Training

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We also have online training resources available for your convenience. We know that sometimes our class dates and times may not align with everyone’s schedule. To view our online training resources, CLICK HERE.

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
March
March 21
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March 21
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
YOU WILL LEAVE THIS HANDS-ON WORKSHOP WITH A DIGITAL
MARKETING ROADMAP YOU CAN TAKE BACK TO YOUR BUSINESS AND BUILD ON.

8:30am Breakfast, Check-In
9am MAPPING IT OUT: A digital marketing roadmap strategy that fits your business, 
10am WISH YOU WERE HERE: Use email marketing a great content to connect with customers, 
11am I SPY SOMETHING THAT STARTS WITH SEO: Can you customers fi nd you online?, 
12pm ROUTES TO CONSIDER: Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, video media... which are right for you?, 


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March 26
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March 26
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
NO COST TO ATTEND THIS PROGRAM. REGISTER TODAY. 

Learn about projects funded by H.B. 170, understand how our business can become eligible to apply for Maintenance Projects with GDOT, meet district officials, learn about DOAS, and more. 

Registration is Required.

Interested in gov't contracting? Check out a class right after this free program: INTRO TO GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING AND SMALL BUSINESS CERTIFICATION

Routine Maintenance Contracting:

Learn how to qualify with Georgia DOT
• Application Process
• Local Projects & Invitations to Bid


Service Categories Include:
• Landscaping, Highway Mowing, Tree Cutting
• Sign & Component Structures Maintenance
• Fencing, Barricades, Handrail Maintenance
• Sweeping & Storm Drain Cleaning
• Concrete & Portland Cement Paving Maintenance
• And more!


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March 26
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March 26
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
REGISTER TODAY. 

Are you ready for government contracting?

Learn how to gain a strategic foothold in public sector procurement and how certifications can help. The UGA SBDC looks at federal contracting for small business as an example.

Registration is Required.

Interested in working with the gov't? Check out the FREE class right before this free program: DOING BUSINESS WITH GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Routine Maintenance Contracting:

Learn how to qualify with Georgia DOT
• Application Process
• Local Projects & Invitations to Bid


Service Categories Include:
• Landscaping, Highway Mowing, Tree Cutting
• Sign & Component Structures Maintenance
• Fencing, Barricades, Handrail Maintenance
• Sweeping & Storm Drain Cleaning
• Concrete & Portland Cement Paving Maintenance
• And more!


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
March 27
11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
March 27
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March 27
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.
April
1-Hour Workshop (English)
April 09
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
April 09
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1-Hour Workshop (English)
April 09
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
For those interested in starting a business or recently started. Join us for a 1-hour question and answer session with an experienced UGA SBDC business consultant. 

This is a free event. 

1-2pm Q&A (English)
2-3pm Mini-Consultations (by appointment only) 


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
1-Hour Workshop (Spanish)
April 09
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
April 09
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1-Hour Workshop (Spanish)
April 09
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
For SPANISH SPEAKERS interested in starting a business or recently started. Join us for a 1-hour question and answer session with an experienced UGA SBDC business consultant. 

This is a free event. 

4-5pm Q&A (Spanish)  


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
May
Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
May 09
05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
May 09
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Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
May 09
05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)
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.
May 16
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
May 16
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May 16
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)
Ready, Aim, Fire! (BEGINNER) is a program is designed to help business owners better focus their marketing efforts and expenditures by accurately identifying their specific target customers and cost-effectively communicating to them through social media.

KEY ELEMENTS OF TRAINING:

How to identify target client
Where to find market research
Which social media channels are appropriate to communicate with targets
How to create an effective post
When it is appropriate to spend money on advertising
How to use filters to reach potential customers

**Chamber members receive $10 discount. CALL FOR CODE.


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May 16
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May 16
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)
Register here to attend BOTH Ready, Aim, Fire! for beginner and intermediate levels. Lunch is included and scheduled for 12pm-1pm

**Chamber members receive $10 discount. CALL FOR CODE. 


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May 16
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May 16
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)
At Ready, Aim, Fire! (INTERMEDIATE), you will learn how to make the most of your time and money using social media. For those who are ready to take the next steps, we will go into details of posting and budgeting.


KEY ELEMENTS OF TRAINING:

Determine your social media marketing budget
Practice writing an ad
Walk through a social media marketing case study
Set up a no cost, confidential consultation to obtain market research and create a strategy

**Chamber members receive $10 discount. CALL FOR CODE.


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
June
How to Recruit Using LinkedIn Workshop
June 06
11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
June 06
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How to Recruit Using LinkedIn Workshop
June 06
11:00 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 7066222006.
August
1-Hour Workshop (English)
August 20
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
August 20
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1-Hour Workshop (English)
August 20
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
For those interested in starting a business or recently started. Join us for a 1-hour question and answer session with an experienced UGA SBDC business consultant. 

This is a free event. 

1-2pm Q&A (English)
2-3pm Mini-Consultations (by appointment only) 


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
1-Hour Workshop (Spanish)
August 20
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
August 20
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1-Hour Workshop (Spanish)
August 20
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
For SPANISH SPEAKERS interested in starting a business or recently started. Join us for a 1-hour question and answer session with an experienced UGA SBDC business consultant. 

This is a free event. 

4-5pm Q&A (Spanish)  


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
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
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)
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 28
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August 28
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.
September
Entrepreneurship Series
Dalton  (Dalton Chamber)
September 10 | September 17 | September 24 | October 01 | October 08
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
September 10
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Entrepreneurship Series
Dalton  (Dalton Chamber)
September 10 | September 17 | September 24 | October 01 | October 08
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Evaluate & refine your business concept
Improve your knowledge of business concepts
Research markets and competition
Develop a financial forecast to improve chances of success
Develop a thorough, practical business plan
On-going consulting from SBDC professionals keeps you on track


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
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Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
October 18
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)
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
Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
January 23
05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
January 23
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Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
January 23
05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)
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.