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Our SBDC helps stimulate economic growth by helping small businesses succeed. We provide knowledge and support throughout a vast array of expertise including business planning, loan packaging, social media marketing, e-commerce, media buying, public relations, insurance, food services, intellectual property, human resources, and more.



RECENT Webinars

"CA Labor Law Mid-Year Update"

Aired June 27, 2018

This presentation will explain the legislative changes, new regulations, and guidelines created by state and federal agencies that will small business owners. 

To view past webinars, click the link:  SBDC Webinars Archive Homepage


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2018 Upcoming Webinars

The Blueprint for Small Business Success

with Tom Weir

July 11, 2018

Looking for a streamline approach to preparing your business plan? Join Lead Consultant Tom Weir, as he takes you through the blueprint of small business. This 9-box blueprint follows the ideology of the business model generation canvas. This roadmap will help your business produce, deliver, market, and make money.

Trust & Ethics in the Digital World

July 25, 2018 The digital age has catapulted humanity into new territory where our analog ethics cannot keep up. Blasingame's says, "Hundreds of years before artificial intelligence takes us down, humans will do it to themselves by failing to establish effective digital ethics." This presentation will take us though how trust will be developed during this program this paradigm shift from analog ethics to digital ethics. 

* All Webinars take place during 12:05 pm - 1:00 pm. So get ready to LUNCH & LEARN!

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The California State University Bakersfield SBDC is part of the Central California Network hosted by UC Merced.

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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the US Small Business Administration.




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Step 1: We match a Business Consultant to your needs
Step 2: Consultant contacts you for no-cost consulting

For more information on SBDC services, please contact the SBDC office. 661-654-2856 - General information provided below.


Monday- Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
(661) 654-2856
1631 17th St. Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93301


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