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Business Advising

The UHV Small Business Development Center offers valuable assistance to both aspiring and established small business owners, empowering them to enhance their managerial capabilities. Our dedicated team provides confidential guidance and technical support across a spectrum of business domains, encompassing business planning, financing, management, marketing, compliance, exporting, and human resources.

Serving a wide geographical reach, we extend our services to 11 counties: Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Karnes, Lavaca, Refugio, and Victoria. 


Our business advising offerings encompass a broad spectrum of support, which includes but is not limited to:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Financial Analysis
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Market Planning and Research
  • Financing Alternatives
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Budgeting and Reporting
  • Business Taxation
  • Import/Export Opportunities
  • Novel Product Innovation
  • Exploration of Franchising Avenues
  • Pursuit of Government Contracts
  • Human Resources Management
  • Customer Service Excellence

Certified Business Advisors

Our team of Certified Business Advisors provides comprehensive and personalized business guidance. Advisors undergo a series of rigorous business certifications to enhance their advisory skills. Our business advising services are held in strict confidence and are offered at no cost. Leveraging their extensive experience and specialized training, our professional advisors are well-prepared to collaborate with you in crafting viable business plans, establishing strategies for growth and survival, developing pragmatic marketing tactics, tackling unexpected challenges, and setting achievable financial goals. 

Committed to nurturing your business aspirations, our staff is dedicated to delivering expert guidance and resourceful assistance. At the heart of our approach lies a client-centered focus, exemplified by our one-on-one confidential business advising, thoughtfully tailored to your individual circumstances. 

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Funded in part through the State of Texas and a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the UHV SBDC at or (361) 485-4485.