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Small Business Development Center

The SBDC offers one-on-one business consulting at no cost to you. We present our Webinar series every third Wednesday of the month at no cost, and also host a number of seminars and classes throughout the year. All of these services are provided to the small business owners in Kern, Mono, and Inyo Counties.

Upcoming Events

Strategic Pricing Webinar- Webinar Wednesday Series

January 28, 2015 12:05 pm - 1:00 pm

For More Information Click HERE

January Webinar Flyer


Past Events

Kauffman Fast Trac Class

In December 2014, the Small Business Development Center had the honor of graduating 11 entrepreneurs in their Kauffman Fast Trac course. The course taught by Angel Cottrell an SBDC Consultant, was held over a 10 week span where the curriculum focused on growing preexisting and start-up businesses.

For more information on Classes offered by the SBDC Click HERE

Kauffman Class graduates

Pictured Left to Right: Kelly Bearden (Director), Orlando Nunez, Tina Warren, Jay Thompson, Kathy Carpenter, Rich Beiere, Jocelyn Duran, Nila Hogan, Angel Cottrell (Instructor), Ali Morris, Simon Lee, Day Smith, Dr. Mark Evans (P.I.), and Emmanuel Medina Lopez.


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The California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) Small Business Development Center is an affiliate of the UC Merced Small Business Development Center regional network and is partially funded by CSUB, the University of California, Merced and the U.S. Small Business Administration. This is a partnership program under the current Cooperative Agreement with U.S. Small Business Administration and the University of California, Merced. Reasonable accommodations wil be made, upon request, for handicapped individuals.





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


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