Welcome to the South San Diego Small Business Development Center​

Did you know…The SBDC is a leading provider of consulting services and workshops for the small businesses in the south San Diego Region? We have experienced Business Advisor that will focus on your business’s specific needs. Our workshops are conducted by industry experts in Marketing, Procurement, Financial Analysis, and other business management topics. Whether you are operating an existing business or starting a business, we have the knowledge, resources and skills to help you build and maintain a successful business.

Come be a part of San Diego's best kept small business secret- the SBDC! Call us today and we will create a team of advisors to help your business grow sales, find capital, create or expand your business' online presence, and more!

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Get assistance to manage a successful business. Set up an appointment today with a Business Advisor to accelerate your growth or start your business venture!


Classes & Workshops

SBDC's comprehensive business management classes and workshops deliver effective tools to grow your business. Register today!

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SBDC Services

Our services address your needs with management assistance and training for small businesses with on-site resources available for a variety of businesses.

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  • Accounting / Quickbooks
  • Marketing / Public Relations
  • Business Plan Assistance
  • Growth & Expansion Strategies
  • Sales & Customer Service
  • Financial Analysis / Cash Flow Management
  • Business Structure / Formation
  • Merchandising
  • E-commerce & Online Sales


The South San Diego SBDC mission is to grow the economic vitality of our community and our State, fostering job creation and retention, capital investments, and dynamic innovations that support an ever-improving quality of life for everyone in our community.

This mission is accomplished by assisting local small businesses and entrepreneurs build a foundation for individual and company success through individual counseling, organized business education, and innovative special programs.


SBDC Fact Sheet

What is the Small Business Development Center? The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) was created by the U.S. Congress in 1980, and there are over 1,000 centers throughout the United States. Most…

Hosts & Sponsors

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The San Diego SBDC center is hosted by Southwestern Community College, and funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Educational Institutions.

All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested in advance. Contact: Contact: Michael Sovacool, 619-727-4868, michael.sovacool@sba.gov.