SBDC Credit School – Metro ATL



The Credit School: Business Loans 101 for Minorities, Women, Veterans and the Disabled is an innovative new program presented by U.S. Small Business Administration and UGA SBDC at five metro Atlanta locations.

In 2015, the experts at The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (UGA SBDC) helped small business owners obtain over $100 million in capital infusion. Now you can learn from the UGA SBDC professionals at The Credit School, a full-day intensive boot camp specifically designed for minorities, women, veterans and the disabled held in five convenient metro-Atlanta locations.

Utilizing its lending expertise, knowledge of SBA and other loan programs, loan packaging skills, and banking relationships, The Credit School provides startups and small business owners an exclusive opportunity to learn from experts who have already helped thousands secure business loans.

COST: $69 (includes breakfast, networking lunch and all materials)
HOURS: 7.5

*Use promo code “CREDIT2016” for the early enrollment discount of 25%

  • What SBA loans are, how they work and how to get one.
  • The impact of negative personal credit and what you can do about it.
  • How bankers think and why it matters.
  • How other small business owners successfully got funded
  • Talk with commercial bankers, SBA lenders, and certified development companies
  • Rosemarie Drake, U.S. Small Business Administration, Lender Relations
  • Lloyd Atkins, Director of Minority Business, Georgia SBDC
  • Georgia SBDC financial experts
  • Panels of local SBA, commercial bankers and alternative lenders

Existing AND prospective small business owners welcome. Cost: $69 per attendee (includes breakfast, networking lunch and all materials).

Upcoming Courses

All courses will take place at 8:30 AM until 4 PM.

ATLANTAAug. 12, 2016
UGA SBDC in DeKalb
2296 Henderson Mill Road, Suite 404B, Atlanta, GA

LAWRENCEVILLE | Sept. 27, 2016
UGA SBDC in Gwinnett
2530 Sever Road, Suite 202, Lawrenceville, GA

KENNESAW | Sept. 15, 2016
UGA SBDC at Kennesaw State University
KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw, GA

MORROW | Oct. 26, 2016
UGA SBDC at Clayton State University
College of Business, Suite T-140, Morrow, GA

ATLANTANov. 4, 2016
UGA SBDC at Georgia State University
55 Park Place, 1st Floor Training Rm., Atlanta, GA



UGA Gwinnett Campus
SBDC Credit School
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SBDC Credit School
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SBDC Credit School
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