No-Cost & Low-Cost Training for Maryland Small Businesses

The SBDC offers a comprehensive range of training courses and programs.  Our online courses offer an excellent way to work training into your busy schedule when it’s most convenient for you. Our face-to-face sessions will not only provide you with invaluable knowledge, but by sharing ideas and issues with entrepreneurs with similar experiences, you will also have the opportunity to establish beneficial professional relationships.

Designed With You in Mind
SBDC training programs are designed with you in mind. Most courses are offered in the evening and range in length from two hours to several weeks. They are presented by local business leaders from many professional disciplines to help you develop the planning, management, and financial skills necessary to make your business thrive. By leveraging the resources of professionals in the community, we are able to offer a wide range of high-quality workshops, conferences, seminars, and courses at no cost, or a nominal fee.

1. New Venture Series Training – If you are starting a business, come learn how to avoid common pitfalls, explore the feasibility of your idea and increase your chances for success.

2. Growth Accelerator Training – If you are an existing business owner, come learn how to best meet the demands of managing a successful business, including targeted specialty and specific industry arenas.

3. Online Training - Available at your convenience, these modules offer an excellent way to work training into your busy schedule.