|Mission||We provide one on one business consulting for free to small business owners in Union County, New Jersey. Helping grow stronger businesses in New Jersey.|
The Kean University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is part of a national network of over 1,000 such centers whose mission is to comprehensively assist individuals to start new business or to grow establish businesses. The Kean SBDC serves Union County
Funded primarily by the U.S Small Business Administration, the NJ EDA and Kean University. The SBDC provides free professional, one-on-one management consulting and low-cost training in all aspects of business development. Comprehensive, quality consulting is the heart of the SBDC program and is provided free of charge by professional in their field.
Training takes the form of workshops, seminars and conferences on topics such as Starting a Small Business, Marketing, Financing, Accounting, Developing a Business Plan, Managing E-Commerce , and more.
Additional services include topical research projects a library of current "how to" guides and periodicals, directories, videos, demographic information, etc. and referral/networking/clearinghouse services in which callers or clients can be referred to appropriate professional or agencies.