Augusta Metro Chamber Third Thursday Business Builder

Augusta Metro Chamber Third Thursday Business Builder

  • Posted by Rebecca Kruckow
  • On March 1, 2017
Small Business Ops:  Your Future Plan Click here for more information on topics covered at the next Third Thursday Business Builder presented by the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce and State Bank.  Is your small business just getting started?  Is your small business “stuck” and in need of refreshing?  Is your small business ready to […]
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Business Longevity: The Best Report Card for Business

  • Posted by Helen Sutherland
  • On February 28, 2017
What determines business longevity? If we all answered “Profitability, what else?,” we can’t be faulted for what perhaps 90% of people will answer. Turns out, there’s more to it than the “bottom line.” More precisely, profitability is the logical result of having the right mindset and attitudes towards the business which have longevity, not profitability, […]
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Importance of Agriculture in Georgia

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On February 28, 2017
The business of Agriculture has long been an important part of Georgia’s economy and will continue to be a driving force at the local, state, and national level. Georgia has the unique attribute of being home to a diverse array of food and fiber production and a rich assortment of the related economic sectors that make the entire system work. Together, these directly and indirectly related industries account for over $74.3 billion dollars in output contribution to Georgia’s $907.7 billion economy. This economic role also includes over 411,500 jobs for 2014.
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Common Cash Mistakes in Startups

  • Posted by Helen Sutherland
  • On February 28, 2017
Common Cash Mistakes in Startups Everyone can appreciate the value of cash. But, a new business startup is usually the most sensitive when it comes to the power of cash. Here are three common mistakes that can lead to major stress for a new business venture. Overspending in the Beginning – Entrepreneurs often think their […]
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Knowledge is King

  • Posted by Geoffrey Loften
  • On February 27, 2017
I am sure everyone has heard the expression, “Knowledge is King”.  Just what exactly does that mean?   I would like to propose that it could mean the difference between building a strong business and having a business that fades away over time. Running a business takes up almost all of an entrepreneurs time.  Sometimes the […]
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2017 – Starting A Business – Augusta – June

  • Posted by Rebecca Kruckow
  • On February 24, 2017
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) Resources included: Textbook Copy of Presentation Materials Additional Handouts   Join us on […]
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Teaming, Partnering and Joint Venture Training Session

  • Posted by Suzette Lay-Heard
  • On February 23, 2017
Teaming, partnering and joint ventures are recognized as a viable means of doing business including doing business with the federal government.  These recognized organizations can help an individual company gain past performance which is becoming even more important in contracting.  This session is designed to provide legal definition of each entity, specific requirements of each […]
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What You Need to Know When Preparing a GSA Schedule

  • Posted by Suzette Lay-Heard
  • On February 23, 2017
The GSA Schedule contract is one of the most popular contracting vehicles in the federal marketplace for commercial products and services.  This workshop will provide a unique opportunity for vendors who are interested in government contracting to receive specific guidance on how to successfully obtain a GSA Schedule contract; research tools to help vendors determine […]
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Business Consultant (Office of Minority Business Development)

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On February 20, 2017
The UGA SBDC Office of Minority Business Development seeks an experienced management professional with strong skills in financial analysis, business research, marketing, small business lending practices, small business procurement certifications(government and corporate), accounting and problem solving to serve the statewide Minority Business community as a business consultant.
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