Meet one-on-one with an NBDC consultant for an initial assessment of the future course of your business while reviewing business opportunities and threats. The consulting sessions and many consulting services are FREE. Available services may vary at each NBDC office location. To apply for any of these NBDC consulting services, please call the Chadron service center at 308-432-6282 or go to the Chadron website. Then click on New Client / Existing Client Signup or Training/Workshop Signup.
Individuals needing assistance with starting a business or those who wish to investigate an idea they have starting a business will be given a package of business start-up materials to complete with guidance from an NBDC consultant.
NBDC consultants help you write a business plan to define your company, determine its focus in the marketplace, get needed financing, and to operate successfully.
NBDC consultants conduct market research to help companies:
NBDC's market planning helps your company develop strategies to focus on the niches and opportunities identified through the market research process.
NBDC's strategic planning helps existing firms scan their internal and external environments to develop a vision for the future as well as core strategies to reach specific measures of success.
NBDC consultants will help you complete all the necessary forms for a business loan and with the numerical data you provide, present you with a set of financial projections (cash flow statement, balance sheet, income statement) to include in the loan package that you are submitting to your bank.
NBDC consultants will analyze your company's current financial statements, create new financial projections for your firm, and comprehensively review other aspects of your business to suggest ways to improve your business's profitability.
Businesses needing help finding international markets for their products, or investigating some other aspect of exporting, can request help from an NBDC consultant. Export assistance services are available through the Omaha Office.
NBDC consultants offer assistance in locating government procurement contracts for your business and will help you complete the paperwork necessary to obtain such contracts. Procurement services are available through the Omaha and Lincoln offices.
NBDC provides assistance to manufacturers through its partnership in the Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Nebraska MEP). In this program NBDC (UNO) teams with the Engineering Extension (UNL), the Food Processing Center (UNL), and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development to provide assistance in employee training, productivity, technology, regulatory compliance, quality standards, marketing, business planning and feasibility analysis, workflow process, and supplier relationships. NBDC consultants in the Nebraska MEP are in Omaha and Lincoln.
Visit our Chadron Office at:
Burkhiser Technology Complex, Room 120
Chadron State College
1000 Main Street
Chadron, NE 69337
Phone Number: 308-432-6282