• 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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  • Financing Your Business (Recurring Event)

    South Lake: Building 2 Room 101

    Do you need money to start or expand your business? In this seminar, you will learn about various financing options through banks; types of loans and SBA guaranteed loan programs. Register using these links: North Lake:1/19/20177/20/2017 South Lake:1/26/20177/27/2017

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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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  • 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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  • The Vietnam War: Free Screening

    Eisenhower Recreation Center

    Join WUCF Central Florida PBS for an exclusive preview screening of "The Vietnam War" by filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. The full documentary will broadcast this September on WUCF TV. Be one of the first to see the powerful preview footage. The screening will be followed by a discussion with local veterans. The event is free but registration is ...

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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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  • Business Plan Writing Made Easy (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Leesburg Campus: Blg M, Executive Conference Room

    Writing a successful business plan requires preparation. More importantly, you must get started! From identifying your target market to financial projections, this seminar will guide you through outlining the key sections of the plan, making the writing process easy. Register: North Lake: 2/2/2017 5/4/2017 8/17/2017 10/26/2017 South Lake: 2/9/2017 5/11/2017 8/24/2017 11/2/2017

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  • Managing in Today's Workplace (Recurring Event)

    South Lake

    Managing in today’s workplace is more complex than ever. With multi-generational employees, a focus on teamwork and ever changing rules and regulations, it’s hard to know what to do! Our experts will take a two-prong approach with this topic. From Setting the Vision, Employee Roles and Teamwork, and Diversity and Leadership to the do’s and don’ts of Annual Reviews, Conflict ...

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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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  • Business Plan Writing Made Easy (Recurring Event)

    South Lake: Building 2 Room 101

    Writing a successful business plan requires preparation. More importantly, you must get started! From identifying your target market to financial projections, this seminar will guide you through outlining the key sections of the plan, making the writing process easy. Register: North Lake: 2/2/2017 5/4/2017 8/17/2017 10/26/2017 South Lake: 2/9/2017 5/11/2017 8/24/2017 11/2/2017

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  • Bookkeeping and Tax Fundamentals (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Leesburg Campus: Blg M, Executive Conference Room

    Starting your business with the right set of books will save you time and money in the future! This class provides the basic record keeping and tax preparation for your small business. Topics include chart of accounts, federal & state tax requirements, sale tax and tax decisions. Prepare yourself to find solutions to financial organization you may face within your ...

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  • Bookkeeping and Tax Fundamentals (Recurring Event)

    South Lake: Building 2 Room 101

    Starting your business with the right set of books will save you time and money in the future! This class provides the basic record keeping and tax preparation for your small business. Topics include chart of accounts, federal & state tax requirements, sale tax and tax decisions. Prepare yourself to find solutions to financial organization you may face within your ...

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  • Market Research: Knowing Your Customer (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Leesburg Campus: Blg M, Executive Conference Room

    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 that want to maximize business success. It can help you evaluate business opportunities and guide key decisions and plans. In this seminar you will learn about the ...

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  • The EXCHANGE : Entrepreneurship Speaker Series (Recurring Event)

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Join us in welcoming a seasoned entrepreneur from the community who will discuss their experiences, struggles, and successes while starting and maintaining a business. They will share their unique journey to entrepreneurship and illustrate how you can start something TODAY! September 6th - Kaitlyn Cook, Owner of South Street & Company

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  • Goal Setting For Champions

    Harris Engineering Center: HEC 356

    Become, Do, Have and Give – “You Don’t Get in Life What You Want. You Get in Life What You Are! – Les Brown Learning Objectives Learn about various types of goals. Apply effective strategies to accomplish your goals. Recognize the effect your commitment level has on your goals. Realize how fear of failure gets in the way of success. ...

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  • Managing in Today's Workplace (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Leesburg Campus: Blg M, Executive Conference Room

    Managing in today’s workplace is more complex than ever. With multi-generational employees, a focus on teamwork and ever changing rules and regulations, it’s hard to know what to do! Our experts will take a two-prong approach with this topic. From Setting the Vision, Employee Roles and Teamwork, and Diversity and Leadership to the do’s and don’ts of Annual Reviews, Conflict ...

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  • The EXCHANGE : Entrepreneurship Speaker Series (Recurring Event)

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Join us in welcoming a seasoned entrepreneur from the community who will discuss their experiences, struggles, and successes while starting and maintaining a business. They will share their unique journey to entrepreneurship and illustrate how you can start something TODAY! September 6th - Kaitlyn Cook, Owner of South Street & Company

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  • Marketing for Business Success (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Leesburg Campus: Blg M, Executive Conference Room

    This is a “Basic” Marketing class. Come find out about the four “P’s” of Marketing. Learn what a feature, benefit and value statement are and know when and where to express each. Learn about the new emerging marketing mediums so you will be better prepared for the future! Register: North Lake: 3/2/2017 6/1/2017 9/14/2017 South Lake: 3/9/2017 6/8/2017 9/21/2017

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  • Market Research: Knowing Your Customer (Recurring Event)

    South Lake

    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 that want to maximize business success. It can help you evaluate business opportunities and guide key decisions and plans. In this seminar you will learn about the ...

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  • The EXCHANGE : Entrepreneurship Speaker Series (Recurring Event)

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Join us in welcoming a seasoned entrepreneur from the community who will discuss their experiences, struggles, and successes while starting and maintaining a business. They will share their unique journey to entrepreneurship and illustrate how you can start something TODAY! September 6th - Kaitlyn Cook, Owner of South Street & Company

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  • Marketing for Business Success (Recurring Event)

    South Lake: Building 2 Room 101

    This is a “Basic” Marketing class. Come find out about the four “P’s” of Marketing. Learn what a feature, benefit and value statement are and know when and where to express each. Learn about the new emerging marketing mediums so you will be better prepared for the future! Register: North Lake: 3/2/2017 6/1/2017 9/14/2017 South Lake: 3/9/2017 6/8/2017 9/21/2017

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  • Web and Social Media for Business Success (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Leesburg Campus: Blg M, Executive Conference Room

    It all starts with a website! Learn the “Basics” of what needs to be in your website and how the search engines see you. Then what? Exploit the internet to the benefit of your business! What Social Media platform is best for your business? Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and geo-location services? Topics include: strategy, return on influence, and keys to success. ...

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