SBDC GrowSmart
Smart Strategies for Profitable Growth

10 Year Anniversary Video (11 min)

“The GrowSmart™ Experience” (2 min)

Whether you've been in business for twenty years or two years, SBDC GrowSmart™ can align your vision for your business with the steps to get you there. Create a framework to improve the performance of your business and shape the success of your business for years to come.

Work ON your business, not just IN your business!

  • A step-by-step evaluation of your business and markets.

  • A hands-on, interactive forum that promotes sharing of best practices.

  • Tools to build your business, both now and for the future.

SBDC GrowSmart™ graduates gain:

  • A strategic business plan with a long-term vision and strategies.

  • A mastery of key business concepts.

  • A network of entrepreneurial peers and professional resources.

In full or half day weekly sessions, learn to analyze, plan and manage your business like a seasoned CEO.Detailed Course Description.

SBDC GrowSmart™ Schedule:
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March 27



August 4



October 20



Statewide Sponsor

Georgia Power has sponsored Georgia SBDC programs for growing businesses since 2002. Through their support of SBDC GrowSmart™, over 1,700 of Georgia’s small business leaders have acquired the tools to take their businesses to higher level.


GrowSmart™ Supporters and Sponsors

Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council

The Home Depot

Georgia Mentor Protege Connection

AGL Resources

Greater Women's Business Council

The Coca-Cola Company

Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

AT&T Foundation

Coastal Area District Development Authority


Guardian Bank of Valdosta

Kinetic Credit Union