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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Click Here to register for the CONEXPO Latin America Catalog Show-$300



Hispanic and disadvantaged businesses and start-ups can now enter the Neo Lab accelerator and gain individualized and continuous consulting and mentoring throughout the summer months to move their businesses forward

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Unemployed and Looking to Start a Business?

Learn more about the Venture Into Entrepreneurship Program

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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?

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

Neo Lab is accelerating Hispanic and disadvantaged business start-ups and business growth. Neo Lab is accepting business clients in Spring 2015

Exit Planning for Your Business Series: If you own a small business and have considered selling it, this series will give you the knowledge & tools to get the most out of what you have built for yourself, your family and your employees. September 18th and 25th (two part series)

Get behind the numbers & increase your profits with our Understanding Financial Statements Workshop beginning September 22nd

Congratulations: We are excited to annouce 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.