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
July
July 23
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
July 23
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July 23
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM


Email us for more details or call 9126513200.
Cartersville  (Cartersville-Bartow Chamber)
July 30 | August 06 | August 13 | August 20 | August 28
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
July 30
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Cartersville  (Cartersville-Bartow Chamber)
July 30 | August 06 | August 13 | August 20 | August 28
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


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July 30
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
July 30
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July 30
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM


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Kennesaw  (KSU Center)
July 31 | August 07 | August 14 | August 21 | August 29
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
July 31
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Kennesaw  (KSU Center)
July 31 | August 07 | August 14 | August 21 | August 29
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $895.00


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July 31
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
July 31
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July 31
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Located on the 7th Floor, Conference Room Suite 705


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August
August 02 | September 13 | October 04 | November 01
09:00 AM to 03:30 PM
August 02
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August 02 | September 13 | October 04 | November 01
09:00 AM to 03:30 PM
Program Cost: $449.00


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Lawrenceville  (UGA. Gwinnett Campus)
August 03 | August 10
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
August 03
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Lawrenceville  (UGA. Gwinnett Campus)
August 03 | August 10
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM


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Atlanta  (UGA SBDC at GSU)
August 05
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
August 05
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Atlanta  (UGA SBDC at GSU)
August 05
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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Small Business Loan Solutions
August 05
01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
August 05
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Small Business Loan Solutions
August 05
01:00 PM to 04:00 PM


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August 05
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
August 05
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August 05
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM


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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
August 06
11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
August 06
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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
August 06
11:00 AM to 01:00 PM


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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
August 06
02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
August 06
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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
August 06
02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)
Need funding for your small business? Check out the class immediately before this one: "Alternative Financing Workshop" https://www.georgiasbdc.org/small-business-financing-forum/


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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
August 06
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
August 06
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
August 06
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM


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August 07
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
August 07
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August 07
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM


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August 07
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
August 07
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August 07
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM


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August 07
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
August 07
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August 07
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Rev your digital marketing engine! Accelerate Your Digital Marketing is an interactive course designed to teach small business owners and key employees how to be successful in the digital landscape. Early Bird Discount available!


Email us for more details or call 706-569-26.
Gainesville  (UGA SBDC Gainesville)
August 07
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
August 07
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Gainesville  (UGA SBDC Gainesville)
August 07
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM


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August 07
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Gainesville  (UGA SBDC Gainesville)
August 07
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
There is federal, state, and local procurement.  The federal government alone typically purchases $400+ BILLION in goods and services — from light bulbs to PR, and from landscaping services to food products. Last year, over $100 billion was awarded to small businesses. So, the opportunity here is tremendous. However, new small business entrants to government contracting in general face significant time-consuming and costly challenges.


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August 07
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
August 07
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August 07
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Businesses need access to capital to operate and grow their businesses. However, traditional loans are not always available nor are they necessarily the best source of funds for all businesses. In this session, a panel of experts will discuss alternative means for gaining access to the financing your business needs to thrive and grow.


Email us for more details or call 7065692651.
Albany  (The Candy Room)
August 08
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
August 08
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Albany  (The Candy Room)
August 08
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM


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August 08
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August 08
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM


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Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
August 08
05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
August 08
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Rome  (UGA SBDC in Rome)
August 08
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.


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August 09
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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
August 09
08:00 AM to 09:30 AM


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August 09
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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
August 09
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
August 09
01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
August 09
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
August 09
01:00 PM to 05:00 PM


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Use code ACCELERATE to receive $10 off from now until August 7th! 


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August 13
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
August 13
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August 13
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM


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August 14
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
August 14
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August 14
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Board Room (14th Floor Commerce Bldg.)

 


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August 14
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
August 14
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August 14
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The seminar provides an overview of Mentor-Protégé programs that exist in many federal agencies to help small businesses gain technical and business skills from large prime contractors. Information will be provided that enables attendees to understand the Mentor-Protégé programs landscape along with the details and application criteria for various programs.


Email us for more details or call 706-569-26.
Are You Setting Your Employees Up To Succeed?
August 14
11:30 AM to 01:00 PM
August 14
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Are You Setting Your Employees Up To Succeed?
August 14
11:30 AM to 01:00 PM


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August 14
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
August 14
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August 14
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Understanding what a lender will ask and need from you is the first step to obtaining funding.  Are you ready?  How do you know if you are ready?  Here is a quick test:  Below is a list of a few terms the lender will use during the loan process.  Do you have a good understanding of the terms and what the lender’s requirement of each are?

Equity Injection
Debt Service Coverage Ratio
Debt-to-Income
Global Cash Flow
Credit Score
Total Project Cost
Collateral
If your answer is no, then this is the class for you!  The objective of this 1-hour workshop is to help participants gain a better and more clear understanding of what lenders look for when potential borrowers are seeking a loan.  Don’t wait.  Seats are limited!  Sign up today.

COST: No fee though registration is required.
LOCATION: Cunningham Conference Center, Downstairs Training Room, 3100 Gentian Blvd., Columbus, GA  31907

For more information, call 706-569-2651 or email columbus@georgiasbdc.org


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August 15
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Camilla  (Mitchell EMC)
August 15
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM


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August 16
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
August 16
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August 16
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Register by 5:00 PM on May 31st for a chance to win a Series 4 Apple Watch!


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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
August 16
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
August 16
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
August 16
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)
August 16
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
August 16
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
August 16
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Take both classes and save!


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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
August 16
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
August 16
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
August 16
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM


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Villa Rica  (Uncorked on Main)
August 20
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
August 20
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Villa Rica  (Uncorked on Main)
August 20
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM


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August 20
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August 20
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM


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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.
Augusta  (SharedSpace Augusta)
August 21
08:30 AM to 12:00 PM
August 21
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Augusta  (SharedSpace Augusta)
August 21
08:30 AM to 12:00 PM
August 21, 2019 - Do you know what "gross rating points" mean?  Should you know?  Join UGA SBDC staff at 2907 Professional Parkway in Augusta to explore the best options for ROI when making advertising decisions.  Do you know what "reach and frequency" means?  Do you how many GRP's are needed to be effective in your advertising? How do you currently determine where to spend your small business budget so others know about you? Through conversations, presentations, and panel discussions, participants will gain insight to better reach the most targeted audience for the small business owner's budget. The presentation begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon. Limited seating! Register early.


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August 21
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
August 21
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August 21
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM


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Americus  (Reese Park)
August 21
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
August 21
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Americus  (Reese Park)
August 21
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Use code RETAIL to receive $10 off from now until August 7th!


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Albany  (The Candy Room)
August 22
09:00 AM to 11:30 AM
August 22
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Albany  (The Candy Room)
August 22
09:00 AM to 11:30 AM
GrowSmart Preview gives you the opportunity to meet GrowSmart graduates, SBDC consultants, and hear from our GrowSmart Facilitator, Lori Auten.

This is to show you what GrowSmart 2019 will be like. You can apply for GrowSmart here or online at www.georgiasbdc.org/growsmart


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August 22
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August 22
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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Cornelia  (Connextion Church )
August 22
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
August 22
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Cornelia  (Connextion Church )
August 22
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Do you control your business or does it control you?  When you receive your bank statements, Profit & Loss statements, and Balance Sheets, do you know how to interpret the information?

This class is designed to help business owners and managers who want to learn about the methods and/or accuracy of their financial records, understand and analyze their financial statements, and apply financial data to strategies for success.

While it’s not necessary for you to know accounting in order to succeed, having a basic knowledge of how to properly read and interpret your financial statements is critical.


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Adairsville  (Adairsville, TBD)
August 22
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
August 22
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Adairsville  (Adairsville, TBD)
August 22
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Register here to attend BOTH Ready, Aim, Fire! for beginner and intermediate levels. Lunch is included and scheduled for 12pm-1pm


Email us for more details or call 7066222006.
Adairsville  (Adairsville, TBD)
August 22
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
August 22
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Adairsville  (Adairsville, TBD)
August 22
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Register here to attend Ready, Aim, Fire! for beginner levels. 


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Adairsville  (Adairsville, TBD)
August 22
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
August 22
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Adairsville  (Adairsville, TBD)
August 22
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Register here to attend Ready, Aim, Fire! for intermediate levels. 


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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.


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August 27
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
August 27
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August 27
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM


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Inventory Management - Friend or Foe?
Gainesville  (UGA SBDC Gainesville)
August 27
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
August 27
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Inventory Management - Friend or Foe?
Gainesville  (UGA SBDC Gainesville)
August 27
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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August 27
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
August 27
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August 27
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Located on the 7th Floor, Conference Room Suite 705


Email us for more details or call 4044137830.
Waycross  (Community Room)
August 28
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
August 28
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Waycross  (Community Room)
August 28
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM


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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
August 28
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
August 28
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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
August 28
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Check out the class immediately before this one: "Intro to Federal Contracting & Small Business Certifications" http://www.georgiasbdc.org/training/?center=athens


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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


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August 28
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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
August 28
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Registration opens at 7:30am. Breakfast is included. Check out the class immediately after this one: "Doing Business with UGA" http://www.georgiasbdc.org/training/?center=athens


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September
September 03
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September 03
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM


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September 09
04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
September 09
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September 09
04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
If you are considering starting a small business, then this workshop is a crucial first step. Since lack of planning is one of the main reasons new businesses fail, attending this workshop maybe one of the most important decisions you make before opening your business. Topics for discussion include; is my business idea feasible, financing your business, operating legally, building your team and pulling it all together. Handout information will be provided.


Email us for more details or call 9122809809.
Grovetown  (TBD)
September 10 | September 17 | September 24 | October 01 | October 08
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
September 10
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Grovetown  (TBD)
September 10 | September 17 | September 24 | October 01 | October 08
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $895.00
September 10, 2019 - 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.


Email us for more details or call 7066505655.
Gainesville  (UGA SBDC Gainesville)
September 10
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
September 10
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Gainesville  (UGA SBDC Gainesville)
September 10
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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September 10
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September 10
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM


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Gainesville  (UGA SBDC Gainesville )
September 10
01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
September 10
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Gainesville  (UGA SBDC Gainesville )
September 10
01:00 PM to 04:00 PM


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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
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.
September 11 | September 18 | September 25 | October 02 | October 09
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
September 11
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September 11 | September 18 | September 25 | October 02 | October 09
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $895.00


Email us for more details or call 4787573609.
September 11
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
September 11
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September 11
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM


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September 11
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
September 11
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September 11
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Understanding what a lender will ask and need from you is the first step to obtaining funding.  Are you ready?  How do you know if you are ready?  Here is a quick test:  Below is a list of a few terms the lender will use during the loan process.  Do you have a good understanding of the terms and what the lender’s requirement of each are?

Equity Injection
Debt Service Coverage Ratio
Debt-to-Income
Global Cash Flow
Credit Score
Total Project Cost
Collateral
If your answer is no, then this is the class for you!  The objective of this 1-hour workshop is to help participants gain a better and more clear understanding of what lenders look for when potential borrowers are seeking a loan.  Don’t wait.  Seats are limited!  Sign up today.

COST: No fee though registration is required.
LOCATION: Cunningham Conference Center, Downstairs Training Room, 3100 Gentian Blvd., Columbus, GA  31907

For more information, call 706-569-2651 or email columbus@georgiasbdc.org


Email us for more details or call 7065692651.
September 12
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September 12
05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Only 3 left!
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)


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Atlanta  (UGA SBDC at GSU)
September 13 | September 20 | September 27 | October 04
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
September 13
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Atlanta  (UGA SBDC at GSU)
September 13 | September 20 | September 27 | October 04
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
UGA SBDC at Georgia State University 
(404) 413-7830 
atlanta@georgiasbdc.org



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September 17
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
September 17
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September 17
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM


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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
September 17
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
September 17
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
September 17
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 6789856820.
Drive Business Results with the Latest in Paid Social Ads
Kennesaw  (KSU Center)
September 18
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
September 18
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Drive Business Results with the Latest in Paid Social Ads
Kennesaw  (KSU Center)
September 18
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM


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Augusta  (SharedSpace Augusta)
September 18
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
September 18
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Augusta  (SharedSpace Augusta)
September 18
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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September 18
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Augusta  (SharedSpace-Augusta)
September 18
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM


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Macon  (UGA SBDC in Macon)
September 19
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
September 19
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Macon  (UGA SBDC in Macon)
September 19
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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September 19 | September 26 | October 03 | October 10 | October 17
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
September 19
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September 19 | September 26 | October 03 | October 10 | October 17
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $895.00
Program hosted by the UGA SBDC at Georgia State University and the UGA SBDC in DeKalb:

UGA SBDC at Georgia State University
(404) 413-7830
atlanta@georgiasbdc.org

UGA SBDC in DeKalb
(770) 414-3110
dekalb@georgiasbdc.org


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September 19
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
September 19
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September 19
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Use code RETAIL to receive $10 off from now until September 5th! 


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September 19
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
September 19
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September 19
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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September 19
11:30 AM to 01:00 PM
September 19
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September 19
11:30 AM to 01:00 PM
The UGA SBDC and American Commerce Bank have teamed up to provide a Lunch and Learn opportunity for Small Businesses to gain insight into and avoid the Top 10 Reasons Small Businesses Fail.  This educational event will be held at the American Commerce Bank branch located at 10690 Medlock Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30097.  
The presentation will identify those areas that continually trip up small businesses and make recommendations on how to avoid them.  The UGA SBDC and American Commerce Bank have common interests in seeing Small Businesses in the Tri-County are of Forsyth, Fulton and Gwinnett Counties grow and prosper.  Join us to learn how to avoid these pitfalls and meet fellow business owners and operators in the area.  
Lunch Provided by American Commerce Bank
Registration Fee is $25
Date and time is September 19th from 11:30 am to 1 PM


Email us for more details or call 6789856820.
Atlanta  (Webinar)
September 24
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
September 24
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Atlanta  (Webinar)
September 24
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Log in instructions will be emailed after online registration is completed.


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September 24
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
September 24
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September 24
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM


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Valdosta  (VSU University Center )
September 26
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
September 26
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Valdosta  (VSU University Center )
September 26
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM


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September 26
01:00 PM to 04:30 PM
September 26
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September 26
01:00 PM to 04:30 PM


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September 30
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September 30
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM


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October
October 01
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
October 01
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October 01
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM


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Athens  (Holiday Inn)
October 03
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
October 03
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Athens  (Holiday Inn)
October 03
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
https://www.georgiasbdc.org/wib_athens/


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Athens  (Holiday Inn)
October 03
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
October 03
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Athens  (Holiday Inn)
October 03
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM


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Macon  (SBDC Macon Office)
October 04
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
October 04
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Macon  (SBDC Macon Office)
October 04
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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8a Step-by-Step Application
October 08
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
October 08
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8a Step-by-Step Application
October 08
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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October 08
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
October 08
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October 08
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM


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Gainesville  (UGA SBDC Gainesville)
October 09
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
October 09
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Gainesville  (UGA SBDC Gainesville)
October 09
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn how to qualify with GDOT to become a Routine Maintenance Contractor.  This session is facilitated by GDOT supportive services representatives.


Email us for more details or call 7705315681.
October 09
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
October 09
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October 09
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Understanding what a lender will ask and need from you is the first step to obtaining funding.  Are you ready?  How do you know if you are ready?  Here is a quick test:  Below is a list of a few terms the lender will use during the loan process.  Do you have a good understanding of the terms and what the lender’s requirement of each are?

Equity Injection
Debt Service Coverage Ratio
Debt-to-Income
Global Cash Flow
Credit Score
Total Project Cost
Collateral
If your answer is no, then this is the class for you!  The objective of this 1-hour workshop is to help participants gain a better and more clear understanding of what lenders look for when potential borrowers are seeking a loan.  Don’t wait.  Seats are limited!  Sign up today.

COST: No fee though registration is required.
LOCATION: Cunningham Conference Center, Downstairs Training Room, 3100 Gentian Blvd., Columbus, GA  31907

For more information, call 706-569-2651 or email columbus@georgiasbdc.org


Email us for more details or call 7065692651.
October 10 | October 17 | October 24 | October 31 | November 07
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
October 10
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09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
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 229.420.1144


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October 14
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October 14
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM


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October 15
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
October 15
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October 15
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Everyday each of us hear of the multiple incidents of cyber attacks hitting businesses around the country. Whether the attacks are criminal in nature, initiated through state actors, or from a lone hacker sitting at their computer, they each can have a devastating effect on a small business. 

#CyberStrength 2019 will explore and challenge the business owner/IT professional to prepare and strengthen their cybersecurity plan using the compliance requirements under NIST SP 800-171, Rev. 1 as a guide. Whether a government contractor or involved within a supply chain environment, this training will better position your company to take advantage of the opportunities provided by having a strong cybersecurity posture.  

- Increase your ability to secure Federal/DOD contracts in FY 2019 and beyond by understanding the compliance requirements (NIST SP 800-171, Rev. 1) triggered by DFARS 252.204-7012.

- Increase your marketability within a supply chain network.

Registration at 8:30 am 


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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
October 16 | October 23 | October 30 | November 06 | November 13
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
October 16
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
October 16 | October 23 | October 30 | November 06 | November 13
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM


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Understanding Your Web Traffic
Kennesaw  (KSU Center, Room 401)
October 16
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
October 16
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Understanding Your Web Traffic
Kennesaw  (KSU Center, Room 401)
October 16
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)


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Savannah  (UGA SBDC)
October 17 | October 24 | October 31 | November 07 | November 14
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
October 17
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Savannah  (UGA SBDC)
October 17 | October 24 | October 31 | November 07 | November 14
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.
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.
Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
October 18
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
October 18
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
October 18
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)


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October 23
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
October 23
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October 23
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM


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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
October 23
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
October 23
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
October 23
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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October 23
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
October 23
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM


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Kennesaw  (KSU Center)
October 25 | November 01 | November 08 | November 15
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
October 25
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Kennesaw  (KSU Center)
October 25 | November 01 | November 08 | November 15
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Program Cost: $495.00


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October 25 | November 01 | November 08 | November 15 | November 22 | December 06 | December 13
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
October 25
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October 25 | November 01 | November 08 | November 15 | November 22 | December 06 | December 13
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
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 18th (Early Bird Discount) and tuition will be $595 per qualified applicant. A discount code will be given at the time of approval. After October 18th, 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/


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October 25
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
October 25
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October 25
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM


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Vendor - Women's Business Expo
October 25
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
October 25
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Vendor - Women's Business Expo
October 25
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM


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Atlanta  (Webinar)
October 29
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
October 29
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Atlanta  (Webinar)
October 29
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Log in instructions will be emailed after online registration is completed.


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November
November 01
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
November 01
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November 01
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM


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November 01
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November 01
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Rev your digital marketing engine! Accelerate Your Digital Marketing is an interactive course designed to teach small business owners and key employees how to be successful in the digital landscape. Early Bird Discount available!


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November 01
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
November 01
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November 01
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
November 08
08:00 AM to 09:30 AM
November 08
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Athens  (UGA SBDC in Athens)
November 08
08:00 AM to 09:30 AM


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November 08
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
November 08
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November 08
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Please bring your own laptop to this event. 


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November 11
04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
November 11
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November 11
04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
If you are considering starting a small business, then this workshop is a crucial first step. Since lack of planning is one of the main reasons new businesses fail, attending this workshop maybe one of the most important decisions you make before opening your business. Topics for discussion include; is my business idea feasible, financing your business, operating legally, building your team and pulling it all together. Handout information will be provided.


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November 12
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
November 12
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November 12
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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. 

No Cost to attend. Registration is required, 



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November 12
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Albany  (The Candy Room)
November 12
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
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.


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November 13
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
November 13
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November 13
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Understanding what a lender will ask and need from you is the first step to obtaining funding.  Are you ready?  How do you know if you are ready?  Here is a quick test:  Below is a list of a few terms the lender will use during the loan process.  Do you have a good understanding of the terms and what the lender’s requirement of each are?

Equity Injection
Debt Service Coverage Ratio
Debt-to-Income
Global Cash Flow
Credit Score
Total Project Cost
Collateral
If your answer is no, then this is the class for you!  The objective of this 1-hour workshop is to help participants gain a better and more clear understanding of what lenders look for when potential borrowers are seeking a loan.  Don’t wait.  Seats are limited!  Sign up today.

COST: No fee though registration is required.
LOCATION: Cunningham Conference Center, Downstairs Training Room, 3100 Gentian Blvd., Columbus, GA  31907

For more information, call 706-569-2651 or email columbus@georgiasbdc.org


Email us for more details or call 7065692651.
November 14
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
November 14
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November 14
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM


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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
November 15
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
November 15
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
November 15
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)
November 15
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
November 15
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
November 15
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM


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Macon  (UGA SBDC in Macon)
November 15
02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
November 15
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Macon  (UGA SBDC in Macon)
November 15
02:00 PM to 05:00 PM


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November 19
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
November 19
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November 19
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Located on the 7th Floor, Conference Room Suite 705


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Morrow  (Clayton State East)
November 21
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
November 21
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Morrow  (Clayton State East)
November 21
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM


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December
December 05
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December 05
05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat (1st seat regular price)


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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
December 06
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
December 06
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Lawrenceville  (UGA Gwinnett Campus)
December 06
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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December 11
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
December 11
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December 11
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Understanding what a lender will ask and need from you is the first step to obtaining funding.  Are you ready?  How do you know if you are ready?  Here is a quick test:  Below is a list of a few terms the lender will use during the loan process.  Do you have a good understanding of the terms and what the lender’s requirement of each are?

Equity Injection
Debt Service Coverage Ratio
Debt-to-Income
Global Cash Flow
Credit Score
Total Project Cost
Collateral
If your answer is no, then this is the class for you!  The objective of this 1-hour workshop is to help participants gain a better and more clear understanding of what lenders look for when potential borrowers are seeking a loan.  Don’t wait.  Seats are limited!  Sign up today.

COST: No fee though registration is required.
LOCATION: Cunningham Conference Center, Downstairs Training Room, 3100 Gentian Blvd., Columbus, GA  31907

For more information, call 706-569-2651 or email columbus@georgiasbdc.org


Email us for more details or call 7065692651.
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.
March
March 06 | March 13 | March 20 | March 27
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
March 06
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March 06 | March 13 | March 20 | March 27
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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