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Blue Ridge Community College Small Business Center

Phone: 828-694-1779
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Welcome to the Small Business Center (SBC) located at Blue Ridge Community College, part of the Small Business Center Network (SBCN). Blue Ridge Community College Campuses and the SBC are located in Flat Rock and Brevard, North Carolina.
  
SBCN is comprised of 58 Small Business Centers throughout North Carolina, that supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of local training, counseling, and resource information.

Local SBC training, confidential counseling, and resource information is offered at no cost due to funding from the State of North Carolina.
Services provided by the Small Business Center can be customized to suit your specific business needs. 

Each week we offer a program on starting and growing a business to answer all your question about requirements and resources offered  through the federal, state, region, county, and local cities. 

Scroll down under events to see the list of upcoming seminars.  

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Events

Financing

Monday, December 19, 2016 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Seminar: Financing Your Small Business Date: December 19, 2016 Day: Monday Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Location: Blue Ridge Community College - Henderson County Campus Building Continuing Education Building Room: 122 Financing Your Small Business Financing continues to be a challenge for many small business owners. Questions range from, Who will give me money for my business idea and what do they need from me? to, How will this business make money and will it be enough to pay back a loan or attract on investor? Get to the heart of business financing in this seminar that answers your questions. Explore the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of funding sources and how to choose the right one for your needs. Discover the keys to financing success.
Speaker: Gary C. Heisey Director of the Small Business Center at Blue Ridge Community College

Business Accounting and Budget

Monday, December 19, 2016 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Seminar: Basics of Bookkeeping Date: December 19, 2016 Day: Monday Time: 8:00 am-10:00 am Location: Blue Ridge Community College - Henderson County Campus Building: Continued Education Room: 122 Seminar: Basics of Bookkeeping Description: This seminar introduces the new or prospective business owner to the fundamentals of understanding the types of financial transactions that are the most common and provides information about how to properly record them. The seminar also introduces the three most important financial reports: cash flow, profit & loss and balance sheet statement, and discusses how business owners use them to make the best-informed business decisions.
Speaker: Speaker: Gary C. Heisey Director of the Small Business Center at Blue Ridge Community College Dr. Molly A. Parkhill 2014 Staff Person of the Year Award
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Seminar: Basics of Bookkeeping Date: December 20, 2016 Day: Tuesday Time: 9:00 am-11:00 am Location: Blue Ridge Community College - Transylvania County Campus Building: Straus Room: 115 Seminar: Basics of Bookkeeping Description: This seminar introduces the new or prospective business owner to the fundamentals of understanding the types of financial transactions that are the most common and provides information about how to properly record them. The seminar also introduces the three most important financial reports: cash flow, profit & loss and balance sheet statement, and discusses how business owners use them to make the best-informed business decisions.
Speaker: Speaker: Gary C. Heisey Director of the Small Business Center at Blue Ridge Community College
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Seminar: Financing Your Business Date: December 20, 2016 Day: Tuesday Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm Location: Blue Ridge Community College - Transylvania County Campus Building: Straus Room: 115 Financing Your Small Business Financing continues to be a challenge for many small business owners. Questions range from, Who will give me money for my business idea and what do they need from me? to, How will this business make money and will it be enough to pay back a loan or attract on investor? Get to the heart of business financing in this seminar that answers your questions. Explore the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of funding sources and how to choose the right one for your needs. Discover the keys to financing success.
Speaker: Speaker: Gary C. Heisey Director of the Small Business Center at Blue Ridge Community College

Tax Planning

Monday, December 05, 2016 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Seminar: Your Small Business Taxes - Sole Proprietorship Date: December 5, 2016 Day: Monday Time: 1:00-3:00pm Location: Blue Ridge Community College - Henderson County Campus Building: Continued Education Building Room: 122 Description: Your Small Business Taxes - Sole Proprietorship Gain a solid understanding of taxes required for small business owners and develop the best tax strategy for your business. Become familiar with the latest tax forms and procedures for both state and federal taxes. Discover how everyday business decisions can have tax implications that can affect your bottom line. This seminar is important for both new and experienced business owners.
Speaker: Mathew Schmeider: Accountant, Bookkeeper, Tax Preparer, QuickBook's Pro Advisor
Monday, December 05, 2016 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Seminar: Your Small Business Taxes - Limited Liability Corporation LLC Day: Monday Date: December 5, 2016 Time: 3:00-5:00pm Location: Blue Ridge Community College - Henderson County Campus Building: Continued Education Building Room: 122 Description: Your Small Business Taxes - Limited Liability Corporation LLC Gain a solid understanding of taxes required for small business owners and develop the best tax strategy for your business. Become familiar with the latest tax forms and procedures for both state and federal taxes. Discover how everyday business decisions can have tax implications that can affect your bottom line. This seminar is important for both new and experienced business owners.
Speaker: Mathew Schmeider: Accountant, Bookkeeper, Tax Preparer, QuickBook's Pro Advisor
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Seminar: Your Small Business Taxes - Sole Proprietorship Date: December 6, 2016 Day: Tuesday Time: 1:00-3:00pm Location: Blue Ridge Community College - Transylvania County Campus Building: Straus Room: TRCT-115 Description: Your Small Business Taxes - Sole Proprietorship Gain a solid understanding of taxes required for small business owners and develop the best tax strategy for your business. Become familiar with the latest tax forms and procedures for both state and federal taxes. Discover how everyday business decisions can have tax implications that can affect your bottom line. This seminar is important for both new and experienced business owners.
Speaker: Mathew Schmeider: Accountant, Bookkeeper, Tax Preparer, QuickBook's Pro Advisor
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