What We Do


For help starting or expanding your business, contact the Lamar State College-Port Arthur Small Business Development Center.


LSCPA SBDC’s professional business consultants can help you develop business plans and strategies, identify financing options, prepare loan packages and conduct financial check-ups using ProfitCents, a financial analytical software.  Our consultants have extensive, practical experience in varied fields including marketing, finance, retail and management. Most have been business owners themselves and many have advanced degrees. To access start-up assistance, click here.  For help expanding your business, click here.

Workshops & Seminars 

LSCPA SBDC’s affordable workshops and seminars cover business topics including marketing, finance, management, accounting software, taxes and executive skills enhancement. Our training seminars are designed to help broaden your business knowledge and improve your skills, whether you are new to entrepreneurship or a seasoned entrepreneur. To access Workshops & Seminars click here.

Small Business Development Center National Information Clearinghouse 

Find business articles and more—all online at http://www.sbdcnet.org/.