Growing Business, Creating Jobs, Furthering Innovation

The University of Georgia contributes to Georgia’s economic prosperity and the well-being of Georgians by helping create jobs, create and expand businesses, and enhance community tax bases, as well as by providing education, training, and information for government and business leaders.

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Tap into the research, resources and expertise of the state’s largest, most comprehensive research university, including centers and institutes and research core facilities.

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Technology Transfer

Through  technology transfer, the University of Georgia  moves technologies based on UGA research discoveries into the marketplace and enables startups to accelerate their early growth.

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Market Economic Analyses

The Selig Center for Economic Growth in the UGA Terry College of Business performs custom studies for businesses looking to prepare for future market shifts.

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Business Leadership Training

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government provides training for state and local officials, authority board members, and economic development professionals. The Georgia Center for Continuing Education offers ongoing classroom and online educational programs.


Professional Development for Nonprofits

The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Advancement offers leadership development opportunities for nonprofit and professional organizations.

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Small Business Consulting and Training

The Small Business Development Center provides consulting and training services to help individuals interested in starting or expanding a business. Resources include business planning, financial analysis, access to capital, marketing planning, strategic planning, record-keeping systems, personnel systems, international trade, etc.

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Community Economic Impact Analyses

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government provides economic impact analyses and strategic planning to help communities determine the value of business attraction, retention, and expansion in their area and allow them to make more informed decisions about policies that promote business growth.

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Personal and Professional Workforce Development

The Georgia Center for Continuing Education’s professional and personal development staff works with faculty and associations from around the world to determine skill sets necessary to thrive in the every changing job market. They then develop courses and programs that help individuals train in these specific areas in order to find employment or take on larger roles within their organization.

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Career Planning and Professional Development

The UGA Career Center provides a complete range of services and materials in the areas of career development, graduate & professional school preparation, experiential education, and employer relations and recruiting.

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MBA Recruitment

The UGA Terry College of Business offers a recruitment program designed to match undergraduate students and MBAs with businesses.