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What We Do

The Prairie View A&M University Small Business Development Center (PVAMU SBDC) provides free business consulting and affordable training seminars for small and medium-sized business owners and managers. The PVAMU SBDC is a business consulting and training center of the University of Houston SBDC Network.

How can the center help my new business?

The PVAMU SBDC offers affordable training seminars on business topics for start-up and pre-venture entrepreneurs. Our training seminars are designed to help broaden your business knowledge and are focused on business basics that will help you make your business a success. Our PVAMU SBDC consultant helps entrepreneurs assess their business ideas and assists with the creation of a solid business plan at no cost.

My business has been established for some time. How can the center help me?

Our PVAMU SBDC consultant helps business owners develop strategies, attract customers, increase sales and improve productivity and profitability, all at no cost. She has extensive, practical experience in various fields, including marketing, finance, retail and management.

Our center offers affordable training seminars taught by instructors and practitioners who share their practical business experience with you. Business topics include marketing, finance, management, computers, taxes and executive skills enhancement.

Through our Network office, we also offer specialized assistance for business owners wanting to sell to the government, do business internationally, or commercialize their technology.