Entrepreneur Assistance



Assistance for the Entrepreneur

The Doña Ana Community College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers confidential quality counseling and guidance for business owners, prospective owners, and managers. The SBDC is designed with you in mind. Whether you have been in business for some time or are just starting out, we can help you address a multitude of issues and unforeseen problems.

As a member of the New Mexico Small Business Development Center Network, SBDC’s experienced staff can help you.

Our professionals will help you…

  • Develop a business plan to start a new business or make an established business more efficient
  • Learn effective record keeping, accounting and inventory control
  • Create alternatives for solving business marketing problems
  • Find financial resources and assist in the application process for business loan assistance for Southern New Mexico businesses
  • Improve your business and management skills through seminars and workshops
  • Explore business ownership opportunities in Dona Ana and Sierra Counties

The Small Business Development Center at the Doña Ana Community College of New Mexico State University can help you climb the ladder of success.

Specialized Consulting

Our specialized one-on-one, confidential consulting can help you develop an individualized plan, creating alternatives for solving marketing problems, including record keeping, accounting, and inventory control.

Education & Training

Learn the secrets to success in our upcoming workshops and one-on-one counseling sessions.  Take advantage of the wealth of resources and training available on a variety of business related topics.  SBDC educational events are inexpensive and often free to attend.

Topics include:

  • Business loans:  SBA Guarantee, Commercial, and non-traditional loans
  • Taxes
  • Developing a Business Plan
  • Bookkeeping and Accounting
  • Starting a Business
  • Franchise and Contracting
  • Franchise Information
  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Export/Import Business Assistance
  • Management and Succession Planning
  • Business Valuation
  • Government Regulations

We provide quality assistance, education, and resources to potential and existing small businesses to strengthen the economy of New Mexico.

Center for Resource Information

Resource information will help you find a competitive advantage through professional business publications.

Interested in Government Contracts? The NM Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) can help you become “contract ready” and more. Their services are confidential and at NO or LOW cost to you. Contact them 575-528-7431.

Let the SBDC be a Partner you can Count on.