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Small Business Development Center – Kutztown University

The Kutztown Small Business Development Center offers existing businesses and early-stage entrepreneurs access to no cost, confidential consulting services, and learning opportunities. We provide services at our outreach offices in Kutztown, Reading, Harrisburg, Exton, Lancaster, and York.

The mission of the Kutztown Small Business Development Center is to Empower aspiring and existing small business owners with the knowledge, resources, consulting, and mentoring they need to start, grow, and prosper.

Services Area

Lancaster County and Surrounding Counties

Type of Organization

Educational Institution

Cost for Services

Free, Fee, Scholarships/Subsidized

Types of Services

  • Accounting, Bookkeeping, & Taxes
  • Business Plan Development
  • Certifications
  • Growth Strategies
  • IT Services
  • Licensing, Insurance, Credentials
  • Market Research
  • Marketing
  • Networking & Events
  • Product Development
  • Social Media & Website
  • Startup Basics
  • Wholesale & Supply Chain
  • Workforce Development
  • Something Else

How Services are Delivered

  • In Person Classes
  • Mentoring
  • Networking
  • One-on-One
  • Online Classes
  • Toolkits
  • Webinars
  • Workshops

Services Offerings

5-Week Business Skills for Success for Entrepreneurs

During the five-week seminar, the Kutztown University Small Business Development Center will utilize an innovative blended learning model for education. Our model uses, in addition to class lessons, online...   Read More




Summer, Fall


In Person Class, Online Class

9-Week Financial Training

The Financial Boot Camp is a 9-week training webinar series that is for early-stage and existing business owners who are looking to gain knowledge on a variety of financial topics. Each week there are...   Read More

View 9-Week Financial Training






Online Class, Webinar

Business Growth Conferences

Business Growth Conferences are held multiple times a year as a way for small business owners to learn about different topics, network, and connect with the KU SBDC further. The topics vary from conference to...   Read More




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter


In Person Class, Networking, Online Class