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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*Announcement for office visits* 

The SBDC has moved to 100 Rockwell Hall due to building renovations.

The Boyd Street entrance to Rockwell is closed.

Enter on Forbes Street through glass doors.

Take elevator at end of hall to level B (one level up).

Exit onto floor B and take two lefts.

Office is on the left. 



Upcoming Events 


20th Annual Entrepreneur's Growth & Networking Conference Presentations (Attendees Only)


More Information about Upcoming Events


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In English 

En Español





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?

Check out our most recent success story of Thrive Chiropractic here 

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

Have you ever wanted to start your own business but not you don't know where to begin? We have plenty of First Step Workshops coming up in the future! Click here for upcoming dates