TSBDC And LBMC Host Strategic Management Learning System

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center and Lattimore, Black, Morgan and Cain, PC (LBMC) present the Strategic Management Learning System (SMLS): Run your business-Don’t let it run you. The series, which is geared toward entrepreneurs, managers and self-employed professionals, will take place at the TSBDC at 100 Cherokee Boulevard.

Participants will be able to immediately apply techniques learned through the SMLS series to grow their own business, and build skills utilizing proven step-by-step instructions. In addition, there will be the opportunity to learn from others through the examination of real world case studies. Sessions meet once per month from 8:30-11:30 a.m., beginning Feb. 26 through Dec. 10. The cost of each session is $35.

According to LBMC partner Jim Callihan, “In this tough economic environment, it’s more important than ever that entrepreneurs are equipped with an understanding of cash flow management and other key business skills, which is why LBMC is happy to partner with TSBDC in delivering the SMLS series.”

Other partners for the event include the Greater Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce and the U. S. Small Business Administration, which both provide funding for the TSBDC. In addition, TSBDC operates as an entity of Chattanooga State Community College. To register for the seminar series or to get more information, call 423 756-8668.

The time for all SMLS seminars is 8:30–11:30 a.m.

Feb. 26 – Forecasting

March 26 – Management

April 23 – Target Marketing

May 21 - Time Management

June 25 – Financing

July 23 – Human Resources

Aug. 20 – Inventory Control

Sept. 24 – Marketing

Oct. 22 – Credit and Collections

Nov. 26 – Strategic Analysis

Dec. 10 – Knowledge Management


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