0516-003 STA StartSmart

StartSmart

DATE
Tuesday, July 30th
COST
$ 99.00
FORMAT
Webinar
TOPIC
Starting a Business

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

SBDC StartSmart provides the resources, support, and motivation to put your dream within reach.

StartSmart is tailored to be held virtually to facilitate virtual discussion, class engagement, & mastery of content. Participation in StartSmart will also allow access to LivePlan, an online business planning software. The program is facilitated by specially trained SBDC consultants and a long-term relationship with the SBDC and follow-up consulting is available and encouraged following the program. 

Whether you are a new business (in business 2 years or less), or are still in the planning phase, building a business takes the right tools—and a lot of hard work. SBDC StartSmart will equip you to be successful!

SBDC StartSmart helps attendees to:

• 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

SBDC StartSmart includes 16 hours of instruction delivered over a period of 4 weeks. Sessions will be held twice a week for 2 hours. 

Starts in 2 months!

LEARN HOW TO:

• Evaluate your concept and develop plans to move forward.
• Improve knowledge of business fundamentals.
• Build an infrastructure for business operations and processes.

SBDC StartSmart graduates acquire:
• An actionable business plan and access to business planning software
• Access to financial and business resources.
• A network of entrepreneurial peers and professionals

Eight modules cover critical issues for new businesses:

MODULE 1: Business Success – How do we get there?
MODULE 2: Opportunity & Solutions
MODULE 3: Marketing for Success
MODULE 4: Digital Marketing & Online Strategies
MODULE 5: Navigating Human Resources
MODULE 6: Operations & Managing by the Numbers
MODULE 7: Management with a Plan
MODULE 8: Plan, Run, Review, Revise

PROGRAM DETAILS

Tuesday, July 30, 2024
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Thursday, August 1, 2024
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Tuesday, August 6, 2024
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Thursday, August 8, 2024
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Tuesday, August 13, 2024
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Thursday, August 15, 2024
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Tuesday, August 20, 2024
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Thursday, August 22, 2024
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Cost: $99.00
Webinar

This is a Zoom webinar. Upon registration, you will receive your Zoom link via email. 

PROGRAM PARTNERS

We would like to thank Wells Fargo for their generous support of this program.

Hosting Center: UGA Small Business Development Center State Office
A Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. 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. Contact [email protected] or call (706)542-2762