Training

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Please note: All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Center
Topic
Price
October
October 19 | October 26 | November 02 | November 09 | November 16 | November 30 | December 07
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
October 19
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October 19 | October 26 | November 02 | November 09 | November 16 | November 30 | December 07
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Program Cost: $895.00
ENROLLMENT:
Applicants MUST be accepted before they can enroll. (Applications are reviewed to ensure competitive conflicts are minimized.) Once approved, register and pay before October 9th (Early Bird Discount) and tuition will be $595 per qualified applicant. A discount code will be given at the time of approval. After October 9th, tuition will return to full price of $895. This program is made available to qualified applicants by the generous support and partnerships of our Statewide Sponsor, Georgia Power. For more information visit: https://www.georgiasbdc.org/growsmart/


Email us for more details or call 7065692651.
October 23
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
October 23
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October 23
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Located on the 7th Floor, Suite 705


Email us for more details or call 4044137830.
October 23
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
October 23
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October 23
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Located on the 7th Floor, Suite 705


Email us for more details or call 4044137830.
October 24
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October 24
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
HIRING TO WIN: 
Have you ever hired or promoted someone who did not live up to your expectations? Is there a better way to ensure success? You will learn more about: Average vs. Superior Worker, The Information Gap, The Hiring Process, Types & Uses of Assessments for “Job Matching”, Three Places to Fix “People Problems”
BAD HIRE, NOW WHAT? 
You have made a hiring mistake. What do you do to remedy the situation? You will learn about: Identify the Types of “Bad Hires, Warning: Your New Hire is Not Who You Thought They Were, Steps to Deal With a Bad Hire, Learning From Our Mistakes, Retaining Your Superstars


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
October 24
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
October 24
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October 24
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
HIRING TO WIN: 
Have you ever hired or promoted someone who did not live up to your expectations? Is there a better way to ensure success? You will learn more about: Average vs. Superior Worker, The Information Gap, The Hiring Process, Types & Uses of Assessments for “Job Matching”, Three Places to Fix “People Problems” 


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
October 24
01:00 PM to 04:30 PM
October 24
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October 24
01:00 PM to 04:30 PM


Email us for more details or call 7067214545.
October 24
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October 24
01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
BAD HIRE, NOW WHAT? 
You have made a hiring mistake. What do you do to remedy the situation? You will learn about: Identify the Types of “Bad Hires, Warning: Your New Hire is Not Who You Thought They Were, Steps to Deal With a Bad Hire, Learning From Our Mistakes, Retaining Your Superstars


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
October 26
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Albany  (The Candy Room)
October 26
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Is your business Google ready for the holiday season? Kick start your customers' holiday shopping season by marketing your business. We'll discuss how to get in front of your customers and showcase what you offer using Google My Business, Google Ads, and more.

People in Albany and surrounding communities are looking for what you offer--and they're looking online. That's why we're teaming up with Google to host a free workshop to help you and your fellow businesses get online and grow.

Join us and invite anyone you think would benefit! 


Email us for more details or call 2294201144.
Savannah  (UGA SBDC)
October 30 | November 06 | November 13 | November 20 | November 27
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
October 30
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Savannah  (UGA SBDC)
October 30 | November 06 | November 13 | November 20 | November 27
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $895.00
Go to https://www.georgiasbdc.org/growsmart for complete program description.  Early bird discounts available.  Application must be completed to be considered for discount and acceptance.  


Email us for more details or call 9126513200.
October 30
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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
October 30
11:00 AM to 01:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 7065427436.
October 31
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
October 31
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October 31
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 7066505655.
Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
October 31
09:30 AM to 02:00 PM
October 31
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
October 31
09:30 AM to 02:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 4702685793.
Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
October 31
09:30 AM to 02:00 PM
October 31
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
October 31
09:30 AM to 02:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 4702685793.
November
Kennesaw  (KSU Center)
November 01 | November 08 | November 15 | November 29 | December 06
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
November 01
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Kennesaw  (KSU Center)
November 01 | November 08 | November 15 | November 29 | December 06
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $895.00


Email us for more details or call TBD.
Snellville  (GarageWorx- Snellville)
November 01
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
November 01
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Snellville  (GarageWorx- Snellville)
November 01
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 6789856820.
Atlanta  (UGA SBDC in DeKalb)
November 03
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
November 03
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Atlanta  (UGA SBDC in DeKalb)
November 03
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 7704143110.
November 07
10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
November 07
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November 07
10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)
19th floor


Email us for more details or call 4044137830.
Macon  (Macon)
November 08
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
November 08
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Macon  (Macon)
November 08
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM


Email us for more details or call 4787573609.
Jasper  (Jasper, GA)
November 08
11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
November 08
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Jasper  (Jasper, GA)
November 08
11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)
KEY TAKEAWAYS: Gain practical knowledge of all generations in the workforce: Silent and Greatest Generation, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, Gen Z/Post-Millennials, Identify your DiSC Personality Profile, Understand how your DiSC Personality Profile is best utilized in the workforce, Learn how to work with other Personality Profiles


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
Atlanta  (UGA SBDC in DeKalb)
November 08
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
November 08
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Atlanta  (UGA SBDC in DeKalb)
November 08
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)


Email us for more details or call 7704143110.
November 13
09:00 AM to 12:30 PM
November 13
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November 13
09:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Located on the 7th Floor, Suite 705


Email us for more details or call 4044137830.
November 14
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November 14
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
YOU WILL LEAVE THIS HANDS-ON WORKSHOP WITH A DIGITAL
MARKETING ROADMAP YOU CAN TAKE BACK TO YOUR BUSINESS AND BUILD ON.

MAPPING IT OUT: A digital marketing roadmap strategy that fits your business, LIFE IN THE FACEBOOK FASTLANE: Facebook mistakes you might be making & how to fix them, WISH YOU WERE HERE: Use email marketing a great content to connect with customers, I SPY SOMETHING THAT STARTS WITH SEO: Can you customers fi nd you online?, ROUTES TO CONSIDER: Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, video media... which are right for you?, OFF & RUNNING: The Digital Roadmap for your business


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
Atlanta  (UGA SBDC in DeKalb)
November 14
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
November 14
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Atlanta  (UGA SBDC in DeKalb)
November 14
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 7704143110.
November 14
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
November 14
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November 14
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 7065692651.
November 15
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
November 15
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November 15
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 4044137830.
November 28
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November 28
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

In order to effectively market yourself in the government sector, you should have a corporate résumé. Government agencies call this a Capabilities Statement. A Capabilities Statement should contain information to tell buyers why you’re an expert and why they should feel confident about awarding you a contract. This workshop provides instruction on how to write a good Capabilities Statement, including all the right ingredients. If you are looking for help with how to present your company to government decision-makers, then attending this workshop is a must.



Email us for more details or call 2294304189.
November 28
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
November 28
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November 28
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Ever wondered how to introduce your business to a government buyer? Like everything else, there's a right way and a wrong way. Government officials are often pressed for time, so you usually have a limited amount of time to "sell yourself." This workshop will teach you how to introduce yourself like a pro ... and convince decision-makers that you are an expert at what you do!

BRING YOUR BROWN BAG LUNCH! 



Email us for more details or call 2294304189.
December
December 06
01:00 PM to 04:30 PM
December 06
➕ More details
December 06
01:00 PM to 04:30 PM


Email us for more details or call 7067214545.
Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
December 07
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
December 07
➕ More details
Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
December 07
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)


Email us for more details or call 6789856820.
Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
December 07
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
December 07
➕ More details
Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
December 07
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 6789856820.
December 11
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
December 11
➕ More details
December 11
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 9122647343.
December 12
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
December 12
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December 12
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 7065692651.
December 13
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December 13
05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)


Email us for more details or call 7066505655.
January
January 22
10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
January 22
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January 22
10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)


Email us for more details or call 6784665100.
Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
January 23 | January 30 | February 06 | February 13 | February 20
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
January 23
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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
January 23 | January 30 | February 06 | February 13 | February 20
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Program Cost: $495.00


Email us for more details or call 7065427436.
Villa Rica  (Uncorked on Main)
January 23
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
January 23
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Villa Rica  (Uncorked on Main)
January 23
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 6788395082.
Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
January 25
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
January 25
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Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
January 25
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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)

Course materials provided.


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
January 28
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
January 28
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January 28
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 9122647343.
Cartersville  (UGA Extension Bartow County)
January 30
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
January 30
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Cartersville  (UGA Extension Bartow County)
January 30
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Struggling to find balance in a business that requires farming and financial expertise?
 
At Good to Grow, participants will develop important skills specifically for fruit and vegetable growing businesses. Hear from UGA Extension Agents, UGA Small Business Development Center Consultants, Professors, chefs, and other industry experts. Breakfast, lunch, and networking are included! 

KEY TAKEWAYS: Develop a thorough knowledge of a fruit and vegetable farming business, Implement important marketing & financial business tools, Understand specific farming techniques to ensure a rich harvest, Discover secrets to becoming a restaurant supplier, Understand food safety standards


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
February
Cartersville  (Cartersville-Bartow Chamber )
February 05 | February 12 | February 19 | February 26 | March 05
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
February 05
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Cartersville  (Cartersville-Bartow Chamber )
February 05 | February 12 | February 19 | February 26 | March 05
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $895.00
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.

Combined with long term one-on-one consulting with SBDC professionals, learn to apply course principle


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
Atlanta  (UGA SBDC in DeKalb )
February 05 | February 07 | February 12 | February 19 | February 21 | February 26 | February 28 | March 05
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
February 05
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Atlanta  (UGA SBDC in DeKalb )
February 05 | February 07 | February 12 | February 19 | February 21 | February 26 | February 28 | March 05
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Program Cost: $495.00


Email us for more details or call 7704143110.
February 05 | February 12 | February 19 | February 26 | March 05
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
February 05
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February 05 | February 12 | February 19 | February 26 | March 05
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM


Email us for more details or call 4787573609.
Atlanta  (The Marke' Venue)
February 08 | February 15 | February 22 | March 01
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
February 08
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Atlanta  (The Marke' Venue)
February 08 | February 15 | February 22 | March 01
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $495.00


Email us for more details or call 4044137830.
February 16 | February 23 | March 02 | March 09
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
February 16
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February 16 | February 23 | March 02 | March 09
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $495.00
Owning a small business is the cornerstone of the American economy. Building your business 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.


Email us for more details or call 6784665100.
Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
February 19 | February 26 | March 05 | March 12 | March 19
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
February 19
➕ More details
Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
February 19 | February 26 | March 05 | March 12 | March 19
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $895.00


Email us for more details or call 7065427436.
Savannah  (UGA SBDC)
February 26 | March 05 | March 12 | March 19
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
February 26
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Savannah  (UGA SBDC)
February 26 | March 05 | March 12 | March 19
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $495.00
Go to https://www.georgiasbdc.org/startsmart for complete program description. Early bird discounts available. Application must be completed to be considered for discount and acceptance.


Email us for more details or call 9126513200.
March
Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
March 08 | March 15 | March 22 | March 29
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
March 08
➕ More details
Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
March 08 | March 15 | March 22 | March 29
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $495.00


Email us for more details or call 678-985-68.
March 08 | March 15 | March 22 | March 29
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
March 08
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March 08 | March 15 | March 22 | March 29
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $495.00
Build your dream to withstand the test of time with SBDC StartSMART™
Owning a small business is the cornerstone of the American economy. Building your business 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.


Email us for more details or call 7065692651.
Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
March 08
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
March 08
➕ More details
Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
March 08
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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)

Course materials provided.


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
Macon  (UGA SBDC in Macon)
March 12 | March 19 | March 26 | April 02
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
March 12
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Macon  (UGA SBDC in Macon)
March 12 | March 19 | March 26 | April 02
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $495.00


Email us for more details or call 4787573609.
March 13
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
March 13
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March 13
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM


Email us for more details or call 9122647343.
May
Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
May 10
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
May 10
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Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
May 10
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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)

Course materials provided.


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
August
Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
August 23 | September 13 | October 04 | October 25
08:30 AM to 12:30 PM
August 23
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
August 23 | September 13 | October 04 | October 25
08:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Program Cost: $650.00
Price is per company, multiple attendees from same company welcome.


Email us for more details or call 4705482530.
Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
August 23
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
August 23
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Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
August 23
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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)

Course materials provided.


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
October
Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
October 18
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
October 18
➕ More details
Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
October 18
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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)

Course materials provided.


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.