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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.  

Online Request for Counseling


Managing a Business

Thursday, August 27, 2015 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM, 4 sessions ending Thursday, September 17
Taking Your Business to the Next Level Location: Biz 611 - 611 North Church Street, Hendersonville NC 28792 Date: Starts on August 27th and goes 4 weeks on Thursday morning, ending September 17th Time: 8:30-10:30am Cost: No charge due to sponsor support Taking Your Business to the Next Level will assist existing business owners to reconnect with the passion they had when they started their business. Explore what is holding your business back. During the process business owners will identify and learn new skills to work through road blocks to greater success. Program is open to 10 people that want to grow their business through a facilitated group support process. Comments from previous class participants: It crystallized my thoughts to progress to making goals that are time sensitive. Amazing class for me - uplifting and informative. It will help me more my business forward. Laura is great at helping us go deeper to understand ourselves our business purposes, goals ,etc.
Speaker: Laura Deterville MA LPC BCC


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
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180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
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