Small Business Toolkit
Funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Economic Adjustment Assistance Disaster Recovery Grant.
The South East Texas Economic Development District (SETEDD) partnered with Lamar University’s College of Business to develop a Small Business Toolkit. The following are the results of that partnership.
Risk Management Self Evaluation Toolkit for Small and Medium Enterprises
Risk Management Self Evaluation Toolkit for Small and Medium Enterprises was developed to be a self-evaluation toolkit is for enterprises to assess potential risk elements for small and medium enterprises due to natural disasters like COVID 19, Hurricane Harvey, etc. Six separate sections allow the reader to assign points for each question. The point total for each section can then be compared to the color-coded evaluation scale to see the potential risk exposure the business might face.
Best Practices and Hints for Risk Preparedness for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)
Lamar University’s College of Business team developed a brief guide for best practices and hints for risk preparedness. The document highlights best practices that small businesses can implement to mitigate the effect of flooding and other natural disasters allowing SMEs to become more resilient.