About Us

The Small Business Development Center at Gannon University offers many of its services at absolutely no charge. All we ask is that you bring an open mind and a desire to gain the extra edge that will separate your business from the rest.

Helping you start, grow, and prosper

Whether you are looking to start a business, solve a problem facing your current business, or launch a new product, you may need the help of a professional.

The team of consultants offers an affordable and professional solution.

Whatever your challenge, a SBDC consultant is ready to meet with you, one-on-one, to help you launch your business, discuss your existing business plan, or help you develop the strategies you need to meet your goals. Our consulting services are offered free of charge and your information is always confidential. 

We can offer a consultant who is uniquely qualified to help you create an effective strategy. Our consultants have expertise in:

  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Capital Acquisition
  • Computing Applications
  • e-Commerce
  • Environmental Management Issues
  • Financing and Loan Packaging
  • Franchising
  • Home-based Business
  • International Trade
  • Management
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Minority Business Development
  • Public Relations
  • Retailing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technology Commercialization
  • Worker Health and Safety Issues