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The Rhode Island Small Business Development Center (RISBDC) at the University of Rhode Island provides local small business owners and entrepreneurs with the services, expertise and resources they need to thrive, including no-cost, one-on-one business counseling to start, grow and maintain their businesses. In addition, RISBDC offers comprehensive training programs, workshops, and seminars covering basic and advanced subjects at little or no cost.

  • Starting a Business
  • Strategic Planning
  • Laws & Regulations
  • Succession Planning
  • Loan Packaging
  • Government Procurement
  • Human Resource Management
  • Accounting & Record Keeping
  • Financial Analysis
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Business Plan Development
  • Market Research
  • Technology
  • Site Selection
  • Financial Projections
Experienced business counselors are available at three convenient locations throughout the state to support you and your business at every stage, from start-up through maturity.

Sign up for a wide range of public workshops, and for one-on-one counseling here: www.risbdc.org

Call 1.401.874.SBDC (7232)