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High Impact Consulting Projects

Facilitated Innovation

Companies practicing continuous innovation benefit from greater success. The SBDC can help facilitate innovation by gathering survey data through primary research, analyzing the results, and mapping "Value Curves" for the company in three distinct areas. Fees for this service are quoted based on the scope of the project. Get more information on facilitated innovation or contact the SBDC at 262-472-3217 or

Merger and Acquisition Assistance

SBDC specialists work with clients seeking to buy companies and business owners seeking to sell their businesses. The approach to the research and services depend on whether the search is for an acquisition target or a strategic buyer. Either way, experienced advisors will guide the client through the process. Fees for this service are quoted depending on the scope of the project. Contact the SBDC at 262-472-3217 or

Customer Diversification Assessment

By contracting with the Wisconsin Innovation Service Center (WISC), clients can receive a research report identifying potential new markets for their business. Business owners in the UW-Whitewater SBDC region receive free follow-up consulting to assist owner's with understanding the best ways to implement the results of the research. Get more information.

Strategic Planning

Growth-stage companies may work with a consultant from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Small Business Development Center to conduct strategic planning. The process involves meetings with the company's management team to gather background information, to identify internal strengths and weaknesses and external opportunities and threats, to develop SMART goals, and to conduct an analysis of forces impacting the process. Get more information.