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Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for Georgia SBDC's Innovative GrowSmart


This dynamic program is for owners and senior managers of small businesses that have:

• at least two years of successful operation

• annual revenues of $300,000 or more

• the opportunity and desire to grow


If you meet the above criteria, you may be invited to participate in SBDC GrowSmart and receive a scholarship -- Click here to learn more about SBDC GrowSmart


Ready to Launch Your Business

but don't know how to get started?


We have two ways for you to take the Starting a Business Class.


Take Starting a Business Class online for just $29 Click on video below for the introduction.



To register for the Online Starting a Business Class,   Click here


  • Or you can sign up for the next Starting a Business classroom held at KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive  Kennesaw, GA.  Click here


   About the Kennesaw SBDC

The Kennesaw State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is part of a partnership program between Kennesaw State University, The University of Georgia and The US Small Business Administration, working together to benefit small businesses in Georgia.


The Georgia SBDC Network has helped Georgia small businesses create almost seven times more jobs than the average Georgia business with a 29.6 percent increase in sales growth.


What we do: 

  • Free, one-on-one, confidential businesses consulting to Georgia’s small businesses
  • KSU SBDC primarily services Cobb and Cherokee counties
  • Our target clients are established business with two or more employees and $200,000+ in annual revenue
  • We also offer reduced price classes for small businesses, entrepreneurs and start-ups



  • Strategic Planning: Situational analysis, determining vision, mission, values & strategy
  • Loan Preparation: Financial projections, including P&L, balance sheet and cash flow
  • Internet Marketing Analysis: Web analytics, online advertising, SEO performance
  • Financial Scorecarding: Ratio analysis, track key performance indicators
  • Marketing Plan: Pricing, promotional strategies and product development
  • Business Plan


To schedule a free consultation with one of our business consultants to help your business grow and succeed, contact us at 770-423-6450.

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Support the SBDC by making checks payable to the KSU Foundation.



Kennesaw SBDC




Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration
and the University of Georgia. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Drew Tonsmeire, Director, KSU SBDC,
Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, #3303, Kennesaw, GA 30144 or 770-423-6450





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SBDC Network

Georgia SBDC Network




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