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Beaufort County Comm College Small Business Center
BCCC Campus, Building 8, Room 828
Washington, NC

Phone: 252-940-6306
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Events

Start-up Assistance

Thursday, June 01, 2017 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Successful new business owners are well informed from the beginning! They know the startup process, their industry and market. There is good news and bad news concerning starting group homes. ? THE GOOD NEWS: If you want to start a group home, you’re in the right place and in the right time. ? THE BAD NEWS: THERE’S NOT MUCH INFORMATION OUT THERE ON GROUP HOMES. The idea of a group home is unique. For a specific population, it provides the comfort and support of a homelike environment. More importantly, it helps its residents use available social programs and services. These homes offer shelter for people who years ago would have found themselves on the street or in a state-run institution with limited services. This three hour seminar is designed to give you basic knowledge of starting a Group Home by enabling you to avoid many of the bureaucratic roadblocks and frustrations. The following subject matter will be covered: ? How to work with state and local governments ? How to find a good location and how to evaluate a house as a group home ? How to find startup money ? What to expect in licensing and re-licensing process which includes the various inspections your group home must pass ? How to identify staff including you social worker partner ? How to work with residents’ families and guardians
Speaker: Sam Gore Sam is a graduate from Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute, in Hendersonville NC. His undergraduate work includes a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mars Hill College; graduate work with studies at Southeastern Theological Seminary, Gardner Webb University School of Divinity and an earned a Masters of Ministry degree with emphasis in Conflict Management from Trinity Theological Seminary in Newberg Indiana. He is a member of the American Institute for Parliamentarians an organization dedicated to promoting the use of democratic procedures in meetings. Gore is also trained as a Christian mediator helping church solve conflict without entering litigation. His practical experience includes 9 years as professor of Supervised Ministry at Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute 21 years as pastor of churches in North Carolina. He presently is the director of “Towards a Fruitful Ministry,” and serves the Baptist State Convention of NC as a congregational coach and contract consultant in the areas of Church Administration, Bible Teaching and Reaching.
Monday, July 24, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
There is tremendous interest coming from communities wanting to know how to form a non-profit business. Careful consideration should be given to this quest and much attention needs to be given to the proper steps to take. Failure to do so could result in serious consequences for individuals as well as becoming detrimental to the original cause for which the non-profit was designed. If you are considering starting a non-profit business, please plan to attend this very informative seminar. Participants will discover: • Basics on what a non-profit business is • Refine the definition of a non-profit • Issues to consider before starting a non-profit • Key steps in forming a non-profit • Forms and Documents needed to be filed • What takes place at the first board meeting • Do you need an attorney?
Speaker: Sam Gore
Monday, July 24, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
There is tremendous interest coming from communities wanting to know how to form a non-profit business. Careful consideration should be given to this quest and much attention needs to be given to the proper steps to take. Failure to do so could result in serious consequences for individuals as well as becoming detrimental to the original cause for which the non-profit was designed. If you are considering starting a non-profit business, please plan to attend this very informative seminar. Participants will discover: • Basics on what a non-profit business is • Refine the definition of a non-profit • Issues to consider before starting a non-profit • Key steps in forming a non-profit • Forms and Documents needed to be filed • What takes place at the first board meeting • Do you need an attorney?
Speaker: Sam Gore
Monday, August 07, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, 1 sessions ending Friday, August 25
Attend this core competency workshop to answer the following questions: -Are you ready to start a business? -What are the advantages and disadvantages? -What are the methods of entry? -What are the common business forms? -Who are my customers and how do I reach them? -I am committed, so what is the next step?
Speaker: Brian Cooke
Monday, August 07, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, 1 sessions ending Friday, August 25
Attend this core competency workshop to answer the following questions: -Are you ready to start a business? -What are the advantages and disadvantages? -What are the methods of entry? -What are the common business forms? -Who are my customers and how do I reach them? -I am committed, so what is the next step?
Speaker: Brian Cooke
Monday, August 14, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Starting your own small business is a huge step for anyone. This class will help you with the fundamentals in writing a business plan. A business plan is the foundation for success when making a decision to start a new business or acquire an existing business. Your business plan is key when it comes to seeking funds for your business. Topics Discussed: -The executive summary -Describing your business -Marketing -Market research and analysis
Speaker: Brian Cooke
Monday, August 14, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Starting your own small business is a huge step for anyone. This class will help you with the fundamentals in writing a business plan. A business plan is the foundation for success when making a decision to start a new business or acquire an existing business. Your business plan is key when it comes to seeking funds for your business. Topics Discussed: -The executive summary -Describing your business -Marketing -Market research and analysis
Speaker: Brian Cooke
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Washington, NC 27889

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