The Resource Center

The Small Business Resource Center

Located at the Enterprise Headquarters in Allison Park, Pennsylvania, the Enterprise Small Business Resource Center is open every Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.  In addition, it is FREE to all aspiring and current entrepreneurs.  Click here for a map.

At ESBRC, you have access to the following business resources:

  • Leading professional advisors for the disciplines needed to plan and start a business
  • Internet-enabled computer terminals
  • Copy and fax machines
  • Document shredders
  • A library of principle business books and periodicals
  • Business-focused television programming
  • Private conference room
  • Drink refreshments
To learn more about this valuable small business resource or to book time in the conference room, please call 412-487-6048.


Entrepreneur Magazine’s Start Your Own Business
The Only Start-up Book You’ll Ever Need
by Rieva Lesonsky

Entrepreneur’s Toolkit
Tools and Techniques to Launch and Grow Your New Business.
by Harvard Business Essentials

Negotiation Boot Camp
How to Resolve Conflict, Satisfy Customers, and Make Better Deals.
by Ed Brodow

7 Deadly Sins 
by Jack Roseman

Think and Grow Rich
by Napoleon Hill


Alpha Teach Yourself Business Plans in 24 Hours
by Michael Miller

Writing a Business Plan
by Duquesne University


Annual Statement Studies
Financial Ratio Benchmarks 2006-2007
by The Risk Management Association

Annual Statement Studies
Industry Default Probabilities and Cash Flow Measures
by The Risk Management Association

Consolidation of Banking
Or How Five Banks Bought 50% of America's Biggest Business
by Arnold G. Danielson

Financial Markets and Institutions
An Introduction to the Risk Management Approach
by Anthony Saunders and Marcia Millon Cornett

Harvesting Profits on Wall Street
Essays on Investing.
by Ron Muhlenkamp

The SBA Loan Book
Get a Small Business Loan—Even with Poor Credit, Weak Collateral, and No Experience.
by Charles H. Green

The Small Business Insider’s Guide to Bankers
by Suzanne Caplan and Thomas M. Nunnally


Advanced Accounting
by Floyd A. Beams, Joseph H. Anthony, Robin P. Clement and Suzanne H. Lowensohn

Cost Management
Measuring, Monitoring, and Motivating Performance
by Leslie G. Eldenburg and Susan K. Wolcott

Financial Accounting
by Walter T. Harrison, Jr. and Charles T. Horngren

Fundamentals of Financial Management
by Eugene F. Brigham and Joel F. Houston

Intermediate Accounting
by Donald E. Kieso, Jerry J. Weygand and Terry D. Warfield

Introduction to Financial Accounting
by Charles T. Horgreen, Gary L. Sundem and John A. Elliott

Managerial Accounting
by Ray H. Garrison, Eric W. Noreen and Peter C. Brewer

Small Business Accounting Simplified
Everything Necessary to Skillfully Manage Your Business Finances.
by Daniel Sitarz

Small Business Cash Flow
Strategies for Making Your Business a Financial Success.
by Denise O’Berry

Streetwise Credit and Collections
Maximize Your Collections Process to Improve Your Profitability.
by Suzanne Caplan

Streetwise Finance and Accounting for Entrepreneurs
Set Budgets.  Manage Costs.  Keep Your Business Profitable.
by Suzanne Caplan



Principles and Practice
By William Wells, Sandra  Moriarty and John Burnett

Basic Marketing Research
Using Microsoft Excel Data Anaylis
by Alvin C. Burns and Ronald F. Bush

Duct Tape Marketing
The World’s Most Practical Small Business Marketing Guide.
by John Jantsch

The Core
by Roger A. Kerin, Steven W. Hartley and William Rudelius

Principles of Marketing
by Philip Kotler and Gary Armstrong

You Can’t Teach a Kid to Ride a Bike at a Seminar
The Sandler Sales Institute’s 7-Step System for Successful Selling.
by David H. Sandler


Making Money in Real Estate
How to Start Out on the Road to Financial Independence with Residential and Commercial Property.
by Carolyn Janik


The Essential Wooden
A Lifetime of Lessons on Leaders and Leadership.
by John Wooden and Steve Jamison

Human Resource Development
by Jon M. Werner and Randy L. DeSimone

Profitable Employee Solutions
by Casey Reynolds


Essentials of Property and Casualty Insurance
A Completed Guide to Pennsylvania Licensure
by George E. Krauss

Overview: Deposit Insurance Coverage

Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
by George E. Rejda


Pittsburgh Business Times

Wall Street Journal