About Us

The Missouri Small Business Development Center at Missouri State University is a leading resource for growing and developing businesses serving 16 counties in southwest Missouri.

With offices located in Springfield and West Plains, the MSU SBDC offers one-on-one consulting and training to current and prospective business owners.  Part of the efactory business support programs, the MSU SBDC was established to help accelerate Missouri’s economy.

The Missouri Small Business Development Center achieves this by helping businesses thrive through coaching, training, technical assistance, and services including business planning, operational strategy, market research, financial projections and much more.

Local offices, national expertise.

The MO SBDC is part of a larger state and nationwide network of business resource programs, funded in part through the University of Missouri Office of Extension and the U.S. Small Business Administration.  The Missouri Small Business Development Centers help businesses in every stage from concept to start-up, growth to renewal, maturity to succession.

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