TAMIU-SBDC Begins One-Year Certification Program Jan. 15

TAMIU-SBDC Begins One-Year
SMLS Certification Program Jan. 15

The Texas A&M International University Small Business Development Center (TAMIU-SBDC) will start a series of hands-on workshops to “build the know-how to build your business success” as part of a one-year Strategic Management Learning System (SMLS) Certification Program.

The Program starts Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at TAMIU’s Student Center, room 120. Fee for each session is $20. Those registering for entire series will pay only $100 and a $25 enrollment fee.

This 12-step Learning System is designed to help one achieve business objectives. Each topic focuses on a different business management skill to bring specific areas of business under control before moving on to the next. Whether a beginner or a seasoned entrepreneur, this management Learning System helps strengthen management skills, be more efficient, and achieve the results needed from a business.

Entrepreneurs, business managers, and self-employed professionals will benefit from experiencing this Learning System. Using proven step-by-step instruction and customizable worksheets, all participants will be able to immediately apply what is learned to their own operation, driving a productive growth strategy and achieving business objectives.

Each session will be available twice a month, once in the morning from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., with the second in the evening from 5 to 7:30 pm.

For more information on the program or to register, call the TAMIU-SBDC office at 956.326.2827 or
e-mail sbdc@tamiu.edu To register online, click on sbdc.tamiu.edu

Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

University offices will close at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 23 and reopen Monday, Jan. 5.

Spring 2009 registration is underway at tamiu.edu throughout the holidays. Classes begin Monday, Jan. 12, 2009.

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