Duquesne Small Business Development Center

Helping businesses start,

grow and prosper

Start a Business Grow a Business Planning for the Future

The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers no-cost, confidential consulting services and training workshops for small businesses and those who are thinking of starting a business in southwestern Pennsylvania.


Management Consulting

International Business Operations

Environmental Management Assistance

Specialized Consulting for Technology Firms

Training Workshops


Contact Us

Duquesne University

Small Business Development Center

108 Rockwell Hall 600 Forbes Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0103


P: (412) 396-6233

F: (412) 396-5884

E: duqsbdc@duq.edu

H: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30 


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If you attended the Entrepreneur's Growth Conference Click Here

SBDC clients talk about their experiences in becoming entrepreneurs





WebNotes contain brief articles and full length guides on business management topics as well as tools for business planning.



Resources in a Click


Information You Need to Start Your Small Business: Web Pages, PDFs,

Videos, and More!



What's Happening?

Congratulations: We are excited to annouce that our Business Consultant Gonzalo Manchego recently received the Inclusive Innovation Award from Urban Innovation21.  Five of Gonzalo's clients were winners in the Hill Business Plan Contest.

Transition Planning for your Business: Whether it be to grow, merge, exit or sell...Plan for your business' future

Does your business need money to grow? Attend our Meet the Lenders event October 23

Less than 1% of U.S. businesses export. From those that do, nearly 2/3 export to only one country. 95% of the world's population lives outside the U.S. Learn how to go global at the Export Basics Seminar.

Success Story: Art and Family