• Preparing Bids & Proposals

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    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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  • The EXCHANGE : Entrepreneurship Speaker Series (Recurring Event)

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Join us in welcoming a seasoned entrepreneur from the community to discuss their experiences, struggles, and successes they've experienced while starting a business. They will share their unique journey to entrepreneurship and illustrate how you can start something TODAY! September 6th - Kaityln Cook, Owner of South Street and Company September 20th - Brent Henderson, CEO Party Tutor & Zupp ...

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  • Khalil Osiris Presents "Change Your Mindset"

    UCF Student Union Key West: Room 218A

    Africana Studies presents the James Weldon Johnson Lecture Series In this insightful and inspiring talk, Khalil Osiris uses his story of 20 years in prison as a launching point to explore ways in which most of us keep ourselves in prisons of our own making without ever actually being incarcerated. You will learn how self-imposed limitations function as a form ...

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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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  • Florida A&M University Energy Water Food Nexus International Summit 2017

    DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport & Convention Center

    Join leading entrepreneurs, scientists and policy-makers from around the world as they gather to spark innovation and unearth solutions for global sustainability. Scholarships are available for legal studies students. Legal Studies students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher may submit a 300-word essay on why they should be selected for the scholarship. Five essays will be selected. Essays must ...

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  • Graduate Program Spotlights: Higher Education & Policy Studies Doctoral Program

    Teaching Academy: 201

    Speak with program faculty, access resources and funding, and learn more about our college's Higher Education & Policy Studies Doctoral Program. RSVP for a chance to win a FREE application fee waiver: http://bit.ly/CEDHPGPS17

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  • SET Program: Customer Service Session (Recurring Event)

    Live Oak Ballroom/Garden Room

    As part of the SDES Student Enhancement Training (SET) program, attendance at this session counts for SET credit towards Customer Service as an elective. Purpose: Help participants to increase and develop their customer services skills At the completion of this session students should be able to: Define customer services from a service culture versus transactional model Identify exceptional customer service ...

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  • Success is No Accident: Strategic Planning for Small Business (Recurring Event)

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

    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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  • 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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  • SPA Teaching Circle: Diversity Panel

    Health & Public Affairs II: 247

    Join the School of Public Administration for its Teaching Circles, an informal hour where faculty and doctoral students can learn about topics related to teaching, professional development and academic. This month's Teaching Circle will feature a panel discussion on diversity.

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  • SET Program: Customer Service Session (Recurring Event)

    Live Oak Ballroom/Garden Room

    As part of the SDES Student Enhancement Training (SET) program, attendance at this session counts for SET credit towards Customer Service as an elective. Purpose: Help participants to increase and develop their customer services skills At the completion of this session students should be able to: Define customer services from a service culture versus transactional model Identify exceptional customer service ...

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  • 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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  • Expert Panel: Education and the Central Florida Economy: Are We Meeting the Need?

    Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)

    The annual United Way Campaign Expert Panel event addresses an issue of interest to our campus community and related to which the United Way has significant involvement. Visit http://LiveUnited.ucf.edu for more information about the campaign. Join us as we host an Expert Panel discussing “Education and the Central Florida Economy: Are We Meeting the Need?” When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 ...

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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 to discuss their experiences, struggles, and successes they've experienced while starting a business. They will share their unique journey to entrepreneurship and illustrate how you can start something TODAY! September 6th - Kaityln Cook, Owner of South Street and Company September 20th - Brent Henderson, CEO Party Tutor & Zupp ...

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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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  • Life and Careers in the Intelligence Community

    Business Administration I: 119

    IC CAE Career Panel The U.S. Intelligence Community seeks out critical thinkers and scholars across almost every field of study to join its ranks. In this panel, six experts & analysts will discuss their agencies’ work and hiring practices, with time scheduled for career questions and a reception with light refreshments afterward. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 2:00pm - 4:00pm Busineess ...

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  • Graduate Program Spotlights: Instructional Design & Technology Master's and Certificates

    Teaching Academy: 201

    Speak with program faculty, access resources and funding, and learn more about our college's Instructional Design & Technology Master's and Certificates. RSVP for a chance to win a FREE application fee waiver: http://bit.ly/CEDHPGPS17

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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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  • Science Cafe: Hard Lives, Mean Streets

    Physical Sciences Building: 160

    UCF Science Cafe Jana Jasinki, Ph.D. October 26,2017 Interim Vice Provost for Faculty Excellence, Pegasus Professor of Sociology & Associate Dean of the College of Sciences, University of Central Florida Time:Networking, drinks and appetizers at 6:30 p.m. and talk begins at 7:00 p.m. Location: Physical Sciences Building 160/161 There is no doubt that homelessness is a serious social problem in ...

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  • Voting and Voting Rights

    Ferrell Commons

    Voting and Voting Rights with Dr. Terri FineAssociate Director, Lou Frey Institute & UCF Professor of Poltical Science Friday, October 27,2017 at 1:00pmFerrel Commons 165 The importance of Voting & Voter Rights Within Civic Engagement The UCF Lou Frey Institute of Politics & Government and UCF LEAD Scholars Academy are facilitating a civic engagement conversation with special focus on voting ...

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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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  • Graduate Program Spotlights: Secondary Education Master's Programs

    Teaching Academy: 201

    Speak with program faculty, access resources and funding, and learn more about our college's Secondary Education Master's Programs. RSVP for a chance to win a FREE application fee waiver: http://bit.ly/CEDHPGPS17

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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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  • The Bronze Age Cargo of the Cape Gelidonva Shipwreck

    Psychology Building: 108

    The Central Florida Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and the UCF Department of Anthropology present: The Bronze Age Cargo of the Cape Gelidonva Shipwreck Joseph Lehner, Ph.D.Visitinig Assistant ProfessorUCF Department of Anthropology Friday, November 3 Join us for this fascinating talk about maritime trade in the Mediterranean. Imagine a ship sailing the coast of Turkey approximately 3200 years ...

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