Check out our upcoming Continuing Education programs for the rest of the year. Browse the programs at a glance, then click “Learn More” to register for the course and/or join the event on Facebook for updates about the program. We have several one-off specialty programs offered, in addition to a year-round program happening on multiple dates, as well as pre-application/registration for our Signature Series program, SBDC GrowSMART. If you have questions, feel free to contact our office.
How to Think Like a Banker
Want to get a business loan? Get into the mindset of the people looking to give you one. Learn from our consultants with past Georgia bank experience on how to optimize your chances with a bank, and help remove that fear behind the loan process.
July 19, 2018 | $69
Bypass the Digital Noise and Make an Impression
Cut through the digital noise of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Email, and Mobile and find out what’s the best digital strategy for you. Grow your business with email and social media by designing a new digital media campaign or revamp your existing digital marketing efforts.
July 24, 2018 | $79 (lunch included)
10 Steps to Build an Effective Sales Pipeline
Give your sales a much needed boost by learning how to build a pipeline strategy that gets results. Learn about the best tools to track your pipeline sales and generate new leads by creating a best-in-class capability statement and elevator pitch.
August 14, 2018 | $79 (lunch included)
Strategic Planning for a Well-Oiled Business
Avoid profit-draining habits so you can reach your short & long-term goals. Learn leading-edge strategies to streamline your goals & objectives. Implementing an effective management process can help you energize your profits.
September 18, 2018 | $69
Writing a Business Plan
A customized step by step integrated action plan that is essential to the success of your business. Who should attend: Launch (businesses 0-2 years), Growth (businesses 3-5 years), Expansion Startups (businesses 5+ years).
July 24, 2018 | September 25, 2018 | November 15, 2018 | $69
Signature Series Programs
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.
This program gets results! In full or half day weekly sessions, learn to analyze and manage your business like a seasoned CEO.
September 20, September 27, October 4, October 19, and October 25 | $895