UGA SBDC: DeKalb to Hold Vision2020 Courses

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

It’s the New Year and time to get your business in line with your vision. Perfect your business image and direction with the UGA SBDC: DeKalb for the Vision2020 Series! SBDC Consultants and industry experts will share best practices for growing your business. This series is designed for the entrepreneur who is short on time but is ready for the next step. Join us for the entire series of Vision 2020 for essential 2-hour courses designed to help your business grow to new heights!

Courses will be instructed by SBDC Consultants and industry experts. Course topics include: Strategic Planning, Strategic Marketing, Strategic Accounting, and Strategic Resources.

Strategic Planning
Join us for this mini-SWOT analysis as SBDC DeKalb Consultant Mark Collier walks you through the exercise of finding out your strategic position in the new year. Prepare yourself and your company for success!

Friday, January 3 | 10 AM – 12PM
Thursday, January 9 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Strategic Marketing

If last year’s marketing plan felt like “a big swing and a miss,” this class is for you! Area Director Ruby Riesinger will lead you through marketing activities that should help you define who you are, speak directly to your target market, and edge you ahead of your competitors.
Friday, January 3 | 1 PM – 3 PM
Thursday, January 16 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Strategic Accounting

Tax Laws change frequently and there is no room for error. This 2-hour course features essential accounting best practices and tax tips that will prepare your business for the new tax season and could even potentially save you money! Join us and take the fear out of taxes.

Thursday, January 23 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Friday, January 24 | 10 AM – 12 PM

Strategic HR

Is one of your 2020 goals to add a new employee? A successful onboarding leads to a successful employee. In this essential 2-hour class, you will learn how to streamline the process, elevate your new employee’s happiness & production, and increase your chances for long-term retainment.

Friday, January 24 | 1 PM – 3 PM

Thursday, January 30 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Classes will be held at the UGA SBDC: DeKalb Office in the first-floor training room located at 2296 Henderson Mill Rd | Atlanta, GA 30345. You can register at:

If you have any further questions, please contact Anne Chaplin at 770.414.3110 or