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Welcome to LSBDC at University of Louisiana Monroe

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana Monroe was created in 1977 and is an outreach service of ULM College of Business Administration. The program became fully operational in 1983. The Center provides business consulting at no cost to entrepreneurs who want to start new ventures and to small business owners who want to improve their business. LSBDC at ULM also provides low-cost, continuing education programs and technical assistance at no cost.
The LSBDC at ULM serves Northeast Louisiana including Caldwell, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, and West Carroll parishes. 

Upcoming Events
2014 Bankers Roundtable
Thursday, October 23, 8:30 AM
LSBDC at ULM Training Event at, CenturyLink, Monroe, Louisiana

LSBDC at ULM and FDIC present: 2014 Bankers Roundtable Join us Thursday, October 23 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM at CenturyLink for the 2014 Bankers Ro...Read More

Thursday, October 30, 8:00 AM
University of Louisiana at Monroe, Anna Gray Noe Alumni Center, *Monroe

A Life Cycle Approach to M/WBE Business Growth Many dynamics impact your business growth locally. A true understanding and assessment of your compa...Read More

Starting and Financing a Small Business
Thursday, November 13, 6:00 PM
LSBDC at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Hemphill Hall Room 113, *Monroe

This workshop is highly recommended for all individuals interested in determining the feasibility of their business idea, planning to start or have r...Read More

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Stubbs Hall, Room 217
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209
Phone: 318-342-1224

Monday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am to 11:30 am

Latest news from our partners

ULM Child Development Center partners with local business for fundraiser

Newk's Eatery in Monroe will host a fundraiser for the University of Louisiana at Monroe Child Development Center on Tuesday, October 21, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m to raise money for repairs caused by the recent tornado....
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ULM Water Ski dominates field for 26th National Championship

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Water Ski Team won its 26th National Championship this past weekend at Tri-Lakes in Zachary. The team has won four years in a row and 26 titles in the 36 years of the competition's existence....
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“We needed help with our business plan and industry information. It [assistance from the LSBDC at ULM] was very helpful in the planning and development of each stage of our business.”     

Jodi & Jody Wood, Owners

Wood Marine

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center Network, hosted by the University of Louisiana at Monroe, is an accredited member of the National Association
of Small Business Development Centers and funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana Economic
Development and participating universities. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. All opinions, conclusions or
recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons
with disabilities and/or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
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