

A special thanks to our 2016 Entrepreneur's Growth and Networking Conference Sponsors for another successful year!

So you have built a strong business. What’s next? Are you considering selling or exiting? How can the SBDC help you? Start your planning today by attending the “Exit Planning For Your Business” workshop at Duquesne University on September 29th.