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Welcome to the Temple University Small Business Development Center (SBDC)    

The mission of the Temple SBDC is to help businesses start-up, grow and succeed. The SBDC provides high-quality educational programs and business consulting services for aspiring entrepreneurs and small emerging businesses in Southeastern Pennsylvania. The wide range of consulting and training services offered by the Temple SBDC coupled with the expertise and diversity of our staff uniquely positions the SBDC as a vital resource in the economic development community.

Educational Programs and Events

Designed specifically for small business, SBDC educational programs provide exceptional training opportunities for start-up and existing business owners. The primary purpose of our educational programs and events is to educate entrepreneurs, existing business owners, and managers on a variety of topics that will help them develop and grow their business. Some of the topics include Business startup, Business Operations and Management, Finance, Strategic Planning, Marketing and Sales, Human Resources and Legal Issues. Our events are affordable, practical, interactive and innovative, and are designed to help entrepreneurs at every stage of business growth from start-up to maturity.

To register see courses and certificates listed below. For additional information about our educational programs and events, contact the Temple SBDC Training Department at (215) 204-3856 or via email at

Other Learning Opportunities

In addition to educational programs and consulting services, the SBDC offers several specialized programs, such as International Trade, Environmental Management, Government Procurement, Creative Services, Legal Services, and a Business Incubator Program. Our specialized programs are designed to assist existing businesses to expand and grow their operations. Specialized programs offer events that can be found under courses below. For more information about SBDC services, contact the Temple SBDC at (215) 204-7282 or via email at

Register Online

To register for any of the courses or certificate programs listed below please browse through our offerings below. You can sign up by creating a new account or if you have used this service before just log in using your credentials and add the course you are interested in and you are all done.

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