SBDC StartSmart
Smart Steps to Launch Your New Business

Owning your own business is the American dream. Building it to withstand the test of time requires a unique set of tools. SBDC StartSmart™ provides the resources, support, and motivation to put  your dream within reach.

 SBDC StartSmart™ provides the tools to:

  • Evaluate your concept and develop plans to move forward.

  • Acquire a working knowledge of business fundamentals.

  • Build an infrastructure for business operations and processes.

SBDC StartSmart™ graduates acquire:

  • An actionable business plan.

  • Access to financial and business resources.

  • A network of entrepreneurial peers and professionals.

In just 8 three-hour sessions, learn to plan and analyze your vision by creating a thoroughly researched and tested business plan. All sessions are led by experienced SBDC facilitators who help create a unique and powerful learning experience. Detailed Course Description.

SBDC StartSmart™ Schedule:Statewide Sponsor
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March 19



March 27


Additional 2015 programs are planned for Gainesville, Macon, Savannah, Augusta, and Columbus. Please check back for dates. To download a general program brochure, please click here