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As the state starts reopening, now is the time to start preparing for your business recovery and adjust to the ‘New Normal’. Many businesses are wondering what they can do to meet the challenges of COVID-19. The Florida SBDC at UNF has the resources your business needs to recover, rebuild and grow.

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    Available Services

    Expanded Consulting Services

    The Florida SBDC at UNF has received supplemental funding through the CARES Act to expand our capacity in response to the overwhelming impact of the pandemic on small business. That includes bringing on additional staff to assist in areas including but not limited to digital marketing, e-commerce, supply chain management, sales, capital access, cash-flow management, demand forecasting and strategic pivoting.

    Turbo-Charge Your Team in This New Normal

    The Florida SBDC at UNF has Certified Professional Behavioral & Driving Forces Analysts who have the knowledge and resources to transform companies using a customized behavior and motivator assessment system. For businesses who qualify we are waiving fees through Dec. 31, 2020. Additionally, we have a free work from home assessment to help bring together your employees who are working apart. This free assessment can help you capitalize on your teams’ strengths while offering communication tips for working remotely.

    Business Recovery Plans

    Business as usual may be a thing of the past. Professional consultants are available to assist with the effective implementation of a business continuity plan.

    Guides, Tips & Templates available include:

    Preparedness Plan for Reopening Template
    Tips to Prepare for Reopening
    Guide to Business Resiliency in Times of Disaster 

    Student Teams

    Working with Student Teams and a Faculty Mentor from UNF’s Coggin College of Business is a mutually advantageous situation for all parties involved. During the semester, the student team will prepare individualized recommendations based on the business’ needs. This program lasts one semester.

    Business  Recovery Team

    A Business Recovery Team is available to assist qualified clients to address the challenges faced in transitioning their business to be successful and sustainable in the ‘New Normal.’ The members for each Team will be chosen based on their industry and functional expertise to best match the needs of the qualified client.  The Business Recovery Team program focuses on Recovery, Resiliency and Continuity.

    More Specialized Services Available

    • Selling to the Government
    • International Trade (all fees for Export Marketing Plans are waived thru Dec. 31, 2020)
    • Business Continuity
    • Agribusiness
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