Truman State University's Small Business Technology & Development Center is part of a nationwide network of SBTDC programs and is affiliated with and supported by Truman's School of Business. We are one of nine full-service centers and eight satellite centers that comprise the Missouri SBTDC Network
The Missouri Small Business Technology & Development Centers provide counseling in such areas as business plan development, financial management, market feasibility, international trade, franchising and licensing, inventory, marketing and more.
Training program topics include accounting, marketing, getting started in business, taxes, financial analysis, cash flow analysis, customer service and business plans.
Information and technology resources include computerized patent, trademark and copyright searches; computerized exporting leads; product design, testing and SMART overview quality control; manufacturing studies; and plant layout.
Each year, the MO SBTDC network counsels more than 3,000 clients. Most services are offered at no charge to clients.
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement
with the U.S. Small Business Administration.