The FSBDC at UCF hosts various events to help grow and succeed.

Upcoming Events

  • 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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  • 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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  • Cash Flow Management: Tapping into a Hidden Resource

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    “Cash is King”. Every business has a hidden store of cash and hidden cash leaks. Utilizing the cash flow management strategies of large corporations, learn how to find, preserve, and use cash to manage and grow your business and increase profits. By applying these tactics you can vastly reduce the need for outside financing. You may never need to borrow ...

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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: $30 Register Now

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  • Business Planning: Working Your Plan to Grow Your Business!

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    In order to grow you need to know where you are, where you’d like to go, and how to get there. That means taking the time to review, analyze, and PLAN! Our experts will walk you through the process of revisiting key company functions. They’ll focus on operations, marketing and financial projections to assist you in planning for the long-term ...

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  • Effectively Managing Your Business with QuickBooks

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    As a business owner, the primary value of QuickBooks provides you with the financial and management data that will help you effectively manage your business. Whether you are using an outside or internal accountant or doing it yourself, you need to have an understanding of how the accounting software generates numbers. This class focus on using QuickBooks as a business ...

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  • Getting the Most Out of Your Digital Marketing Strategy

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Digital Marketing is a broad, constantly changing business discipline. In this seminar, you will learn how to develop an up-to-date digital marketing strategy that will enable your prospects and customers to reach you in new, digitally-creative ways. The session will also make you current with some of the latest trends in social media. Learn what social networks your customers are ...

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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: $30 Register Now

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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: $20 Register Now

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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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  • Preparing Bids & Proposals

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    This session provides an overview and stimulates discussion on how to effectively write and submit a compliant proposal in response to a government solicitation. The seminar will provide an understanding of Invitation for Bid (IFB), Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) and an analysis of how they differ. The seminar will discuss bid or no bid decisions, ...

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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: $30 Register Now

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  • Winning the Contract: Marketing & Selling to the Government

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    This seminar will provide you with suggestions on how to market your products/services to Government agencies and we’ll provide links to a current list of government purchasing activities. We’ll commence with a brief overview of selling to and doing business with the federal government including registration, and principles and practices of contracting. Then will transition and provide you with suggestions ...

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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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  • Getting the Most Out of Your Digital Marketing Strategy

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Digital Marketing is a broad, constantly changing business discipline. In this seminar, you will learn how to develop an up-to-date digital marketing strategy that will enable your prospects and customers to reach you in new, digitally-creative ways. The session will also make you current with some of the latest trends in social media. Learn what social networks your customers are ...

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  • SBRN: Websites and Video: What’s Your Story?

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    You know who and what your business is, but does the world? With all the noise out there, it’s harder and harder to stand out from the crowd. Join our experts as they share what it takes to create both a successful website and creative and memorable video content that will grab your audience’s attention. Fee: NO-COST Register Now

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  • Cash Flow Management: Tapping into a Hidden Resource

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    “Cash is King”. Every business has a hidden store of cash and hidden cash leaks. Utilizing the cash flow management strategies of large corporations, learn how to find, preserve, and use cash to manage and grow your business and increase profits. By applying these tactics you can vastly reduce the need for outside financing. You may never need to borrow ...

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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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  • 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: $30 Register Now

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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: $30 Register Now

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