People interested in obtaining business advisement with our staff should request an appointment by calling us at (760) 795-8740.
Our clients include existing small business owners as well as aspiring entrepreneurs.
No, the business advising services through the SBDC are free to clients. Our organization is financially supported by Miracosta College and the SBA. However, some of our educational workshops may require clients to pay a small fee to attend.
Yes, our training is open to the general public. We do require that all participants register with us in advance of attending. In some cases, there will be a nominal fees for some of the workshops and training sessions.
The SBDC does not provide loans to businesses. However, we provide information and assistance to business seeking loans. We typically conduct workshops on how to obtain funding for starting or growing a business. In addition, we have special financial Business Advisors to help you prepare for the loan process.
The SBDC has general Business Advisors as well as specialists. Our professionals are experienced in business development and planning as well as business management. We also have specialists that can assist you in such areas as marketing, human resources, finance, and e-business. Based on your needs, we will assign the appropriate Business Advisor to assist you.
No we don't write business plans for clients, but we do offer valuable assistance in helping entrepreneur write their own business plans. Our goal is not to do the work for entrepreneur, but we provide critical guidance that will help individuals start and grow their business Our success is measured by our clients success; so we provide the tools to help them achieve their goals.
The SBDC keeps all client information confidential according to California state regulations. We do not sell your information or share it with outside organizations.
This section is created so you can have question and answers to some common queries about the North San Diego SBDC and our services. If you cannot find an answer to your question, please contact us.