Illinois Small Business Development Center

Entrepreneurs and small business owners can obtain advising in management, marketing, financial and operations. We offer access to customized one-on-one advising and high-quality workshops to help you with business development. 

Our training and advising is available for new and existing businesses. Our grant funding requires that your register your business (or your business idea) with us.

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at College of DuPage delivers affordable support to small businesses. Our advising and resources will help you with:

  • Financial analysis/checkup
  • Management assessment
  • Development marketing plan
  • Identify potential funding options
  • Business Plan analysis

Contact Information

Business Development Center
Illinois Small Business Development Center
535 Duane Street, Office 233
Glen Ellyn IL 60137

Ute Westphal, Program Manager
Phone: (630) 942-2630
Fax: (630) 942-2606

Summer Hours
Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Illinois Small Business Development Center

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or DCEO.


SBAReasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Rita Haake, 535 Duane Street, Office 233, Glen Ellyn IL 60137, (630) 942-2600.