Carteret Community College Small Business Center
Commerce Development Center
Welcome to the Small Business Center at Carteret Community College
The Small Business Center is a community-based provider of education and training, counseling,
referral and information. We exist to increase the success rate and the number of
viable small businesses in Carteret County, and do this by providing high quality assistance
to prospective and existing small business owners, which will lead to job creation and retention.
We look forward to partnering with you for Business Success.
Director: Wanda W. Bennett 252-222-6127 email@example.com
Staff Assistant: Amber Buster 252-222-6381 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Carteret Community College Small Business Center also offers FREE confidential one-on-one counseling. Click HERE to request an appointment.
Small Business Roundtables
Wednesdays, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Location: Bryant Student Center 1st Floor Meeting Room
Carteret Community College SBC, Bryant Student Center, Morehead City, NC
Join us for an informal discussion. You will get an opportunity to meet other local small business owners and future entrepreneurs and draw from the experiences of those participating to help find solutions to problems you might be facing. Step back and work ON your business rather than IN it.
For a complete list of Carteret Small Business Center Workshops CLICK HERE
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On Demand, available until December 31
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Wednesday, December 02, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
LOCATION: WAYNE WEST ROOM 319 - This workshop is aimed at small business owners that have a Facebook page in place and could use a deeper understanding of how to market more effectively. We will cover the basics of Facebook Ads, insights, demographics and data mining, content scheduling and creation, along with scheduling features and monitoring tools. Learn how to effectively and efficiently manage your Facebook page and community. Taking the Social Media Marketing Workshop and Facebook Intermediate Workshop is highly recommended prior to attending this workshop.
Speaker: Trish Forant
Thursday, December 03, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
LOCATION: WAYNE WEST ROOM 318 - This workshop is aimed at small business owners interested in using Twitter as a part of their marketing plan. We'll cover Twitter basics like learning your way around Twitter, Twitter terminology like tweets, retweets, modified tweets, hashtags and more. Learn how to create your Twitter account, set up your profile and some basic best practices. Participants will leave with a fully set up Twitter profile and the ability to create one week's worth of Tweets. Taking the Social Media Marketing Workshop is highly recommended prior to attending this workshop.
Speaker: Trish Forant
Monday, December 07, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
LOCATION: WAYNE WEST ROOM 112 - With today's digital revolution, photography is easier and easier and as a business owner, your opportunities to use photography increases. This class will cover the basics of how to take a good photograph that will be usable for your business. We will cover composition, basic lighting, file formats and basic cameras.
Speaker: Bill Ward
Wednesday, January 06, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
LOCATION: WAYNE WEST ROOM 114 - This workshop will give you an excellent overview of the hottest social networks from Facebook to Google Plus! Learn which social networks best fit your business or industry, compelling statistics you can't ignore, along with how you can use each social network for your business. This workshop is a must-have if you're interested in getting started with social media marketing and content creation.
Speaker: Trish Forant
Saturday, January 09, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
LOCATION: WAYNE WEST BUILDING, ROOM #114- We will discuss the truth about owning and operating a Restaurant, a Food Truck or a Catering Business. This workshop will help you navigate through the process of opening your own business.
Speaker: Shana Olmstead
Monday, January 11, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
LOCATION: BRYANT STUDENT CENTER, 1ST FLOOR MEETING ROOM - In this module participants identify the personal qualities and skills of successful business owners and other factors that contribute to the success of small businesses. Participants assess their current skills and knowledge of small business ownership and develop a learning plan to assist them in growing successful enterprises. Participants will: identify the personal qualities and skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur; build knowledge of factors that contribute to the success of small businesses; evaluate their ability to be successful entrepreneurs; understand the purpose and uses of the business plan; and identify their personal learning needs.
Speaker: John Smith
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
LOCATION: WAYNE WEST BUILDING, ROOM #113 -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: Presenter: Kim Beauchamp
Mailing Address: 3505 Arendell St
Physical Address: 3615 Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557