Upcoming Events

  • How to Start Your Business

    Small Business Development Center

    A NO-COST, 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.Register Now

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  • Making Sense of the Numbers: Bookkeeping and Tax Fundamentals

    Small Business Development Center

    A three-hour seminar providing the basic record keeping and tax preparation for your small business. Topics included chart of accounts, federal & state tax requirements, sales tax and tax decisions.Fee: $30Register Now

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  • Financing Your Business in Today's Economy

    Small Business Development Center

    A three-hour seminar describing the financing options available for small business owners. Topics include bank loans, SBA guaranteed loan programs, private investment and venture capital.Fee: $30Register Now

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  • Go Global: Exporting for Business Growth

    Small Business Development Center

    Florida-based companies are expanding overseas. Are you? We know that expanding into international markets can seem daunting. Attend this interactive workshop to find out how the Florida SBDC at UCF can help you prepare your business for globalization. Participants will leave with tools, insights and knowledge to help your small business earn a share of this growing profit opportunity. Let ...

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  • Introduction to Government Contracting

    Small Business Development Center

    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: $15Register Now

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  • Business Law: Keeping the Law on Your Side

    Small Business Development Center

    A three-hour seminar presenting common and costly business legal mistakes. Topics include contracting, partnership and shareholders agreements, employee issues, business growth and selling your business.Fee: $30Register Now

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  • Insurance Essentials: Managing Your Risk

    Small Business Development Center

    A two-hour seminar reviewing the types of business insurance, how to keep insurance premiums low, and how and where to locate a good insurance agent.Fee: $20Register Now

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  • Winning the Contract: Marketing & Selling to the Government

    Small Business Development Center

    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. We will then transition and provide you with ...

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  • How to Start Your Business

    Small Business Development Center

    A NO-COST, 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.

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  • Preparing Bids & Proposals

    Small Business Development Center

    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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  • Marketing for Business Success

    Small Business Development Center

    A three-hour seminar providing an overview of the marketing process for a small business. Topics include identifying your target market, advertising, publicity, and marketing budget.

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  • Business Plan Writing Made Easy

    Small Business Development Center

    This seminar provides a simple and realistic approach for the serious entrepreneur who is ready to write that winning business plan. From identifying your target market to financial projections, this workshop will guide you through outlining the key sections of the plan, making the writing process easy.

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  • Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights

    Small Business Development Center

    This seminar discusses the different types of intellectual property that exist in the United States, including: patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements. General techniques on marketing new ideas are also discussed. Offered once a quarter.

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  • How to Start Your Business

    Small Business Development Center

    A NO-COST, 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.

    SBDC at UCF View Event
  • Making Sense of the Numbers: Bookkeeping and Tax Fundamentals

    Small Business Development Center

    A three-hour seminar providing the basic record keeping and tax preparation for your small business. Topics included chart of accounts, federal & state tax requirements, sales tax and tax decisions.

    SBDC at UCF View Event
  • Financing Your Business in Today's Economy

    Small Business Development Center

    A three-hour seminar describing the financing options available for small business owners. Topics include bank loans, SBA guaranteed loan programs, private investment and venture capital.

    SBDC at UCF View Event