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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

Monday, April 03, 2017 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Starting your own business is part of the American dream. You’ve given this thought, you’ve sought advice, and you are just about ready to begin, then you ask yourself: -How do I finance my business? -Who can give me good, solid, reliable advice? -Are there loans/grants available to assist me? -What should I be aware of? -The economy is tough – I don’t want to fail – HELP!
Speaker: Brian Cooke
Monday, April 03, 2017 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Starting your own business is part of the American dream. You’ve given this thought, you’ve sought advice, and you are just about ready to begin, then you ask yourself: -How do I finance my business? -Who can give me good, solid, reliable advice? -Are there loans/grants available to assist me? -What should I be aware of? -The economy is tough – I don’t want to fail – HELP!
Speaker: Brian Cooke
Monday, May 08, 2017 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 3:00 PM to 5:00 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
Thursday, May 11, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The presenter, Bob Moore, created this seminar from his experiences of owning his own businesses and working for medium and large domestic and international corporations. Opening and operating a small business normally involves a great deal of time and a substantial financial investment. During this seminar, you will learn the fifteen most common mistakes made by entrepreneurs and many corporations that ultimately undermine the business. Regardless of whether you are opening or operating a business, regardless of the size of your company, this seminar will prove to be invaluable in helping you form a legal, profitable, and growing business. Make a solid investment in the future survival of your business by planning to attend this informative seminar!
Speaker: Mr. Bob Moore Bob is a graduate of Fayetteville State University and attended North Carolina State University. He has been the owner of several small businesses and has been employed in numerous strategic management roles with multi-national corporations. Bob is currently the Director of the Small Business Center at Robeson Community College.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Starting your own business is part of the American dream. You’ve given this thought, you’ve sought advice, and you are just about ready to begin, then you ask yourself: -How do I finance my business? -Who can give me good, solid, reliable advice? -Are there loans/grants available to assist me? -What should I be aware of? -The economy is tough – I don’t want to fail – HELP!
Speaker: Brian Cooke
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.
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Washington, NC 27889

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