Check out our upcoming Continuing Education programs for the rest of the year. Browse the programs at a glance, then click “Learn More” to register for the course and/or join the event on Facebook for updates about the program. We have several one-off specialty programs offered, in addition to a year-round program happening on multiple dates, as well as pre-application/registration for our Signature Series program, SBDC GrowSMART. If you have questions, feel free to contact our office.
Finance for Small Business
In this course, students learn how to evaluate financial statements and interpret the data in a way that can improve decision-making. Based on reports, they gain experience predicting future business trends and planning budgets accordingly. The course will take a deeper dive in the CPA/Bookkeeper P&L reporting.
Quickbooks Online (Beginner)
QuickBooks Online is fast becoming one of Intuit’s primary products as it allows users to access data anytime and anywhere. This new course is designed in support of the latest QuickBooks Online version. Developed specifically for beginners and prospective users the course provides a practical hands on approach to learning the features and the functions available to users online.
Starting a Business
The Starting A Business course covers important tools and resources a business owner needs to establish a solid foundation during its early formative years.
Topics for discussion include:
- Personal Traits of an Entrepreneur
- Marketing Analysis
- Legal and Insurance Considerations
- Technology for Your Business
- Bookkeeping and Accounting Basics
- Financial and Money Management
- Basics of Business Plan Preparation
Who should attend: Startups (businesses less than 2 years old)
Signature Series Programs
In this multi-session program, 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. We will go over business fundamentals for businesses 2 years or younger. This is also a great course for entrepreneurs who have not yet taken the plunge.
March 2020 | $495
If your business is ready for growth, SBDC GrowSmart gives you the tools and strategies to reach your goals. GrowSmart was developed by the UGA SBDC to meet the needs of growing businesses. Combining the latest ideas with timeless principles, GrowSmart will propel your business forward! UGA SBDC training has helped thousands of business owners build a foundation for growth. GrowSmart is the product of our experience and commitment to Georgia’s small businesses.
This program gets results! In full or half day weekly sessions, learn to analyze and manage your business like a seasoned CEO.
COMING SOON | $895