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.
SBDC GrowSMART™ is a dynamic program for owners and senior managers of growing businesses with:
At least two years of successful operation
At least one non-owner employee
Annual revenues of $300,000 or more
The opportunity and desire to grow
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 7 mixed half/full day modules learn to analyze, plan and manage your business like a seasoned CEO. Cost of the program is $895 for all sessions, including breakfast, networking lunch, all materials and a certificate of completion from The University of Georgia for all graduates. Register by September 30th for early bird pricing of just $595.
October 20th 9 am – 1 pm Module 1-a
October 27th 9 am – 4 pm Module 1-b & 2-a
November 3rd 9 am – 1 pm Module 2-b
November 10th 9 am – 4 pm Module 3-a & 3-b
November 17th 9 am – 1 pm Module 4-a
December 1st 9 am – 4 pm Module 4-b & 5-a
December 8th 9 am – 1 pm Module 5-b & Graduation
To allow participants maximum benefit from this interactive forum, enrollment is limited and an application is required. Approved applications that pay before September 30th, tuition will be $595 per person. After September 30th, tuition will be $895 per person. Applications are reviewed to ensure competitive conflicts are eliminated. This program is made available to qualified applicants by the generous support and partnership of our Statewide Sponsor, Georgia Power.
Apply now at http://www.georgiasbdc.org/growsmart-application/