Small Business Development Center

Located in the Dr. Perry W. Ward Advanced Technology Building






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Fax Number:  205-929-2139



Small Business Development Center



The process of starting a business can often be confusing.  For this reason, the Dr. Perry W. Ward Advanced Technology Building's  Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has been established as an integral part of the community outreach provided by Lawson State Community College.  The SBDC provides assistance to both existing small business owners and those thinking about starting a business.  Assistance from the SBDC entails free confidential consulting to entrepreneurs, and low-priced workshops in the areas of grant writing, home-base businesses, non-profit businesses, business plans, office management, basic tax information, word processing, databases, spreadsheet, slideshows, payroll, advertising, real estate, web sites, etc., have been devised to enrich small businesses to grow profitably and proficiently to accomplish set goals.


Services are available from 8:30 4:00 p.m. Monday Friday; and workshops are available from 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. weekly.  The workshops are geared to the small business community.  Please feel free to contact Dr. Alice Tyler Milton (205-929-6306) or Mrs. Eula Todd (205-929-6351) for more information.




Free Consulting

The Small Business Development Center will assist you in managing, marketing, finding, financing, and writing your business plan.


Business Plans

Do you need a helping hand in getting started with your Business Plan? The Ward Building's SBDC will provide you with the necessary skills needed and the boost to get you going a little faster along that path toward Success.



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