Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
  • 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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Thursday, October 2, 2014
  • Start-Up Basics

    Small Business Development Center

    This NO COST seminar will help business owners learn the essentials for getting started in business, including: an introduction to business plans and the importance of preparing one; explore the legal forms of business (sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited liability corporation) and which one is right for you; and determine the local, state, or federal licensing requirements for the business. ...

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
  • Entrepreneur's Law School

    Small Business Development Center

    All the Legal Experts You need in One Place - Our legal professionals will arm you with an arsenal of legal information needed to reduce your risk and grow your business. Learn about new forms of capital, including crowd funding, technology law, franchise law, contracts, mergers, employment law and much more. Who Should Attend: Business owners, CEO, CFOs, presidentsClick Here ...

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
  • GSA and Multiple Award Schedules

    SBDC at UCF

    Learn about the General Services Administration (GSA), who they are and what and how they buy. This seminar will help attendees to understand the subtle differences in the terms Federal Supply and Multiple Award Schedules. Additionally, we’ll show you how to find appropriate GSA solicitations which cover your goods and services and we’ll review sample solicitation requirements on line. We’ll ...

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
  • Marketing Basics

    Small Business Development Center

    Overview of the entire marketing process - featuring the Four P's of Marketing (Product, Price, Place, Promotion). Attendees will receive practical ideas for high impact marketing on a limited budget. Fee: $30 per seminar/$105 for six in seriesClick Here to register

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
  • Effectively Managing Your Business with QuickBooks

    Small Business Development Center

    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. Whether you are using an ...

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
  • Insurance Basics

    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:$20 for seminar or $105 for seriesClick Here for registration

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014
  • Patents, Trademarks and 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.Fee: $30Click Here to register

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014
  • Legal Basics

    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: $30 Click Here to register

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Thursday, November 6, 2014
  • Start-Up Basics (Recurring Event)

    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.Click Here to register

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014
  • Financing Basics

    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: $30Click Here to register

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Thursday, November 13, 2014
  • Bookkeeping and Taxes Basics

    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: $30Click Here to register

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
  • Social Media Marketing for Business Success

    Small Business Development Center

    Participants will learn best practices for tools such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, geo-locations and social buying. Topics also include: strategy, return on influence, keys to success, and social media dashboards. This two-hour seminar is designed for business owners who already have a working knowledge of social media tools.Fee:$20Click Here to register

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014
  • Social Media – Is It a Marketing Mandatory Today…or is it Just Madness?

    Small Business Development Center

    It seems that a business isn’t a legitimate, successful business unless it has a website and a social media presence. With so many choices for social media and with constantly changing customer preferences, how do you navigate and keep up with the Social Media Madness?Click Here to register

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Thursday, December 4, 2014
  • Start-Up Basics (Recurring Event)

    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.Click Here to register

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