Missouri SBDC at UMKC’s business coaches provide no-cost coaching to entrepreneurs and small business owners who need assistance launching or growing their small business.
SBDC coaches are experienced and knowledgeable business advisors that work with you, providing expertise, guidance, accountability and feedback, as well as access to a wide range of local, regional and national resources. It’s all designed to make your business more effective and competitive.
SBDC coaches work as teammates, providing practical, hands-on training for small businesses. Skilled professionals offer experience in many areas, including marketing and sales, accounting, financial analysis and cost control, personnel, inventory control, business start-up or acquisition and business liquidation or sale. Coaches can assist you in local, state, national and international markets.
SBDC coaches are qualified to help you take financial inventory and assist you in determining your business’s strengths, weaknesses, growth potential and capital needs. Our consultants are uniquely qualified to help you explore financing options and can also provide assistance in developing financial plans and presentations for banks or investors. Financial analysis tools are also available.
For long-term success, your business must continuously assess its operations to ensure it can remain competitive in the face of changing market trends. Missouri SBDC at UMKC advisors can provide business assessments that highlight opportunities for improvement and a plan of action to incorporate suggestions into your daily operation.
In addition to the wide range of services SBDC offers for a variety of industries, we specialize in:
- Developing technology-based businesses through our SBTDC branch
- Working with university researchers in commercializing innovative technologies
- Helping traditional businesses poised for growth and expansion
- Assisting serial entrepreneurs with new ventures
All information you provide is strictly confidential, which allows you to share financial and other sensitive information with your advisor.
CONTACT: Complete the Contact Us form to request assistance.