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Central Carolina Community College Small Business Centers
Sanford, Pittsboro, Dunn

Phone: 919-718-7544
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"Serving Central Carolina's Business Economy One Business at a Time"

Starting and managing a small business can be a difficult task. However, the CCCC Small Business Centers are here to help you navigate through the jungle with information, education, and assistance.

The SBC offers confidential, one-on-one counseling along with various seminars, workshops, and classes at no cost or minimum cost to you. We also provide resource materials including specific market information. We are dedicated to helping you start, grow, and succeed in all the business life cycles. We are your partner in business success.

CCCC Small Business Centers are located in three counties for your convenience:

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Small Business Seminars

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Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Veteran businesses succeed at a far higher rate than those started by non-veteran entrepreneurs. The SBA has been tasked with providing our nation’s veterans (and their current spouses and widows) with detailed program information on the availability of special benefits they may be eligible for when starting or growing their small business.
Speaker: Patrick Rodriguez, SBA
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Building and understanding your business model is a critical first step in the business planning process. Learn how to design and analyze your business model. We present several business model concepts that you will then use to develop your individual business model.
Speaker: Carl Baumann
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
This event will be held at The Salvation Army of Lee County, 507 North Steele St, Sanford, NC 27330
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Successful businesses are well planned. Learn how to write a complete, detailed business plan. We will cover the first sections of a business plan with examples for each section. Sections include your business model, mission & vision, products & services, industry, customer & competitor analysis.
Speaker: Carl Baumann
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Understand the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, operations and more. Realize the importance of a self-assessment and how to evaluate the feasibility of your business idea. Discover the resources available to help you start and successfully operate your business.
Speaker: Michael Barbera
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Continuing with how to write a complete business plan, we will cover the remaining sections of a business plan with examples for each section. Sections include your marketing & sales, operations, personnel, management, financial and executive summary.
Speaker: Carl Baumann
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Good bookkeeping practices are essential to running a successful small business. Even if you use a bookkeeper or accountant, understanding the basics will allow you to grow your business and your profits.
Speaker: Lori Stiles
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5910 Clyde Rhyne Drive
Sanford, NC 27330

Harnett Small Business Center
600 S. Magnolia Avenue
Dunn, NC  28334

Chatham Small Business Center
764 West Street
Pittsboro, NC  27312

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