Business Innovation Group (BIG)
College of Business

SBDC Launching StartSmart in Statesboro

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Owning your own business is the American dream, but building it to withstand the test of time takes a unique set of tools—and a lot of hard work. Get results for your business through the SBDC StartSmart where you will be able to evaluate and refine your business concepts, improve your knowledge of business concepts, research markets and competition, develop a financial forecast to improve chances of success, and develop a thorough, practical business plan. Moreover, on-going consulting from SBDC professionals will keep you on track. StartSmart will show you the way. StartSmart is designed specifically for new entrepreneurs, it provides the resources and support to launch your company and put your dreams within reach. StartSmart will help you launch a business built for today’s challenging times. In just four sessions, learn to evaluate and implement your vision by creating a thorough, well-researched business plan. Important topics to be covered in eight high-energy, interactive modules include:

  1. Foundations for a Successful Business
  2. Marketing Research & Analysis
  3. Capturing the market
  4. Efficient Operations
  5. Financial foundations
  6. Financial Plan
  7. Bringing it All Together
  8. Implementing and Presenting the Plan

For more information on StartSmart, contact Clare Ursillo by phone at 921-478-7232 or by email at Visit if you would like to sign up for StartSmart.

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