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MSU Small Business Development Center

Accredited by the Association of Small Business Development Centers
(A partnership with U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana Economic Development and McNeese State University)
  • Business plan preparation
  • Financial projections
  • Marketing research and plans
  • Loan packages
  • Reviewing financial options
  • Business training (a myriad of workshops and seminars)
  • Business information, tools, resources
  • Specialized services i.e. international trade, technology counseling
  • Business continuity planning
  • Confidential One on one counseling


SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives)

  • Evaluating business opportunities
  • Selecting a site
  • Business plan preparation
  • Developing marketing strategies
  • Formulating a financial plan
  • Hiring and training employees
  • Pricing goods and services
  • Identifying management gaps
  • Analyzing and controlling costs
  • Increasing sales
  • Defining goals and objectives
  • Improving customer relations
  • Increasing productivity
  • Improving supplier relations


LA PTAC (Louisiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center)

LA PTAC personnel are certified by Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers

Funded by a cooperative agreement between the U. S. Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency and the state of Louisiana through UL Louisiana at Lafayette, the Louisiana PTAC Program provides state and federal government contracting assistance, at-no-cost, to Louisiana companies.

Procurement Technical Assistance services include, but are not limited to:

  • Acquisition Forecasting
  • Government Marketing
  • Bid Matching System
  • Negotiation Support
  • Bid & Proposal Review
  • Packaging & Transportation
  • Bid & Proposal Preparation
  • Pre-Award Surveys
  • Post Award Surveys
  • Contract Management
  • Pricing Principles
  • Electronic Commerce (EDI)
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • State Purchasing Procedures
  • FAR/DFAR/Agency Supplements
  • Subcontracting
  • Government Codes and Requirements
  • Entrepreneurial Programming


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