Consulting Training Resources

Your Small Business Success is our Business

The Valley Community Small Business Development Center assists existing businesses to be competitive in a complex marketplace and helps new entrepreneurs realize their dream of business ownership. Through trainings, consultations and referrals these services are offered:

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Business Planning and Management

  • Business Start-Up Assistance
  • Business Plan Development
  • Expansion and Growth
  • Licensing and Permits
  • Human Resource Management
  • Buying and Selling a Business


  • Identifying Market Niches
  • Advertising and Promotional Strategies
  • Business Feasibility Evaluation
  • Marketing Plan Development
  • Pricing, Products, Services
  • Social Media

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Specialized Assistance

  • International Trade
  • Technology Transfer and Commercialization
  • SBIR/STTR Assistance
  • Veterans Assistance
  • Patents and Trademarks
  • Location and Site Analysis
  • Distribution and Manufacturing
  • Government Procurement

Financial Management

  • Cash Flow Management
  • Funding Options
  • Bookkeeping and Accounting
  • Loan Application Assistance
  • Financial Analysis and Projections
  • Business Valuation and Strategies
  • Tax Planning and Requirements
  • Payroll Management


  • Customized Research
  • Professional Consultants
  • Business Training and Workshops
  • Business Library
  • Online Resources
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Business Consultants

Our experts work with businesses in a confidential, one-to-one relationship. Consultants offer guidance and expertise to help expand your business. The SBDC provides the tools you need to grow and succeed.

Business Training

SBDC business consultants and experts in various fields, present low-cost, informative seminars and workshops designed to give small business owners immediate knowledge they can put into action in improving business success.

Our Commitment

  • High-quality business consulting
  • Completely confidential
  • Professional and customized business management consulting, to meet the unique needs of your business
  • Research assistance and interpretive analysis
  • Relevant business management training
  • Guidance in setting and reaching your business goals

Serving these Central Valley Counties

Fresno | Madera | Kings | Tulare

Growing Businesses
Creating Jobs in Central California

Clovis Community College | Herndon Campus

390 West Fir Ave., Building B,
Suite 303, Clovis, CA 93611
(559) 324-6403 |