Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Louisiana State University Alexandria

Individualized business coaching at no cost that includes planning, financial management, marketing, etc.


The LSUA SBDC in Alexandria is part of a statewide network of 10 centers that provides high quality, individualized business coaching to existing small businesses and pre-venture entrepreneurs at no cost. We provide problem-solving assistance to help small businesses access capital, improve business planning, financial management, marketing, sales and other areas required for small business growth and expansion.  All SBDCs are resource hubs and provide one-on-one consulting, online workshops and other training programs and tools. Our mission is to facilitate the formation and growth of small businesses throughout the state of Louisiana.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development (Specialty)
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Debt Funding Preparation
  • Financial Modeling
  • Financial Statement and Cash Flow
  • Loan Providers
  • Microloan Providers

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research


  • One-on-One Counseling

Networking and Associations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes


  • Marketing Plan Training
Contact Information
Evelyn Jones
1118 3rd Street
Central Louisiana Regional Chamber of Commerce
Alexandria, LA 71301