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

Upcoming Events

  • Business Stability – Disaster Planning for Small Businesses

    Virtual

    Business interruptions and disasters affect every business at some stage in their growth. Whether it is a hurricane, power outage, or road construction, disasters can strike at any time. There are key steps businesses can take today to reduce downtime and keep operations running if they are impacted. Attend this webinar to learn more about disaster preparedness tips and resources …

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

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    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.

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

    Virtual

    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, Place, Promotion, and Price – as well as three new “P’s” …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • What is your Business Worth? Buying or Selling: How to Get the Highest Return on Your Investment

    Virtual

    As a business owner, knowing the value of your business is key to ensuring that your personal and professional goals are on track. Interested in buying a business? Or do you want to sell your business? Either way, you want to make sure you are getting the most out of your investment. How do you answer the key questions: What …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • Build your Sales Machine: Creating a Sales Outreach Campaign

    Virtual

    Take a big picture approach to growing your small businesses that gets results.  At the top of the list of important questions, “Do they find you or do you find them?”.   “They find you” means you need an ECommerce / Digital Marketing approach.  “You find them” means a Sales Outreach Campaign.  This presentation is a discussion of the latter, …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • Big Skills for Leading Small: Building Great Teams

    Virtual

    It’s no secret we are facing new challenges as small business owners. The current labor market has put employees in a position of power and, for the first time in decades, the pool of eligible employees is declining. The incentives to work with larger companies is increasing with offers of free tuition, signing bonuses, and even cash for just applying!  …

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

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    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.

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • CRM Basics: Managing Your Growth Machine

    Virtual

    Many business owners and executives understand they should use a customer relationship management (CRM) tool as the machine to manage their growth activities, however over 40% do not have a CRM. And many of those with CRM’s in place are not using it effectively. That’s a missed opportunity. This discussion will take some of the mystery out of the CRM …

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

    Virtual

    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
  • Being a Better Leader: Developing Yourself and Your Team for Success

    Virtual

    In this webinar we will help business leaders learn how to enhance employee engagement and drive profitability by exploring the 3 Key Leadership Circles of Developing Yourself, Interpersonal Skills and Developing Others. You will come away with ways to increase personal wellbeing and leadership impact, improve team performance and align goals. We will provide tools to identify strengths and growth …

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

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    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.

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

    Virtual

    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, Place, Promotion, and Price – as well as three new “P’s” …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • Build Your Business Credit

    Virtual

    Building business credit is a common quest for both new and existing small business owners. From startup costs to new expansion strategies, establishing a strong business credit profile can help make your immediate and future business plans a success. In this webinar you will learn the difference between personal and business credit, how to build business credit, and why it …

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

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    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.

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

    Virtual

    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
  • Grow with Google: Google Analytics

    Virtual

    Learn how to take advantage of Google’s free marketing and business productivity tools to grow your business. Google has a buffet of free tools that help small businesses attract new future customers. This workshop shows you where they are and how to use them with a special emphasis on using Google Analytics to uncover new markets, refine your marketing and …

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

    Virtual

    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 …

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

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    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.

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

    Virtual

    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, Place, Promotion, and Price – as well as three new “P’s” …

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • Engaging and Managing Employees to Increase Productivity

    Virtual

    Are your employees working remotely, in-person, condensed hours, with an abnormal schedule, or all the above?Your team is essential to productively growing your business, so how can you best engage team members and achieve desired results? Attend this webinar to discover best practices for managing people while making money in the process!

    Florida SBDC at UCF
  • How to Make Your Website Search Engine Friendly

    Virtual

    Have you ever wondered how web search engines and search engine optimization (SEO) works? Are you looking for more online visibility? In this webinar you will learn some of the easiest ways to increase the likelihood of being found on Google and Bing search engines.

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

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    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.

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

    Virtual

    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
  • Accessing Capital: How to Prepare for an SBA Loan

    Virtual

    Do you require financial assistance to start a business or expand an existing business? Securing small business loans can be challenging. In this webinar, we'll walk you through the financial forecast and loan budgets to prepare an SBA business loan. You'll come away from this webinar knowledgeable about whether you're ready to apply for financing right now and what steps …

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

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    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.

    Florida SBDC at UCF