No Cost One-on-One Counseling
Counseling is available at no cost to individuals who want to improve, revitalize or expand their companies, or develop a new venture. To obtain counseling assistance, please complete the Counseling Application on the MI-SBTDC State Headquarters website.
Or contact your nearest regional office for information, which can be located under “Contact Us” at www.misbtdc.org. To contact the I-69 Trade Corridor offices serving Genesee, Lapeer, Shiawassee and St. Clair counties, call 810.762.9660.
Consultants include experienced and established professionals who share their knowledge regarding business development. Examples of assistance offered:
- Business planning and development
- Market research and development
- Business challenges resolution
- Employee relations
- Access to financing
- Marketing strategies
- Financial analysis
Low-cost and no-cost training sessions are available through MI-SBTDC that cover a broad range of topics from starting a business, securing financing, writing a business and marketing plans, financial management, to exporting and tax issues. Seminars, workshops and programs are offered throughout the year and throughout the state. A complete list of training descriptions, including dates and online registration, is available at www.misbtdc.org/training
As part of the MI-SBTDC network and through the Seidman College of Business Information Services at Grand Valley State University, SBTDC counselors can access essential data on a wide range of topics including market research that can be useful for developing a new company and/or for an existing firm to gain a competitive edge.