Small Business Development Center

Illinois SBDC at Harper College helps businesses start, grow and expand.

SBDC provides on-to-one consulting.

Growing a small business is no small task. Need help to expand or improve your existing business? Contemplating launching a new business? We can help.

The Illinois SBDC at Harper College provides:

Free individual small business advising/coaching

Our talented team of seasoned business advisors will help you identify, understand and overcome the challenges of running a successful business. From someone who has an idea for a home-based business to an established company in need of capital to finance their next stage of growth, we work closely with our clients to find solutions that work best for them. Schedule your free appointment today.

May 2014 Workshops and Seminars

Financial Boot Camp

May 1,8,15 and 22  from  9 a.m. to 11 a.m. More information and registration

What Our Clients Say

Branding Workshop 
"It was fun and interactive. Kept us involved and engaged.."  Cheryl S, small business owner

Marketing Boot Camp
"Great content.  Creative writing exercise was helpful. Really relates to small business owners - how overwhelming it is wearing many hats." Becky H., small business owner

Where are you on the business continuum?

Business continuum


Thinking:  I have a great business idea.

Launching: I've evaluated my idea and am ready to launch my business.

Growing:  I want to take my established business to the next level.

Exiting: I'm ready to merge, cash out or pass the business on to the next generation.