To help minimize the spread of COVID-19, some events are being offered virtually, and in-person events have additional safety requirements.

If you have questions about what’s open around campus, please check out this regularly updated guide.

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

Upcoming Events

  • Grow with Google: Google Ads

    Virtual

    Presented by Google Partner & National Trainer, Matt Weber, President of ROAR! Internet Marketing Get Started with the Most Effective Advertising Tool for Local Businesses: Google Ads Learn how to use Google Ads to drive more revenue for your business. Whether you are considering Google Ads for your marketing or are currently managing an account, this is a can’t miss …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • Cash Flow Management: Making a Hidden Resource Work for You

    Virtual

    Presented by FSBDC at UCF Assistant Director & Consultant, Pauline Davis and Consultant, Jose Molfino 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 …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • Finding International Customers in a Virtual World: Export Marketing in the New Normal

    Virtual

    Presented by: Jill McLaughlin, Consultant & International Trade Specialist, FSBDC at UCF Nerine Elattar, Consultant & International Trade Specialist, FSBDC at UCF Ken Mouradian, Director, Orlando US Export Assistance Center Mike Cooney, Director, Enterprise Florida International Trade & Development Connect with new customers around the world! In this webinar we will explore the opportunities and services available to help Florida …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Presented by FSBDC at UCF Consultant, Chuck Wheeler If you’re thinking of starting a business, it’s important to take the right steps. This course will give you an overview of what to know, actions to take, and how to avoid common missteps to give your company its greatest chance of success. Fee: No cost Learn More

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • Managing for Profitability and Success: Creating and Applying Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

    Virtual

    The secret to growing your business profitably depends heavily on establishing a real-time dashboard of key indicators of your business’s business performance. They enable you to make operational adjustments and seize on growth opportunities. In this webinar, we explore how to both identify those key metrics and use them to manage your business toward maximum performance across multiple functions, including …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • Business Plan Writing Made Easier (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Presented by FSBDC at UCF - Lake County Area Manager & Consultant, Eddie Hill Your business needs a roadmap for every stage of its growth. We’ll remove the mystery of how to create a business plan, the information that should be included, and how to use it as a tool to keep your company on track for long term growth. …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • After-the-Mask 2021: Innovations for Selling & Business Growth in the “New Normal"

    Virtual

    Presented by FSBDC at UCF Consultant, John Finnegan The need for business owners and executives to take a creative and innovative approach to protecting and growing their business was critical in the COVID environment. Frankly, it’s every bit as important as businesses enter the “New Normal”. We will introduce and discuss a number of “Outside the Mask” ideas designed to …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • Does Your Website Comply with The ADA? What Every Business MUST Know

    Virtual

    The Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) has been around for more than 30 years. However, in the last few years, increasing attention - and ensuing lawsuits - have focused on the accessibility of websites for the disabled. Along with the tremendously increased use of the internet and ubiquitous websites for commerce, this trend is only increasing. Indeed, Florida is one …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • Attracting Talent - Hiring the Right Person and Preparing Them for Success

    Virtual

    Hiring the right employee is a challenging process. The right employee can make all the difference in a company’s success and can often make up for the absence of other resources such as facilities, working capital, and limited products. The wrong employee can cost you valuable time and money. It adds up to making the hiring process crucial for small …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Presented by FSBDC at UCF Consultant, Chuck Wheeler If you’re thinking of starting a business, it’s important to take the right steps. This course will give you an overview of what to know, actions to take, and how to avoid common missteps to give your company its greatest chance of success. Fee: No cost Learn More

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • Marketing for Business Success (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Presented by FSBDC at UCF - Osceola County Consultant, Rafael Pratts A webinar providing an overview of the marketing process for small business, as well as a close look at all elements of a marketing plan. Marketing is the driver of revenue growth and an imperative for small business success. Topics include the traditional four “P’s” of marketing – Product, …

    Florida SBDC at UCF