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UGA SBDC OMBD Director Co-Authors Latino Entrepreneurship Study

Carolina Ramón, the director of University of Georgia Small Business Development Center Office of Minority Business Development (OMBD) co-authored the 2018 Georgia Latino Entrepreneurship Study. In collaboration with the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative (SLEI), the study looks into needs and opportunities for Latino entrepreneurs. It also includes recommendations for the […]

Remembering Former UGA Business Dean and National Legacy

Former University of Georgia business dean, William C. Flewellen, Jr., 100 years-of-age, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019. He leaves behind a national legacy for business education and small business assistance as he was the driving force behind the creation of the national Small Business Develop Center (SBDC) program. Flewellen, who was named dean of […]

Doing Business With The University of Georgia

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][block_title style=”column_title” inner_style=”inline_border” title=”Description”][/block_title][vc_column_text]At this session, UGA staff will provide small business owners with information on how to build a purchasing relationship with UGA; information on its e-quote system, and much more. Check out the class immediately before this one: “Intro to Federal Contracting & Small Business Certifications.” COST: FREE HOURS: 2 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][block_title style=”column_title” […]

Hispanic Entrepreneur Series

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][block_title style=”column_title” inner_style=”inline_border” title=”Description”][/block_title][vc_column_text]UGA Gwinnett Campus 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043 Este programa de formación empresarial proporciona a sus participantes las herramientas necesarias para actualizar sus conocimientos administrativos, fortalecer sus capacidades gerenciales, mejorar la toma de decisiones estratégicas y aumentar sus relaciones comerciales implementando estrategias de mercado. El curso se llevara a cabo […]

2018 Flewellen Award Winners

Throughout the year, there are many consultants that go above and beyond “the call of duty,” to ensure that their clients are taken care of and succeed. Each year at our Annual Awards Banquet, the UGA SBDC names deserving consultants, “Flewellen Award Winners.” This recognition is named for Dr. William Flewellen, who is considered to […]

Why Small is Great

Small Business and Its Impact on Georgia 2018

Entrepreneurial ventures provide hundreds of thousands of jobs in Georgia for both business owners and employees. Small businesses not only supply principal income for families, but they also meet unique needs for part-time employment, temporary employment, supplementary income, or, particularly for many young people, that first job opportunity. The innovation and creativity that entrepreneurs deliver […]

Hispanic Entrepreneur Series

Este programa de formación empresarial proporciona a sus participantes las herramientas necesarias para actualizar sus conocimientos administrativos, fortalecer sus capacidades gerenciales, mejorar la toma de decisiones estratégicas y aumentar sus relaciones comerciales implementando estrategias de mercado.

40 Years of Small Business Development Center at UGA

Who would have thought that an idea in 1975, promoted by William C. Flewellen, Jr., former Dean of the University of Georgia College of Business Administration, would flourish into a network of almost 1,000 service centers at colleges and universities across the country. With Flewellen’s vision and former UGA President Fred Davidson’s support of what […]