Small Emerging Business Development Program

Small Emerging Business Development Program(SEBD)

The Southern University at Shreveport Small, Women and Minority-Owned Business Incubator facility provides an environment in which a business can learn effective business practices, while actually engaging in business operations. A full range of specialized services to Help new and/or expanding businesses grow and prosper are available through the Business Incubator including:
  • Flexible affordable rental space
  • Marketing assistance
  • Technology and technical assistance
  • Day-to-day hands-on business counseling
  • Access to basic office equipment
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Management and financial planning

Southern University at Shreveport Small, Women & Minority Owned (SWMO) Business Incubator has formed a partnership with the Louisiana Economic Development Small, & Emerging Business Development program (SEBD) and we are ready to assist your business with the following services:

  • Developmental assistance
  • Entrepreneurial training
  • Business planning
  • Computer Skills
  • Accounting
  • Bonding assistance

Legal and industry specific assistance and other product services subject to approval To certify your small business you may log on to:

For more information you may contact:

Saundra Williams
(318) 741-2761
Project Staff

Darrin Dixon
Coordinator of Small Business Training
(318) 670-9700

Saundra Williams
Administrative Assistant and SEBD Specialist
(318) 741-2761

Janice B. Sneed
Vice Chancellor for Community & Workforce Development

Dr. Ray L. Belton
Chancellor Southern University at Shreveport

Dr. Kassie Freeman
Interim President Southern University Systems