UW-Madison About Us


Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Madison

Hosted by the Wisconsin School of Business, the SBDC at UW-Madison provides confidential, no-cost consulting, low-cost management education and resource referral for experienced, new and aspiring business owners who want to grow their business. Our professional advisors help business owners develop strategies to increase sales, create efficiencies and improve profitability. Consultants provide unbiased feedback on an ongoing basis.


Looking for practical business classes to help you improve your skills and knowledge? We provide results oriented business workshops and seminars that you can fit into your schedule. Learn to START | MANAGE | GROW a business and lead and manage people and teams. Whether you want help with the skills of starting, running or growing a business, the SBDC at UW-Madison is your business education resource.


We've helped create successful business stories since 1979. Our staff of experienced business professionals teach seminars, answer questions and perform one-on-one consulting for business owners in Dane, Columbia and Sauk counties.


Business Consulting

(608) 263-7680

Owners and managers of established businesses can rely on UW-Madison SBDC Business Consultants to achieve their business goals. At no charge, our advisors will help you understand how to solve specific business problems or capitalize on business opportunities. Business consulting is provided at no charge due to a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration and support from the UW System.   Click to REQUEST CONSULTING.


Business Education Offerings

We help build great companies through education, training, and mentoring to start-up businesses, existing businesses, high tech businesses and CEOs. Click here to learn see our current program offerings.