Research and Dissemination

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Research:

Primary and field research is conducted by the SBANC staff and College of Business faculty to further Arkansas, national, and international economic opportunities. Research is disseminated, shared and exchanged with various small business-related entities around the world to promote the development and globalization of Arkansas businesses.

The Center provides the Small Business Institute (SBI) program with needed information and data. SBI is conducted at approximately 475 colleges and universities nationwide and assists more than 6,000 small businesses annually. The Center also supports the efforts of the Small Business Institute by providing archival support on a mutually acceptable basis.

Information Clearinghouse:

SBANC serves as a central information point for up-to-date knowledge, skills and techniques on small business and entrepreneurship. This information keeps small businesses on the leading edge of business practices and techniques.