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Cleveland Community College Small Business Center
The LeGrand Center
Shelby

Phone: 704-669-4146
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Events

Thursday, March 30, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
A business plan can be the most important tool a small business owner has. Learn how to turn your ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This seminar teaches you the important components of a business plan and helps you lay the foundation for a winning plan. Find out how marketing, operations, and finance are interrelated. Discover how a business plan is used by potential lenders, the dos and don'ts of writing a plan and steps for making the process easy. This seminar is designed for new and established business owners.
Speaker: Bob Watson
Thursday, April 06, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wouldn't you like to know what legal problems to avoid when starting or growing your business? This seminar will identify and discuss, in detail, the factors and topics that are crucial to keeping business activities within the law. This class is for the small business owner or prospective owner.
Speaker: Brian King
Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
In this seminar, we explore the features of well-known e-commerce hosts such as the eBay store and Amazon.com, as well as other options for creating your own online store. PayPal and other payment gateways will also be discussed. At the end of this session, you will be able to determine if you need to sell online and the differences between platforms to determine what is right for you. You will also be able to set up your own online store and develop a marketing plan for it.
Speaker: Matt Rudisill

Start-up Assistance

Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This seminar will identify and discuss, in detail, the factors and topics that are crucial to starting a business. This class is for the entrepreneur, small business owner, or prospective owner.
Speaker: Wayne Grubaugh

Financing

Monday, April 10, 2017 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Financing continues to be a challenge for many small business owners. Questions include, Who will give me money for my business idea and what do they need from me? How will this business make money and will it be enough to pay back a loan or attract an investor? Get to the heart of business financing in this seminar that answers your questions. Learn about different types of funding sources and how to choose the right one for your needs. Discover the keys to financing success.
Speaker: Becky Sain
Thursday, April 13, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to have a clear understanding of effective action items before starting a grant proposal. You will become familiar with grant proposal components and learn how to find best funder matches. You will also be able to understand a complete post-grant proposal follow-up action items. This seminar will include the development of a mock grant proposal.
Speaker: Calvin Patterson
Thursday, May 04, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Financing continues to be a challenge for many small business owner. Questions include, Who will give me money for my business idea and what do they need from me? How will this business make money and will it be enough to pay back a loan or attract an investor? Get to the heart of business financing in this seminar that answers your questions. Learn about different types of funding sources and how to choose the right one for your needs. Discover the keys to financing success.
Speaker: Becky Sain
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1800 East Marion Street
Shelby, NC 28152
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