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Course Description

Women of Business are the here and now of today’s enterprise. You’re invited to be present, show up, lean on and learn from each other at the third annual Women of Business summit, hosted by the UGA SBDC and Macon Magazine. For the first time, this daylong event will be offered in-person, featuring panelists of successful women sharing their professional experiences and insight as leaders in the local business community.

The Summit includes multiple sessions led by local experts who have secured their business for the second generation, implemented strategy for business growth, tailored their time for work life harmony and even discovered laughter as a means to good health (and business). The event will include lunch, and participants will have the opportunity to connect with each other throughout the day.

Women of Business 2022: Here and Now takes place at Robert F. Hatcher Sr. Conference Center in Macon, GA. Join UGA’s Small Business Development Center Macon office, Macon Magazine and a host of women business leaders for this professional development opportunity to be here and now.

Course Outline

  • Securing business to thrive through the second generation
  • Implementing a successful strategy for business growth
  • Removing the barriers to better health in your business and personal life
  • Recognizing laughter is good for business
  • Discovering advancements in technology and its relationship to time management
  • Defining roles in your business beyond job descriptions
  • Generating the best outcomes for your business through time management

Learner Outcomes

Attendees will:

  • Learn the importance of a succession plan
  • Understand how effective communication can mitigate conflict and increase the bottom line
  • Determine the right time for business expansion
  • Identify growth strategies
  • Gain insight on how total wellness is an advantage in your business. Receive action steps on self-care, balancing work/life, and time management strategies
  • Implement new processes and procedures in your business operations

Notes

Partner:

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 non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

 

 

Testimonials

“Content was engaging and rich, panelists were credible and experts in the areas they represented, and references were provided, for participants to continue their development.”

"This conference was a reinforcement of the diversity in women business owners in our community."

“Great programming and ALWAYS great presenters.”

"I would recommend UGA SBDC because of the valuable information that was presented in addition to the sincerity of the panelist and the presenters in sharing their stories. It was a very well-presented event!!!"

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Section Title
Women of Business 2022: Here and Now
Type
In Person
Days
Th
Time
9:00AM to 3:00PM
Dates
Oct 27, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Hosting Center
  • UGA SBDC Macon
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $99.00
Instructors
Section Notes

Presenting Sponsor:

All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Trudy Lawrence at macon@georgiasbdc.org or 478-757-3609.

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