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Consulting

Consulting Schedules


July - Augusta, El Dorado, Eureka & Marion

August - Augusta, El Dorado, Eureka & Marion
Services Provided

KSBDC provides free, confidential, one-on-one consulting designed to find practical solutions to business problems. The center's job is one of education and guidance. A representative sample of these services includes:

-Free and confidential counseling
-Identification of sources of capital and financing
-Business plan assistance
-Review of inventory control procedures
-Financial projection development
-Analysis of product costs and pricing
-Cash flow analysis
-Market research assistance
-Marketing plan development
-Review of advertising strategies
-Human resource activity assessment
-Selling to the government/procurement
-Buying or selling a business/transition planning
-Start-up Assistance

Consulting Locations

The current schedule for KSBDC Outreach Days is posted. If you would like to request an appointment with a consultant during these dates, times and locations, you can contact the BCC–KSBDC office at 316–218–6374 or email us at ksbdc@butlercc.edu. You can also request a meeting with our consultant at the KSBDC office which is located at Butler Community College–Andover Campus, 715 E. 13th Street N.

Consultation for Existing Businesses or Start–up Businesses

The BCC KSBDC consultant's objective, expert opinion can be incredibly valuable to your existing business. Whether your business is facing a major challenge, contemplating an expansion, or simply interested in another opinion, BCC KSBDC consultants work closely with you and your team to develop and implement intelligent solutions.

While you will work primarily with one BCC KSBDC consultant, you will have access to the expertise of the entire network of more than 30 consultants statewide and more than 4,000 nationwide.

After your form is received, you will receive a call to schedule a one–on–one counseling session. There are five steps to schedule a meeting:

  1. Complete and sign the client information form (20KB PDF)
  2. Read and sign the 'Statement of Understanding' (43KB PDF)
  3. Return all completed forms by mail or in person to:
    • BCC Kansas Small Business Development Center
      715 E 13th St
      Andover, KS 67002
  4. Once your completed and signed forms are received by the BCC KSBDC, you will receive a call to schedule a one-on-one counseling session.
  5. Obtain your credit report and credit score if you are requiring financing for your start up business.
    • To receive a free copy of your credit report once every 12 months from any or all three of the nationwide consumer reporting agencies, click on the following link www.annualcreditreport.com.
    • Your credit report is free but there will be a small fee for your credit score. However, knowing your credit score is very important. Lenders will require your credit score.