The Most Trusted Resource for Small Business

The UGA - SBDC at Kennesaw State University's Coles College of Business offers entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses in Cobb and Cherokee County the tools and information they need to thrive.

As part of our mission to grow Georgia’s businesses and educate business owners, the UGA SBDC at KSU offers no-cost, confidential business consulting services paired with classes and training programs for established business owners and those starting a business.

In addition to free, one-on-one consulting services, we offer continuing education in a variety of subjects, including:

  • Loan preparation
  • Pricing strategies
  • Financial score-carding
  • Digital marketing strategy and SEO
  • Business plan development
  • Product development

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Financing Workshop for Small Businesses/New Start Ups 

Financing workshop for small businesses or new start-ups in need of obtaining financing. Local lenders discuss various financing options. No cost to attend - just register to save your spot. 

CPEs for CPAs

The 18th Annual CPEs for CPAs program begins October 19. Register Now.

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Launch Your Business Series in Online Format

Considering launching your own business? This online class is for you!

We were the first Small Business Development Center in Georgia to offer online instruction for entrepreneurs,



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