Illinois Small Business Development Center at Harper

  • IL Small Business Development Center
650 East Higgins Road - Suite 106
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 925-6520
  • About

    The Illinois Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) at Harper College provides no-cost, confidential consulting for small and home-based businesses. We can help you no matter which phase of business you’re in — from exploring a new business idea, to growing your business, to the purchase or sale of a business. All of our services are paid for through a partnership between the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Small Business Administration (SBA), and Harper College and cost you nothing.

    Make an appointment with an experienced business advisor today. We work closely with our clients to find solutions that work best for them. Schedule free appointments online at

    Advisors can help with a variety of topics, such as:
    • Starting a business
    • Financing a business
    • Accounting & taxes
    • Marketing
    • Websites
    • Sales
    • Legal
    • Prototypes & product development

    We also offer a variety of free workshops specifically designed for small business owners. Register online at

    Popular topics include:
    • Starting a business in Illinois
    • Digital marketing
    • Email marketing
    • Social media
    • SEO
    • Human resources

    To learn about new workshops and events from the Illinois SBDC at Harper College, sign up for our free newsletter at Check the box for Small Business Development Center.

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