Spring into action with the UWF Business Academy this April and gain an understanding of how to analyze, improve, and grow your business! Participants in this five-week training course will learn how to properly plan, market, effectively manage, and grow their businesses! Sign up on April 13th for the entire Business Academy Series and be well on your way to growing your business. Pre-registration is required as seating is limited. Fee: $125 (for the entire 5-session academy). To register, visit our website at www.sbdc.uwf.edu and click on “Training & Events”. Location: UWF Emerald Coast Campus, 1170 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Bldg. 8, R/836, Fort Walton Beach, 32547.Hours are from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Presenters: Various. Please see topic descriptions for each session’s date under "Training & Events". Seminar dates and titles include: April 13: Business Model Canvas; April 20: Essentials of Small Business Marketing; April 27: Forecasting and Funding; May 4: Accounting for Decision Making; May 11: Human Resources Management.
1st Session: Business Model Canvas. Is your business model generating profit or has the market shifted and your existing model is no longer working? This session will cover the 9 building blocks of your business model including Customer Segments, Value Propositions, Channels, Customer Relationships, Revenue Streams, Key Resources, Key Activities, Key Partnerships, and Cost Structure. Effectively using resources, strategic partnerships, and delivering clear messages of your product value to customers can put more money into your pocket! Speaker: Kelly Massey, Regional Director, Florida SBDC at UWF.