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Preparing a business plan to determine how much working capital is required to maintain the business is an important factor throughout any startup or expansion campaign. When approaching a lender, an understanding of the types of financing available and your business’ cash flow can pave the way to your business’ success

Sales Forecasting

A key factor in growing your business is performing a comprehensive sales forecast that can guide investments down the road. A business coach can help you conduct a break-even analysis and evaluate your gross profit margin to set your business up for success. They can also assist in identifying your business costs and the effects on your working capital and cash flow.

Financial Management

It’s no easy feat to understand and identify the full scope of potential business expenses – that’s why the WV SBDC is here to help! We can work with you to better understand financial statements, cash flow, product costs, etc. so you can shift your focus to the future and get ahead of your competitors.

Accounting Assistance

Do you need help with your bank statements, invoicing, record keeping, taxes, or internal procedures? The WV SBDC can work with you to create a plan of action and deepen your understanding of your business’ cash flow and financial statements. In learning to review your costs and manage your books, you’ll gain a better understanding of your business’ financial health and sustainability.

Business Coaching Services


Our statewide network of highly-skilled business coaches partner with you, and collaborate with each other, to help move your business to the next level. WV SBDC business coaches provide an array of free services and will cater guidance directly to your business’s needs.



A variety of training classes are offered each month with topics ranging from Business Fundamentals to Marketing and Applying for Relief Funds. Our Business Fundamentals workshop is regularly available online or in-person at different locations around WV and is designed specifically for people who are thinking of starting a business or have had a business for one year or less.

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