Business Planning & Management

The Big Picture

NEC Small Business Development Center at Butte College (SBDC) business consultants will help you see your business in its entirety, from how to start and grow your business, and related legal issues, to selecting the right business form and preparing a business plan.

Road Maps for Business

One-on-one business consultant will help you develop an effective plan in all areas of business - your road map for a successful business.

Good Management Practices

Learn to develop good management practices by setting goals and making strategic decisions based on careful planning.

It’s All About Time

Learn how to effectively manage your time and resources.

Personnel Management

Acquire knowledge to improve your skills in one of the most difficult areas of running a business - personnel management.

Inventory Control

Learn how to track and maintain control over your inventory leading to better cash flow management system. High volume, slow moving inventory is a cost to you.

Access To Capital

SBDC Business Consultants can work with you to identify your financing needs and assist you with putting together a proposal to access funding through bank and other financial institution loans and lines of credit, angel and investment capital, crowdfunding and online sources, and loans from friends and family.  Business consultants can also match you with appropriate loan options and lending entities, and help open pathways for you to access to capital.