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Thursday, January 12, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
A freelance definition of personal vision is a person’s ability to create a look into the future to establish future goals for career, family, finances, etc…. Organizational vision depends on the leader’s personal vision for their business which should also be filled with passion and realistic goal setting. The vision board event will be full of discussions about your vision for your business. The Vision Board event will speak to the Vision of Leadership Development, Passion in Leadership, and Goal Setting for small business. Creating and restoring personal or organizational vision, ignites the passion needed to fulfill purpose for everyone involved. Sign up today for your opportunity to participate in this Vision Boards for Small Business Event!”
Speaker: Nikki Diggs Life and career coach
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn the logic and step by step tasks - details about how to create and run a business on the Internet. Basic, easy to understand, workshop format for beginners will be outlined. Start writing a sample business plan basics. The goal is to have your business start making profitable sales the first day you go online. Various products are available now to help jump start your business. The presenter is a North Carolina pioneer marketer with a long history of large ticket items and selling all over the World Wide Web. He'll be sharing value strategies and methods to help protect your security, profits and reputation.
Speaker: Steve Carver

Start-up Assistance

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn step by step tasks and details to start grow; expand a commercial and residential cleaning business. Start writing a business plan and get tips and strategies about marketing and pricing prospective jobs. Discussions will include making initial presentations to customers, where and how to advertise, naming your business and web site, surveying, where to find customers. Do’s and don'ts for new business owners will be shared.
Speaker: Steve Carver

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

Nonprofit

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This two part course will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing! You’ll learn how to: Effectively complete a grant application Build a database of grant foundations, private and governmental Prepare and submit successful grant proposals by covering all the main components, A-Z. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Earn a Certificate! This is a part of the "Nonprofit Thursday's" Certificate Series. Each session of the series will be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Complete 6 sessions in a calendar year (Jan.1 - Dec. 31, 2016)and receive a Nonprofit Training Certificate of completion.
Speaker: Gypsie Murdaugh
Thursday, December 15, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
M-Z GRANT WRITING - This is the second seminar of a 2-part series that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing! You'll learn how to effectively complete a grant application and how to build a database of grant foundations, private and governmental. You'll also learn how to prepare and submit successful grant proposals by covering all of the main components, A-Z. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Earn a Certificate! This is a part of the "Nonprofit Thursday's" Certificate Series. Each session of the series will be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Complete 6 sessions in a calendar year (Jan.1 - Dec. 31, 2016)and receive a Nonprofit Training Certificate of completion.
Speaker: Gypsie Murdaugh
Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
During this seminar, participants will learn the differences between various types of fundraising, and identify the most effective methods for their organization.
Speaker: Sandra L. Dales