The FSBDC at UCF hosts various events to help grow your business.

Upcoming Events

  • Globalizing Your Website

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    ARE YOU MISSING AN OPPORTUNITY? Are international prospects visiting your website? Analysts estimate that a high percentage of U.S. websites are not properly optimized for international markets resulting in lost sales opportunities. Did you know? 95% of customers are outside of the US 94% of B2B buyers conduct internet research before buying 50% of Internet traffic in the United States ...

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  • Optimizing Your Bank Relationships: Running a Bankable Business

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    Is your business powerful and stable enough to qualify for bank financing? If not, you may be forced to pay higher interest rates from alternate funding sources, or you might have to give up equity to bring in venture partners. The bank is your cheapest, but often most difficult, source of capital with which to operate and grow your business. ...

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  • How to Start Your Business

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    A three-hour seminar designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business. Topics include business plans, legal forms of business, and licensing requirements. * Registration fee includes access to Marketing for Business Success, Financing Alternatives, Business Plan Writing webinars. Fee: $50 Register Here

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  • Effectively Managing Your Business with QuickBooks

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    As a business owner, the primary value of QuickBooks, or any accounting software, is to provide you with the financial and management data that will help you effectively manage your business. Additionally, it should provide you with consistently accurate data for the preparation of any tax or compliance forms required by government or industry agencies. Fee: $30 Register Here

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  • Lean StartUp-A Method to Grow Your Business

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Whether you are a start-up needing to vet a new product or an existing business looking to expand, the Lean StartUp methodology can assist you in the process. Lean StartUp will help answer the question, “Can a sustainable business be built around this set of products and services?” With a known answer, you can move on to identify your customer ...

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  • Google Solutions: Get Your Business Online

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    Can your potential customers find you on Google? Is Google displaying the correct information about your company? In today’s mobile world, it is critical for businesses to not only be easily found on the Google’s search engine but also to have their information, such as hours of operations and address, listed accurately. Register today and learn about Local Search, Google ...

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  • Success is No Accident: Strategic Planning for Small Business

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Make your future happen; don’t let it happen to you. With a strategic plan, you will be able to establish your company’s direction, make better business decisions and have a source of increased market share and profitability. A strong, effective strategic plan is the culmination of a series of building blocks including a financial plan, a marketing plan, and a ...

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  • Introduction to Government Contracting

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    This seminar provides an in-depth examination and clarification on the federal government contracting Process. Topics include the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), registration with the federal government at www.sam.gov, acquisition principles, definitions, ethics, contract clauses, procurement methods, contract types, and socioeconomic programs. Fee: $15 Register Here

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  • How to Start Your Business

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    A three-hour seminar designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business. Topics included business plans, legal forms of business, and licensing requirements. Registering for How to Start Your Business also includes our Business Fundamentals Webinars: Financing Alternatives, Marketing for Business Success and Business Plan Writing Made Easy at no extra cost. Fee: $50 Register Here

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  • Subcontracting and Teaming

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    For many small businesses, entry into government contracting will or should begin as a subcontractor. This seminar will provide the small business owner with an understanding of the overall subcontracting process, including the format for a Subcontract and Teaming agreement, including how to protect your company during the relationship and the overall benefits of subcontracting. This seminar will also provide ...

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  • Market Research: Knowing Your Customer and Your Market

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Understanding your customers and the market for your product/service is important for every business. And market research is the tool that can give you the deeper and broader grasp of your market you want to maximize business success. It can help you evaluate business opportunities and guide key decisions and plans about, for example, the feasibility of a new business ...

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