Management Assistance

The SBDC provides assistance in the following areas:



Including asset management and record-keeping systems and procedures.


Including ratio analysis, cash flow projections, and sources of financing.


Including pricing, advertising and promotion, market potential, and distribution.


Including production and inventory control, layout analysis, new product scheduling, and project management.

New Venture Planning

Including startup information and general business counseling.

Technical Assistance

Including patent, copyright and trademark information, product development, and technology transfer.

Our consultants will help you develop:

  • Business plans
  • Marketing plans
  • Feasibility studies
  • Market research
  • Loan proposals
  • Accounting systems
  • Personnel plans
  • Strategic plans

The Lehigh SBDC has moved!

Our new address is:

416 E. 5th St,
Bethlehem, PA 18015

We are on the main campus of Lehigh University, one block away from Rauch Business Center and Zoellner Arts Center.

Our phone number and hours remain the same!


Lehigh University SBDC Aids PA Company to Bring Jobs Home

When the owners of Kempton, PA-based Tree Armor contacted the Lehigh University SBDC for assistance in marketing their coiled protective tree wrap to government agencies, they opened the door to a broad range of services to assist their small business.

The SBDC's Government Marketing Director David Dunn learned of Tree Armor's quality and production issues with their overseas manufacturer, leading to staff assistance in value-engineering their product and bringing the manufacturing back to the U.S.

Read more about this growing company and the SBDC services' impact as reported in The Morning Call and on WFMZ-TV News!