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 Workshops/Webinars

RECENT Webinars

"Social Media for your Business - 15 Mins a Day "

Aired June 8, 2016

Christie Osborne, our social media expert will show you the tips and tricks on maintaining your social media to engage the audience you want or deserve on just 15 minutes a day. Get the "ins" and "outs" of social media marketing for your business in a fraction of the time.

"Understand Quickbooks"

Aired May 25, 2016

Our expert Quickbooks Pro Advisor will teach you what it takes to get you up and running. From setting up your company to managing your chart of accounts. This webinar will cover accounting basics and beyond such as: receiving payments, analyzing financial data, and so much more.

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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 1: Register Above!
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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