Our primary offices are located at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA.
Small Business Development Center
108 Rockwell Hall
600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0103
Phone: (412) 396-1633
Fax: (412) 396-5884
Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 4:30 PM
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. Our main office is located at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. We also offer services in our outreach locations in Beaver, Butler and Lawrence.
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Get acquainted with the Small Business Development Center:
The Small Business Development Center at Duquesne University was founded in 1986. The Duquesne University SBDC is one of 18 SBDC's in Pennsylvania and is an accredited affiliate of the national network of Small Business Development Centers.
The Duquesne SBDC provides consulting services and educational programs to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, and Lawrence countries. (Environmental and International Programs service a wider range of counties) From helping aspiring entrepreneurs turn ideas into businesses, to helping small firms expand, to providing the information every business person needs to make critical decisions, the SBDC is the resource entrepreneurs in all industry sectors can turn to for help - help that can make the difference between success and failure.
In 2014, the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center provided the following services:
Consulting to 451 Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses over 5723 hours
63 Educational Programs attended by 1270 Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners
Participating in and promoting four open houses
All services are provided by our staff of highly qualified business consultants who have both consulting and business ownership expertise.