LAWRENCEVILLE - The University of Georgia's Small Business Development Center at Gwinnett will be hosting several seminars over the next few weeks.
The Small Business Development Center is a public service unit of the university and a business assistance provider for the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The organization's offices are located at Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville.
SideBar: If you learn
The following classes are being offered:
E-commerce/government contracting seminar
' What: Class is aimed at helping business owners understand tools that allow Internet access and teaching them how to make use of these tools.
' When: Thursday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
' Cost: $19 in advance, $25 at the door
' Employment laws for minority entrepreneurs
' What: Participants will learn information on employment discrimination, business-related litigation, police misconduct, automobile accidents and other actions involving personal injury, products liability and intentional torts.
' When: Oct. 25, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
' Cost: $40
Writing an effective business plan
' What: Class will focus on writing a business plan that helps you start, build and manage your business.
' When: Nov. 1, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
' Cost: $59
Start your own business
' What: Tips on market research, legal structures, estimating startup costs and cash flow projects for people interested in starting their own business.
' When: Nov. 6, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
' Cost: $59
To register or get more information visit www.gwinnettsbdc.org.