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Bladen Community College
Building Two-upstairs Room 203
Dublin, NC

Phone: 910.879.5572
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The Small Business Center Network, comprised of 58 Small Business Centers throughout North Carolina, supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of training, counseling, and resource information.

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To receive updates about Bladen SBC, TEXT @sbcn to (910) 984-8069.

Twice a year, the center offers the following “How to” seminars:

Start a Business - Learn the basics to getting your business up and running

Write a Business Plan - blueprint for your business; most lenders require one

Market Your Business - techniques that will get your business noticed

Taxes and Record-keeping - ins and outs of the how and why on records

Financing and Funding Your Business - how to get the money you need

Contact the Small Business Center:

Todd Lyden, Director
7418 NC Hwy 41W | Dublin, NC 28332
Phone: 910.879.5572
Fax: 910.879.5569

Bladen Community College-  an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

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Please register online for any of the following NO COST seminars!

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
A non-profit organization is no different than a for-profit organization when it comes to obtaining funding, finding employees, developing board members, and developing budgets. Each of these aspects need to be carefully managed and controlled for the non-profit organization to succeed and grow. This specific set of seminars has been created to assist existing and future non-profit organizations in their survival and growth. The presenter for these seminars will be the non-profit specialist, Sam Gore.
Saturday, June 17, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This seminar will cover: - What are drones/unmanned aerial vehicles/systems? - Where is the marketing going for drones? - What do I need to know before I start? - How do I build it?
Speaker: Air Probe UAV

Business Basics

Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Monday, May 15, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Get up-to-speed on the essential basics of finance—in one easy-to-understand and NOT boring hour. We’ll guide you painlessly through the fundamentals of budgeting, depreciation, financial statement set up, capitalizing expenditures, payables/receivables, profit/loss and more. Even better, you’ll learn how to apply what you learn in your business or startup. Join us and you’ll learn: Which concepts of budgeting all small businesses need to understand 2 powerful financial concepts you’ll use The important differences between figuring expenses and revenues on a cash vs. accrual basis 4 real-world examples of how to use depreciation to reduce taxable net profit How to identify fixed vs. variable costs When and why to capitalize expenditures The keys to payables and receivables “Profit” and “loss” —understanding the real meaning of each

Customer Relations

Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
John Maxwell wrote "People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care." This truth is the thread every small business owner and manager can use to appreciate the incredible power of customer service. Virtually nothing else comes close to being as important as how one is made to feel in any business transaction. This workshop helps attendees development and maintain standards, choose and train staff to dazzle customers with charm and professionalism while delivering products and services.
Speaker: Steve Carver
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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7418 NC Hwy 41 W
Dublin, NC 28332

Building Two

upstairs Suite 215

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