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Thursday, January 11, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Olga Abrams informative Grant Writing classes will teach the basic or overview of the basic skills necessary to find funding sources to begin putting your proposal together. Overview of types of funding sources, how to prove your need for the project and best months to contact and how to do an effective presentation in this free three hour seminar.
Speaker: Olga Abrams
Thursday, February 01, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The focus here will be on the different parts of grants, letter requests, appointments and interviews, following up and tips for successful grant writing for your small business.
Speaker: Olga Abram
Thursday, February 15, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn the necessary skills to find funding sources and put a proposal together. Different types of funding, proving a need for the project and effective presentations will be covered.
Speaker: Olga Abrams

Start-up Assistance

Thursday, January 18, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This class will help locate funding sources for grants. The instructor will also inform the class how to be notified of grant opportunities. This three hour seminar will open your insight to available grants for your small business.
Speaker: Olga Abrams
Thursday, January 25, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This class will teach you basics in grant writing, grant writing tips, organizational readiness and accountability. You will also be able to identify websites and be able to analyze more opportunities for your small business.
Speaker: Olga Abrams
Thursday, February 08, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Here you will learn the basic skills necessary to find that funding source and begin putting your proposal together. You will learn thing like different types of funding sources how to prove your need for the project., the best months to contact, application guidelines and how to do an effective presentation.

Business Basics

Monday, November 27, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This course is for people who want to really start their their own cosmetology business. This course examines in detail the development of a business plan and is designed for those just getting started in business and don't know what to do or where to start.
Speaker: Steve Carver

Managing Employees

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Learn how small business owners can help millennials develop soft skills necessary to be successful in workplace.
Speaker: Jerry Edmonds

Customer Relations

Thursday, December 07, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn how to effectively utilize market research to help identify and retain loyal customers.
Speaker: J. Edmonds

HP LIFE

On Demand, available until December 31
HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and small business-owners valuable business skills. HP LIFE offers participants a path to realizing their business dreams. The NC Small Business Center Network, in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), is pleased to offer this innovative program to NC entrepreneurs and small business owners free of charge! This program is self-paced, making it possible for more aspiring entrepreneurs to participate. All you have to do is register to start.
Speaker: Various
Location: Online