Business Training

The UTRGV SBDC sponsors, promotes, and develops seminars on various aspects of small business development and management. The seminars are designed to help small business owners and managers acquire the information that they need to make their businesses more successful. The UTRGV SBDC works closely with the U.S. Small Business Administration and other resource partners to fulfill its mission.

Business Training Areas

  • Business Continuity (Emergency Preparedness)
  • Business Planning & Financing
  • Business Start-up
  • Corporate Contracting
  • Financial Management & Accounting
  • Innovation & Commercialization
  • Insurance
  • International Trade
  • Leadership & Management
  • Marketing & Social Media
  • Payroll Compliance & Basic Labor Law
  • Tax and Business Law

In collaboration with local organizations to spur economic and business development, the UTRGV SBDC also offers in-depth and customized training for existing and new businesses. Eligibility requirements may apply in some sessions.

Specialized Training

  • Kauffman FastTrac GrowthVenture
  • Emerging Ventures

*Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities and limited English proficiency will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance. Call the UTRGV SBDC at (956) 665-7535. Assistance for the hearing impaired can be attained by calling the TDD line at 1.866.410.5787 or 1.866.327.8877.