Consulting Services

No-cost, confidential small business consulting.

NO-COST, CONFIDENTIAL CONSULTING SERVICES

If you are thinking about or just starting a business or if you are a manufacturer with less than 500 employees or a service/retail provider with less than 100 employees, you are eligible to use our services. We have assisted businesses with expansion, diversification, international trade, technology, marketing, management, human resources, environmental issues, growing pains, and survival to name a few. If you are interested in working with the Wilkes University SBDC, sign up for a consultation with an SBDC consultant today!

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Wilkes 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.

The federal government encourages small businesses to take on contracting opportunities. The Wilkes SBDC can help you navigate the process.

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.

Request Consulting

Wilkes 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.

The federal government encourages small businesses to take on contracting opportunities. The Wilkes SBDC can help you navigate the process.

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.

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Thinking about Starting a Business?

Attend The First Step Workshop and learn what it takes to start and operate a small business in Pennsylvania. After attending a First Step Workshop, sign up for a confidential one-on-one consultation with your local SBDC consultant to start putting your ideas in to action!

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Consultation & Outreach Partners

The Wilkes University Small Business Development Center provides no-costconfidential consulting to small businesses and to individuals who are interested in starting a small business in Carbon, Columbia, Luzerne, Schuylkill and Sullivan Counties. Our main office is located at 85 South Main Street in Wilkes-Barre, but consultants regularly visit our outreach partners in Bloomsburg, HazletonLehighton, Pottsville and Sullivan County.

238 Market Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
570-784-2522

20 West Broad Street
Hazleton, PA 18201
570-455-1509

137 South Street
Lehighton, PA 18235
610-379-5000

Union Station – One Progress Circle, Suite 201
Pottsville, PA 17901
570-622-1942


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