Consulting Services

No-cost, confidential small business consulting.

NO-COST, CONFIDENTIAL CONSULTING SERVICES

Established companies can work with SBDC consultants and staff to receive help with a wide array of topics such as:

  • Business research
  • Human resources
  • Risk Management
  • Business plans
  • Marketing plans
  • Feasibility studies
  • Market research
  • Loan proposals
  • Accounting systems
  • Personnel plans
  • Strategic plans
  • Financing options
  • Managing and growing a new business
  • Developing new markets
  • Product development
  • Preliminary patent search, inventions
  • Accounting & legal issues
  • Business research
  • Human resources
  • Risk Management
  • Business plans
  • Marketing plans
  • Feasibility studies
  • Market research
  • Loan proposals
  • Accounting systems
  • Personnel plans
  • Strategic plans
  • Financing options
  • Managing and growing a new business
  • Developing new markets
  • Product development
  • Preliminary patent search, inventions
  • Accounting & legal issues

In addition, Lehigh University student project teams are also available to qualified existing companies.

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Looking to start a business?

For those exploring the idea of a business or who are in the planning stages, the place to start is at the SBDC First Step program. These sessions are held throughout the year. First Step topics include:

  • Ways to get into business
  • Resources to help you start
  • Ways to get into business
  • Resources to help you start
  • Permits and licenses
  • Regulations
  • Registrations
  • Credit & financing concerns
  • And more plus ample time for Q&A

Ready to start? Complete our Request for Service today and connect with one of our expert consultants.

Lehigh University SBDC services cover a range of topics relevant to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. Click on the links below to learn more.

Learn the basics of starting a business and successfully operating a business.

Get consulting services to assist with an expansion plan, identify funding sources, or marketing to help your business grow.

Prepare yourself on how to purchase a business or sell a business with guidance from our experienced consultants.

Learn how to start, manage, and grow your agriculture-based business with assistance from our Ag Business Specialists.

Learn how to protect your company’s assets from potential threats.

Consulting services to assist with developing a disaster plan and securing federal and state disaster loans.

Learn how to comply with environmental requirements and get assistance with permit applications.

The Lehigh Export Network (LEXNET) provides export consulting to small firms.

Learn how to effectively market your business and drive business growth.

Prepare for government procurement and contracting with assistance from our government marketing specialists.

Businesses that sell products or services can benefit from supply chain consulting which can impact revenue and overall profitability.

Explore product development and learn how to bring new technologies to market.


Financing Assistance Program

The Financing Assistance Program can inform clients on financing options. Your Consultant can provide guidance on how to structure a financial package and develop loan proposals.

Request Consulting

Lehigh University SBDC services cover a range of topics relevant to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. Click on the links below to learn more.

Learn the basics of starting a business and successfully operating a business.

Get consulting services to assist with an expansion plan, identify funding sources, or marketing to help your business grow.

Prepare yourself on how to purchase a business or sell a business with guidance from our experienced consultants.

Learn how to start, manage, and grow your agriculture-based business with assistance from our Ag Business Specialists.

Learn how to protect your company’s assets from potential threats.

Consulting services to assist with developing a disaster plan and securing federal and state disaster loans.

Learn how to comply with environmental requirements and get assistance with permit applications.

Become a successful exporter and find new markets with assistance from our certified international trade consultants.

Learn how to effectively market your business and drive business growth.

Prepare for government procurement and contracting with assistance from our government marketing specialists.

Businesses that sell products or services can benefit from supply chain consulting which can impact revenue and overall profitability.

Explore product development and learn how to bring new technologies to market.


Financing Assistance Program

The Financing Assistance Program can inform clients on financing options. Your Consultant can provide guidance on how to structure a financial package and develop loan proposals.

Request Consulting