We offer no-cost business counseling services to Michigan entrepreneurs. Whether you’re thinking about starting a business, you have a new business, or you want to grow your current business, we have you covered.

What can I expect from business counseling sessions?

  • Michigan SBDC advisors are available to meet with you for one-on-one appointments at no cost.
  • Advisors can help you in many areas, such as business plan consultation, financial planning, marketing consulting, cash flow analysis and more
  • Appointments are held at SBDC offices and can take anywhere from 45 minutes to 2 hours

 How can I set up an appointment?

You can make an appointment for no-cost counseling sessions by doing any of the following:

How should I prepare for my appointment?

  • Your assigned MI-SBDC advisor can help you determine what information will be necessary to have prior to your appointment. An advisor will call you prior to your appointment to be sure he/she has all of the information needed.
  • Determine what areas of your business you need help with immediately.
  • Prepare any questions or things you would like to discuss with your advisor.
  • Bring any costs, projections, or other numbers that will help your MI-SBDC advisor help you (interim financials, company tax returns, personal returns for situation involving principals).

Ready to set up a business counseling appointment? Sign up today!