VBOC - Veteran Business Outreach Center - UT Arlington

UTAVBOC provides collaborative, hands-on, interactive learning opportunities for transitioning veterans, disabled veterans, National Guard, active and reserve component members and their spouses through a community of entrepreneur resource partners nationally, locally and across U.S. Small Business Administration Region VI (SBA). Through training programs, one-on-one business counseling, accredited university courses, practical seminars, relevant workshops, expert referrals and veteran focused outreach activities, UTAVBOC servesasthe SBA for veteransin Arkansas, Oklahoma and North/Central Texas. UTAVBOC servicesare designed to train, educate, accelerate, connect and honor (TEACH) veteran entrepreneurs in order to empower them to grow the U.S. economy and its employment base, while adding value to veterans and the communities in which they live and serve.

Vision

The University of Texas at Arlington Veterans Business Outreach Center is the premier and primary resource for education, training and inspiration to empower veterans, disabled veterans, spouses, National Guard and reserve component members to transform their dreams into reality.

Mission

The University of Texas at Arlington Veterans Business Outreach Center provides collaborative, hands-on, interactive learning opportunities for veterans, disabled veterans, spouses, National Guard and reserve component members through a community of entrepreneur resource partners nationally, locally and across Small Business Administration Region VI. The University of Texas at Arlington Veterans Business Outreach Center services are provided in appreciation for the veterans’ valued and continued service to the nation. Through ongoing one-on-one business counseling and training programs, accredited university courses and practical seminars and workshops, the University of Texas at Arlington Veterans Business Outreach Center serves as a one-stop shop and resource center dedicated to:

  1. increase veteran awareness of entrepreneurial development services
  2. increase veteran access to entrepreneurial development services
  3. increase veteran utilization of entrepreneurial development services in order to grow the economy and the employment base while adding value to our veterans and the communities in which they live.

Values

Leadership - Leadership is influence, nothing more, nothing less. We recognize and value the leader within those who have served, and we strive to venerate and emulate those qualities that lift others to achieve their fullest and highest potential as business owners.

Integrity - Integrity is the foundation of our interaction with others, including our veteran clients, resource partners, community leaders and the university. We recognize that trust is the outcome of truthfulness, and we commit to building honest relationships that add value to our stakeholders.

Focus - Focus enables us to do what we do best and what we enjoy doing most. We commit to thinking and acting strategically in everything that we do, so that we remain engaged in the process of educating, training, and inspiring our veteran clients to be more, do more, and have more; so that they can give more of their unique genius to the world.

Teamwork - Teamwork truly does make the dream work. We are part of a community of entrepreneurial resources, and we contribute to the team by providing collaborative leadership with integrity and a focus on giving and serving those who have served.

Monday Hours: 
9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday Hours: 
9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday Hours: 
9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday Hours: 
9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday Hours: 
9:00am - 5:00pm
Branch: 
All/Any
Programs for Family Members: 
All Spouses
Military Spouse
Surviving Spouse
Vet Spouse
Career Phase: 
All/Any
VA Disability Rating Requirement: 
No Disability Requirement
Discharges Allowed: 
Honorable
General Under Honorable
Other than Honorable

Events

September 19, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Arlington, TX

This course explains the importance of business planning, defines and describes the components of a business plan, and provides access to sample plans and resources that can help you develop a...

October 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Arlington, TX

There are several topic sections within the course. Each section covers a different aspect of
franchising.

Some of the areas covered include:
- Definition of franchising...

November 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Arlington, TX

The Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference provides collaborative, hands-on, interactive learning and networking opportunities to increase awareness of and facilitate access to entrepreneurial...

November 7, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Arlington, TX

The Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference provides collaborative, hands-on, interactive learning and networking opportunities to increase awareness of and facilitate access to entrepreneurial...

November 8, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Arlington, TX

The Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference provides collaborative, hands-on, interactive learning and networking opportunities to increase awareness of and facilitate access to entrepreneurial...

November 9, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Arlington, TX

The Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference provides collaborative, hands-on, interactive learning and networking opportunities to increase awareness of and facilitate access to entrepreneurial...