Business owners and entrepreneurs are encouraged to complete a business needs survey from the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
“If something is keeping a business owner or entrepreneur awake at night, we want to know about it,” says Keith Strassner, director of Missouri S&T’s technology transfer and economic development and the SBTDC service location that it operates. “This survey is a tool to help us better understand what businesses and entrepreneurs in our region need to start, grow or improve their business. What we learn from this will help shape the programs and support we offer.”
The anonymous survey takes about 5 minutes to complete and is available online. Deadline to complete the survey is Dec. 11, 2016.
The survey is being conducted in a nine-county area served by Missouri S&T’s SBTDC. Counties covered in the survey area include Crawford, Dent, Franklin, Gasconade, Maries, Miller, Osage, Phelps and Pulaski.
Missouri S&T’s SBTDC provides business counseling and assistance to aspiring entrepreneurs and small businesses in the areas of management, new business creation, business acquisition, business sales, marketing, financial analysis, human resources, operations management, succession planning and technology commercialization. Most services are provided at no cost.
It is a University of Missouri Extension partner and part of the Missouri SBTDC statewide network, which is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
For more information about workshops, resources and programs offered by Missouri S&T’s SBTDC, contact Strassner at 573-341-6579 or by email ad firstname.lastname@example.org.