Course Description

Is your business seeking a loan? Always placing your best foot forward is vital to success! When approaching a bank for a loan, there are certain things you need to be aware of to be successful – especially in today’s environment.

In this webinar, we will explore the best methods to prepare you to WOW your lender. A local lender will be on hand during each of the locations listed below to share their perspective and what brought the WOW factor on loan applications in their experience. All webinars will cover the same material, but we encourage you to attend the webinar closest to you for a local lender’s perspective!

Course Outline


Comments from a Lender

Important Components of a Successful Loan Application

Impact of COVID-19

The Lending Process

Key questions lenders will ask

Questions and Answers


Learner Outcomes


• Will understand the key components that can make or break a loan
• Will understand how COVID-19 is impacting the lending process
• Basic understanding of the lender process 
• Will know the basic questions a lender will ask when looking at your loan


A Public Service and Outreach Unit of the University of Georgia. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.


"This webinar was extremely useful for me as I plan to open my own business in the next 4-6 weeks. Thank you UGA SBDC for providing this information in a clear, concise, applicable manner!" 
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