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UGA Small Business Development Center offices across the state are open and available to assist small businesses impacted by current circumstances. Virtual consulting and online resources are available, please contact your local office to learn more. Check back often as this website will be updated as new information becomes available.

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UGA SBDC Partners with Morehouse College to Open New Center in Atlanta

 

A new UGA SBDC office is coming to the campus of Morehouse College. The center will support economic growth in Atlanta’s West End neighborhood, as well as the metro area.

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UGA SBDC Providing Continuing Education Courses at No-Cost

 

Due to new funding from the CARES Act and in an effort to support small business owners affected by COVID-19, the UGA SBDC is offering all continuing education courses at no-cost though the end of 2020. Courses cover a variety of business topics including: HR, marketing, operations, financial and more.

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Response and Recovery Resources for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

 

UGA SBDC consultants have put together helpful links, articles and resources to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19.

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UGA’S SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER

With 17 locations across the state, the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center’s goal is to enhance the economic well-being of Georgians by providing a wide range of educational services for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Starting a Business

It’s official. You’ve decided to start your own business. But, now what?

Get Business Training

Ready to become more knowledgeable about operating your business?

Growing a Business

Business is good, but not growing. How can you take it to the next level?

International Trade

Thinking about taking your business overseas? Find out how!

CLIENT SUCCESS STORY: ATC AUTO CENTER

 

See how this Augusta businesses was able to respond to the effects of COVID-19 on their businesses with the help of the UGA SBDC.

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The SBDC has more 17 office across the state of Georgia. Ranging from Rome in Northwest Georgia to Valdosta in the southern most part of Georgia, you will always be able to find a SBDC office within a short drive from your business.

If you’re looking to speak to a consultant to help assist you in growing your business, click the button below to find a location and consultant near you.

Popular Courses

SBDC GROWSMART

Learn to analyze and manage your business like a seasoned CEO, 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!

DIGITAL MARKETING BOOTCAMP

Digital Marketing Bootcamp is an interactive workshop with multiple sessions where small business owners will learn how to apply effective tactics to build their digital brand, expand their market, and acquire new customers.

SBDC STARTSMART

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.

EXPORTGA

Learn how to find profitable export markets, develop distribution channels, understand foreign and U.S. regulatory issues, pricing and costing company products, how to submit international quotations, process accounts receivable and recognize legal and cultural considerations.

CLIENT SUCCESS STORY: ROTORCORP

With the help of the UGA SBDC with financial assistance and education of an exporting tax-filing status, this aviation company was able to double their growth from 2016 to 2017 and now serves more than 1,000 customers in 45 countries:

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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