University of Houston-Victoria

Small Business Development Center


Our professional staff of consultants provide you with comprehensive, confidential, individualized business consulting services at no cost to you.

Our professional business advisors have experience and specialized training in most areas of business.

They use their real-life business ownership and management experiences to assist you with creating viable business plans, with set growth and survival strategies, while developing realistic marketing strategies, dealing with unanticipated problems, and generating attainable financial goals.

Business advisors are available from 8:00-Noon and from 1PM-5:00PM, Monday through Friday.

In order to become an SBDC client and have access to business assistance, all you have to do is fill out a Request for Counseling form . The electronic form is send to UHV SBDC staff.  Your information is processed and you will be contacted to schedule an appointment with one of our business advisors.

If you want to know more about our services or want to request business assistance, please email us or call us at (361)485-4485.

We can offer you assistance in:

  • Start-up Assistance
    • Business Ownership and Formation
    • Pre-Venture Business Planning
    • Startup & Feasibility Analysis
    • Business Structure & Legal Organization Choices

  • Business Planning
    • License, Permits, Regulations
    • Business Planning
    • Project Feasibility - Forecasting
    • Business Analysis

  • Marketing
    • Market Planning
    • Market Research
    • Customer Service

  • Financing
    • Access to Capital
    • SBA Financing
    • Commercial Financing

  • Accounting
    • Quickbooks Training
    • Bookkeeping/Record Keeping
    • Cash Flow Management

  • Management
    • Human Resource Training
    • Business Management
    • Management Audits