Advising Services

The Prairie View A&M University SBDC staff offers FREE confidential business management advising services.Our advisors are experienced business owners with over 35 years of business ownership experience who can assist existing business owners with their business or with starting a new business. They can also help you create a business and marketing plan, review your financials and prepare a loan package for lenders.

FORM 1CLICK HERE for the SBDC Client Agreement.

FORM 2CLICK HERE if you have recently started or planning to start a new business, complete Forms 1, 2 and 4. 

FORM 3 CLICK HERE if you are already in business, please complete Forms 1, 3 and 4.

FORM 4)  SWOT Analysis, please list these items in the body of your email:  
                    *List 5 Strengths
                    *List 5 Weaknesses
                    *List 5 Opportunities
                    *List 5 Threats
For assistance in preparing your SWOT Analysis, you can visit and search"SWOT Analysis" to access resources that might be helpful to you.  However, we assume no responsibility for the content of their website and do not have any form of association, approval, or endorsement relationship with Mind Tools.

Email the appropriate completed forms listed above (along with your SWOT Analysis as requested to SBDC@PVAMU.EDU and one of our Business Advisers will contact you in 2-3 Business Days.