• Federal Certifications Managed by the SBA

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, SBA Every year, the Federal government procures supplies and/or services to the tune of several hundred billion dollars. A whopping twenty-three (23) percent of those procurements are earmarked for smaller businesses. If you own a small business and have the potential to sell your product/service to the Federal government you ought to take ...

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Chuck Wheeler, FSBDC at UCF Consultant A 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. Registering for How to Start Your Business also includes our Business Fundamentals Webinars: Financing Alternatives, Marketing for Business Success and Business Plan Writing Made Easy at ...

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  • How to Become a GSA Vendor

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    This training will equip industry with knowledge and understanding of the process that is required for a new vendor to get on a GSA schedule. Through this training, the steps, procedures, processes and best practices of those schedule vendors currently doing business with GSA will lead to ease of getting on schedule for those vendors interested in becoming a schedule ...

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  • Subcontracting & Teaming (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    One of the pathways to success for small businesses pursuing government contracts is to partner with other small or large businesses in order to deliver services to the government. Most commonly, these agreements are in the form of a sub-contract, teaming agreement or joint-venture agreement. There is also the SBA’s “All Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program” which can be a great ...

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  • Winning the Contract: Marketing & Selling to the Government (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Success in government contracting is still rooted in marketing best practices such as research, target markets, target accounts, differentiation, value proposition, and effective pricing strategies. This session will present best practices in marketing and pricing your business including a marketing framework for you to use in your business and a review of the basic pricing considerations. Fee: $30 Register Now ...

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Chuck Wheeler, FSBDC at UCF Consultant A 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. Registering for How to Start Your Business also includes our Business Fundamentals Webinars: Financing Alternatives, Marketing for Business Success and Business Plan Writing Made Easy at ...

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  • Sales for the Non Salesperson (Session 1 of 2) (Recurring Event)

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

    Most company founders will be their company’s only salesperson for the first few years in business. Sales skills are vital to the company’s success, but most founders admit they could be better. Our expert will give you proven tips and action steps to help you set more meetings, close more deals, and drive higher revenue in 2019. This session will ...

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  • Joint Ventures 101

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, SBA Most new federal government contractors are seeking new ways to perform larger, more complex and more lucrative requirements, and the use of a joint venture can be the answer. However, pursuing federal government contracts with a joint venture can be tricky and full of risk for the participants of a joint venture. ...

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  • Cash Flow Management: Tapping into a Hidden Resource (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Pauline Davis, FSBDC at UCF Consultant “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 ...

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  • Digital Marketing: Driving Traffic to Your Website

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by FSBDC at UCF Consultants, Jairo Batista & Chuck Wheeler 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 helps drive traffic to your most important digital asset – your website. In this session we will discuss features every successful website should have, the ...

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  • What Is the Business Worth? Getting the Highest Return on Your Investment (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Pauline Davis, FSBDC at UCF Consultant 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 is it worth? How much should I ask? This comprehensive seminar will help you obtain ...

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  • Business Plan Writing Made Easier (Recurring Event)

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

    Your business needs a roadmap for every stage of its growth, but never more than when you start. 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. 1/24/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/5753900024/18/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/5753900148/29/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/575390019

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  • Federal Market Research

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, SBA The US Federal market is unique for many different reasons, one of which being the access to public data. This includes both past and future procurements, listings of acquisition forecasts and more. The data is available to anyone. Research can be conducted in order to put together market analysis reports, competitive analysis ...

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Chuck Wheeler, FSBDC at UCF Consultant A 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. Registering for How to Start Your Business also includes our Business Fundamentals Webinars: Financing Alternatives, Marketing for Business Success and Business Plan Writing Made Easy at ...

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  • Marketing Basics: Find and Connect With Customers (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Clermont: Bldg 2, Room 101

    Do you really know who your customers are? What is important to them? Learn how to find customers, communicate the value of your business, and cultivate long term relationships with people in your target market. 2/14/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/5753900055/16/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/5753900169/19/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/575390022

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  • Sales for the Non Salesperson (Session 2 of 2) (Recurring Event)

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

    Most company founders will be their company’s only salesperson for the first few years in business. Sales skills are vital to the company’s success, but most founders admit they could be better. Our expert will give you proven tips and action steps to help you set more meetings, close more deals, and drive higher revenue in 2019. This session will ...

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  • Growth Planning for Government Contractors

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Strategic planning is an essential part of any business. This is particularly the case for small businesses targeting government contracting opportunities. A written strategic plan is a great way to sort through and organize the issues and opportunities in your business. Specifically, this class will help government contractors develop a strategic plan that addresses: Process: Focus the Right Resources on ...

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  • 'All Small' Mentor-Protege Program

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, SBA On October 1, 2016, the Small Business Administration (SBA) started the recently expanded Mentor Protégé Program, which was previously only open to 8(a) socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses! Now ALL OTHER SMALL BUSINESSES can participate in the SBA’s Mentor Protégé Program and take full advantage of Joint Venturing and other Business ...

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  • Subcontracting & Teaming (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    One of the pathways to success for small businesses pursuing government contracts is to partner with other small or large businesses in order to deliver services to the government. Most commonly, these agreements are in the form of a sub-contract, teaming agreement or joint-venture agreement. There is also the SBA’s “All Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program” which can be a great ...

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Chuck Wheeler, FSBDC at UCF Consultant A 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. Registering for How to Start Your Business also includes our Business Fundamentals Webinars: Financing Alternatives, Marketing for Business Success and Business Plan Writing Made Easy at ...

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  • Websites and Social Media: Amplify Your Marketing (Recurring Event)

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

    If you’re a business owner, it’s all so confusing. You need to have an online presence, but where? Google, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Houzz, Angie’s List, Snapchat, your website – too many options! In this event, you’ll learn how to target your market using certain channels, the kinds of information and activities to promote, and how to maximize results from the ...

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  • Winning the Contract: Marketing & Selling to the Government (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Success in government contracting is still rooted in marketing best practices such as research, target markets, target accounts, differentiation, value proposition, and effective pricing strategies. This session will present best practices in marketing and pricing your business including a marketing framework for you to use in your business and a review of the basic pricing considerations. Fee: $30 Register Now ...

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Clermont: Bldg 2, Room 101

    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. 1/30/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/5753900034/11/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/57539001210/24/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/575390025

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  • QuickBooks Essentials (Session 2 of 2) (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Clermont: Bldg 2, Room 101

    Quickbooks is a powerful tool to help you track financial activity and manage your business. But the decisions you make are only as good as the data you get. Often, companies don’t know how to set up Quickbooks to make daily accounting easier and offer better information for operations and planning. We can help. This session will review results of ...

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  • Cash Flow Management: Tapping into a Hidden Resource (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Pauline Davis, FSBDC at UCF Consultant “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 ...

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