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Leland

Phone: 910-755-7306
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Confidential Business Counseling

Small Business Centers provide local, experienced counselors as advisors for new and existing businesses. Available on an as needed basis, this confidential service acts as a sounding board for new ideas and/or concerns you may have about your business. Our professional staff will help you find solutions to your challenging business questions. No question is too simple or complicated. There is no charge for this service.

Business Seminars and Workshops

Small Business Centers offer a wide variety of seminars and workshops to help small businesses become successful. Some of the topics include:

  • How to Start a Business
  • How to write a Business Plan
  • Financing Your Business
  • Bookkeeping and Taxes
  • Marketing for Success

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Events

Thursday, June 08, 2017 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
This Introduction to PowerPoint 2010-2016 training class is designed for students who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010-2016. Attendees will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a presentation, format text on slides to enhance clarity and add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. Attendees will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form and then finalize a presentation.
Speaker: Toya Wilson-Smith
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
This seminar will provide an overview of IP (Intellectual Properties) Law, including Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets. It will touch on general concepts, help business owners identify potential and existing intellectual property issues, provide practical tips, offer guidance in determining appropriate strategies, and provide the heads-up on common pitfalls and costly missteps.
Speaker: Attorney Carla Gannon
Thursday, June 15, 2017 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
In this Introduction to Microsoft Excel training class, attendees will create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks. This course is designed for those who want to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Excel worksheets. Our instructor-led class is conducted in the 2013 version of the software. Your instructor will point out the minor differences between versions where they exist.
Speaker: Toya Wilson-Smith
Thursday, June 22, 2017 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Office Publisher is a desktop publishing software application capable of producing greeting cards, certificates, newsletters, and other printed publications. Publisher offers a large selection of "building blocks" that can be dragged into your documents, helping you to create page elements such as calendars, newsletter sidebars, and borders. Publisher integrates online sharing and mail merge features, which are handy when you need to send publications to a list of customers. With a user-friendly interface, Publisher makes it easy to create and edit publications. In this course, you will learn how to create, format, edit, and share publications.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
This workshop builds upon lessons learned in the MS Office Series (Beginners) Word, series I.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Attendees will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a presentation, format text on slides to enhance clarity and add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. Attendees will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form and then finalize a presentation. This seminar builds upon lessons learned in the previous seminar offered in Series I.
Speaker: Toya Wilson-Smith, M.B.A. Toya Wilson- Smith, M.B.A Co-Founder of NexGeneration Digital Marketing Agency & Simply Social Marketing Academy

HP LIFE

On Demand, available until June 30
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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2045 Enterprise Drive
Leland, NC 28451
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