A collaborative effort to improve the capacity of small and disadvantaged businesses wanting to pursue contract opportunities with Macon-Bibb County. Specifically, UGA SBDC and Macon-Bibb County authorities jointly agreed that assistance addressing access to capital and procurement issues is the single most important component to improve the capacity of these firms. The UGA SBDC proposes the Macon-Bibb County/ UGA SBDC Contractor Academy as the vehicle to deliver this assistance.
Selection and screening of participating contractor firms will be made by Macon-Bibb County authorities in consultation with UGA SBDC.
The UGA SBDC will provide training to assist these firms as outlined below:
- Credit Myths and Realities
- The UGA SBDC Credit School
- Getting Started
- Marketing Your Business (Part 1)
- Marketing Your Business (Part 2)
- Effective Marketing Tools
- The Nuts and Bolts
- Final Considerations
HOURS: 30 (all sessions are 9AM – 3PM = 6/hrs. daily)
*YOU MUST APPLY AND BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS PROGRAM.