The UGA Small Business Development Center in Athens is hosting its Signature Series for new entrepreneurs called StartSMART beginning January 29, 2016.

·  Do you have a great idea for a business, but need help to get it going?
·  Do you already have a business and want to launch a new location or venture?
·  Have you recently started your business and realized there are a few business fundamentals that you need to work on?
·  Do you need to develop a solid business plan so that you can get funding for your business?

If you answered YES to any of the questions, you won’t want to miss our SBDC signature series called StartSMART.

Each Friday for 5 weeks, learn to plan and analyze your vision by creating a thoroughly researched and tested business plan. The course is divided into 8 modules designed to refine and focus on the key areas of business needed for success. StartSMART is a facilitated learning environment, all sessions are led by experienced SBDC facilitators who help create a unique and powerful learning experience.

SBDC StartSMART in Athens
Fridays, January 29 – February 26
There is an application process in which we do our best to eliminate competitors so that each entrepreneur can feel free to openly discuss their business with the class and guest speakers. So apply today before your competitor gets your spot.
The StartSMART signature series is normally $495, but thanks to a state-wide sponsorship from Wells Fargo right now there are a limited quantity of $300 tuition defrayments available making the cost of the class only $195. After your application is submitted, if you are accepted into the course and qualify for a tuition defrayment you will receive a promo code to be used at checkout.

To find out more details, see an agenda, or apply: Download A PDF or Visit our website

Apply for StartSMART today and make 2016 the year you take your business to the next level.
If you have any questions, please contact Stacy Johnson at 706-542-7436 or SJohnson@GeorgiaSBDC.org