Managing a Business

Explore the topics below to find information and guidance that will help you manage and grow your business effectively.
  • Running a Business

    You've established your business, so what's next? This section highlights what you need to know — from sales to human resources — to run your business and succeed.

  • Leading Your Business

    Are you ready to lead your company to success? Determine if you have key characteristics that will allow you to excel in a leadership role.

  • Growing Your Business

    Are you ready to expand your business? Planning and preparing for new challenges is one step in the process. Find out how you can successfully grow your company.

  • Business Law & Regulations

    You don’t have to be a lawyer to open and run a small business. Find out how to handle day-to-day legal issues that could affect your small business.

  • Business Guides by Industry

    Explore information about a variety of industries. Find invaluable information targeted to your specific line of business.

  • Exporting

    Small businesses looking to increase sales and profit are taking their businesses global. SBA provides counseling, training and financing to support small business export opportunities.

  • Closing Down Your Business

    Are you leaving your business? Maybe you are retiring or handing your business to a relative? Whatever the reason, be smart about how you make your exit.

  • Cybersecurity

    Is your business prepared in the event of a cybersecurity breach? Now is the time to take stock of your cybersecurity health, including the importance of securing information through best...

  • Forms

    The process of starting and managing a business requires a lot of analysis and paperwork. SBA has just about every resource you’ll need.