Small Business Development Center


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.


Upcoming April Webinars...

RECENT Webinars

"QuickBooks for Your Desktop - Intermediate Tips & Tricks"

Aired March 22, 2017

Are your QuickBooks up and running? Learn tips and tricks to make your financial tracking more efficient. This webinar covers: tracking 1099 vendors, running financial reports, cleaning up your accounts and class tracking.

"Cottage Food Law : Trending Topics"

Aired Sept 28, 2016

Is California moving toward a food sharing economy? Legislation has been introduced to make everything legal that comes out of a home based kitchen. What do you need to know about this movement that could change food service as we know it?
Donna Fenton, head of the Kern County Environmental Health Department joins us to dish out an smorgasbord of possibilities on what could be opportunities for crafty foodpreneurs and likely headaches for her and staff.

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The CSU Bakersfield SBDC is part of the UC Merced Regional Network.

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




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Step 2: We match a Business Consultant to your needs
Step 3: 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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