Like many other Waubonsee services, this department is providing help through virtual means including live chat. Please view our Services Directory for key information and contact methods.

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Through the SBDC, small business owners, both prospective and existing, can obtain essential management, marketing and financial coaching. We offer no-cost one-on-one coaching and a wide variety of low-cost events and workshops to help make your business a success.

We can help you:
  • Perform a financial checkup
  • Troubleshoot management issues
  • Develop marketing strategies
  • Create a business plan
  • Identify funding opportunities
  • Plan growth strategies

SBDC Workshops

Work smarter, not harder! Check out our workshops for Small Business owners that will help you make connections, hone your skills and gain the marketing insights you need for success.

Topics include:

  • DIY Website Designer
  • Starting Your Business
  • Valuation and Exit Strategy
  • Sales Kickstart
  • Social Media Basics
  • Google Business and Analytics
  • Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law
    and more!

View our SBDC Workshops

Business Growth Academy

How to Find Money and Other Resources for Your Business

Starting your business takes resources! Learn about SBA loans, microloans, marketing resources, government contracts, business planning, templates and resources.

Tuesday, April 7 from 8-10 a.m.

Waubonsee Community College

Aurora Downtown Campus, Room 160

18 S. River Street, Aurora, IL 60506

Register Here

Request an Appointment


Request an SBDC appointment through the Illinois SBDC website.

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If you need a sign language interpreter or an accommodation for an event, please contact the Illinois Small Business Development Center at (630) 906-4143. A minimum of two weeks’ notice is requested.

The SBDC at Waubonsee Community College is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.