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Pennsylvania SBDCs. Mission: Help small businesses grow and succeed Provide high quality business consulting Provide high quality interactive training for start-up entrepreneurs & existing businesses. Temple University Small Business Development Center. SBDC Services.

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Temple university small business development center

Mission:

Help small businesses grow and succeed

Provide high quality business consulting

Provide high quality interactive training for

start-up entrepreneurs & existing businesses

Temple University Small Business Development Center


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SBDC Services

  • Business Management Consulting

    • Start-ups

    • Existing businesses

  • Training

  • Seminars and workshops

  • Business Development Incubator


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Temple SBDC Year 2002 Results

  • Entrepreneurs Consulted 756

  • Consulting Hours 14,701

  • Training Workshops, Seminars & Courses 60

  • Training Event Attendees 1,252

  • Jobs Retained 585

  • Jobs Created 299

  • Financing Obtained $7,000,200

  • Government Contracts Secured $40,800,748

  • Business Ownership

    • Male 44%

    • Female 30%

    • Dual 26%


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SBDC Specialty Programs

• Government Procurement

  • International Trade

  • Environmental Assistance Management

  • Creative Advertising

  • Business Development Incubator

  • Management Services for High Growth Companies (SBIR/STTR)


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Creative Department

  • Conceptual graphic design and copywriting services for marketing materials

    • Logos

    • Letterheads

    • Brochures

    • Business cards

    • Newsletters

    • Marketing folders



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Environmental Assistance

  • Understanding environmental permit and compliance requirements

  • Liaison to regulatory enforcement agencies

  • On-site pollution prevention assessment

  • Energy efficiency assessment

  • Commercializing new environmental technologies


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Technology Company Assistance

  • Information technology

  • Website analysis

  • Intellectual property rights

  • E-Business

  • Early stage funding

  • Research & Development

  • SBIR/STTR Grants


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Government Procurement

  • Assistance with federal, state & city certifications for minority owned businesses

  • Research on government procurement

  • Bid leads

  • Federal acquisition regulations

  • Certification considerations

  • Solicitation assistance


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Business Development Incubator

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  • Provide office space and equipment

  • Access to management consultants

  • Training seminars

  • Full-time Businesses – 7

  • Part-time businesses - 5


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Legal Clinic Services

  • Incorporating a Business

  • Designing a Contract between Business Partners

  • Evaluating or Negotiating Contractual Provisions

  • Analyzing Leases and Other Real Estate Agreements

  • Negotiating, Arbitrating and Settling Disputes

  • Credit Repair for Your Business


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SBDC Training

  • Seminars

    • Entrepreneurial Success Workshop Series (ESWS)

      • Pre-Business

      • Business Nuts & Bolts

      • Business Plan Workshop

    • Construction Management Certificate Program

    • Preparing for Financial Success

    • Marketing Dynamics Series

    • The Basics of Retail Success

    • Other management seminars


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International Trade Program Mission

  • To offer a statewide system of comprehensive international trade consulting services that includes:

    • Consulting, education & training to clients exploring or actively participating in international trade

    • Provide clients with the opportunity to expand into foreign markets


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Centers with International Trade Consultants

  • Duquesne University SBDC

  • Gannon University SBDC

  • Kutztown University SBDC

  • Lehigh University SBDC

  • St. Francis University SBDC

  • St. Vincent College SBDC

  • Temple University SBDC

  • Scranton University SBDC


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International Trade Program Offerings

  • SEMINARS: (Examples)

  • Breaking Into the Trade Game Series (E-TAP)

  • Business Executives Enforcement Team (BEET)

  • Specific Country Briefings:

  • “Bringing the World to You”

  • CE Mark

  • International Law - Patents & Trademarks


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International Trade Program Offerings

  • One on One Consulting - Assistance in:

  • Assessing international trade readiness

    • Identifying your best potential markets

  • Bringing foreign trade opportunities to the client

    • Finding and meeting potential buyers and distributors

  • Information on how to do business in target markets

    • Identifying international promotional events

  • Assistance in foreign language translation (some languages)

    • Providing sources of financing

  • Assist companies in utilizing government foreign trade offices


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    International Trade Program Offerings

    • Business Spanish Projects

    • Company that is looking for new international market penetration

    • Project specifically for Spanish speaking countries

    • Written research report with PowerPoint presentation in English and Spanish


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    International Trade Program Offerings

    • Temple University International Business Capstone

    • Company that is looking for new international market penetration

    • Semester long project for graduating seniors from Temple Fox School of Business & Management

    • Written research report & presentation

    • Final presentation at Temple SBDC



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    Partnerships - U.S. Commercial Service

    • Grouped Into Four Marketing Categories:

      • Consulting and Advocacy

      • Market Research

      • Finding International Partners

      • Trade Events


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    Partnerships – U.S. Commercial Service

    Marketing Categories and Services


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    Partnerships

    Global Trade & Technology Network


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    Partnerships

    Global Trade & Technology Network

    Mission Statement

    “To facilitate sustainable economic

    growth in developing countries and

    emerging markets through business linkages and technology transfers.”


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    Partnerships - GTN

    • www.usgtn.net

    • Temple SBDC is one of the representatives for GTN

    • No-cost electronic trade leads program sponsored by the

    • U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID)

    • - GTN promotes the transfer of technology to developing counties by providing trade opportunities to U.S. small and medium-sized firms.


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    GTN Global Presence

    • Africa

      • Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

    • Asia

      • Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam

    • Near East

      • Lebanon and Tunisia

    • Eastern Europe & Eurasia

      • - Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania

    • Latin America and the Caribbean

      • Brazil, Jamaica, Mexico


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    Partnerships - GTN

    • Services:

    • Trade and Investment Business Matching Services

    • Technology Transfer

    • Trade Lead Follow-Up Services

    • Trade and Investment Finance Referrals

    • Business Development Missions

    • Market Information


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    GTN Trade Lead “Lifecycle”

    1

    Registration & Completion of Buy/Sell Profile

    Lead submitted

    2

    3

    Lead quality controlled and approved

    GTN System performs automated matching and opportunity dissemination

    4

    Interested companies submit Letters of Interest

    5

    GTN staff worldwide follow-up on negotiations

    6

    Select Leads are passed to Finance Specialist

    7

    8

    Lead closed, either “deal” or “no deal”


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    Partnerships - GTN

    • GTN assists firms in ALL industry sectors to complete international transactions!

    • Direct Purchases and Sales

    • Agent/Distributor Agreements

    • Joint Ventures

    • Franchise Agreements

    • Licensing Agreements


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    Temple SBDC Contact Information

    • Contact:

    • Nicole DeSilvis

    • International Trade Consultant

    • Temple University SBDC

    • 215-204-3534 or

    • E-mail

    • desilvis@temple.edu