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SBC Elizabeth City Campus
John Wood Foreman Center
Elizabeth City NC

Phone: 252.335.0821 x 2370
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Small Business Center

Confidential Business Counseling

COA Small Business Center (SBC) is a state funded organization that is part of the Small Business Center Network. The SBC provides small business owners with information they need for success, including advice on marketing, sales, bookkeeping, and management. We offer, at no cost, the following services:
• Confidential counseling to help you deal with your business needs;
• Training and technical assistance in starting your business;
• Business skill seminars, workshops, and courses;
• Resource and referral services - your one stop entrepreneur's shop; and
• A library with small business publications and literature.

Counseling

Free one-on-one confidential counseling for your small business and startup venture. To schedule an appointment please complete and submit a Request for Counseling Form and the Small Business Center Director or Assistant Director will contact you.

Small Business Resources and Business Plan Assistance

The Small Business Center provides a physical resource center located onsite with access to books, videos, and business planning assistance. Additional resources can be found at the following:

 

As a comprehensive community college, we offer the business owner opportunities to improve customer service, or the entrepreneur guidance in developing their dream business. We assist those individuals who need to earn a high school credential or its equivalent. We offer career opportunities for individuals who desire to learn a skill or enhance their current knowledge base for job advancement. We provide an excellent academic pathway for individuals who want to eventually transfer to a four-year university. We even provide you the opportunity to take a personal enrichment class - just for fun! Whatever you aspire to achieve, we know that the opportunity of learning changes everything!


And just for fun take a leisurely stroll down our boardwalk that surrounds the beautiful Pasquotank River flowing directly behind our campus location and easily accessible behind the John Wood Foreman center, home of the small business center!  


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Events

Thursday, June 01, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
3 WEEK SERIES (THURSDAYS); JUNE 1ST, 8TH & 15TH, 2017 6:00 PM— 8:00 PM. Learn the essential functions of WordPress through a three session course tackling what you will need to know about the CMS (Content Management System). The course is designed to give you relevant knowledge and hands on experience in a live environment (you can publish and visit the site). Session One: ? Variations of WordPress sites and support ? How WordPress works (admin panel, tool bars, etc.) ? Posts vs. Pages ? Creating a posts & formatting new posts / editing existing posts Session Two: ? Using media elements in WordPress ? Image galleries ? Audio and external video use ? Content management Session Three: ? WordPress plugins (vetting & use) ? Site security & maintenance ? Style , content, & changing themes ? Easy flowing menus
Speaker: Jaime Baron
Thursday, June 08, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
3 WEEK SERIES (THURSDAYS); JUNE 1ST, 8TH & 15TH, 2017 6:00 PM— 8:00 PM. Learn the essential functions of WordPress through a three session course tackling what you will need to know about the CMS (Content Management System). The course is designed to give you relevant knowledge and hands on experience in a live environment (you can publish and visit the site). Session One: ? Variations of WordPress sites and support ? How WordPress works (admin panel, tool bars, etc.) ? Posts vs. Pages ? Creating a posts & formatting new posts / editing existing posts Session Two: ? Using media elements in WordPress ? Image galleries ? Audio and external video use ? Content management Session Three: ? WordPress plugins (vetting & use) ? Site security & maintenance ? Style , content, & changing themes ? Easy flowing menus
Speaker: Jaime Baron
Thursday, June 15, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
3 WEEK SERIES (THURSDAYS); JUNE 1ST, 8TH & 15TH, 2017 6:00 PM— 8:00 PM. Learn the essential functions of WordPress through a three session course tackling what you will need to know about the CMS (Content Management System). The course is designed to give you relevant knowledge and hands on experience in a live environment (you can publish and visit the site). Session One: ? Variations of WordPress sites and support ? How WordPress works (admin panel, tool bars, etc.) ? Posts vs. Pages ? Creating a posts & formatting new posts / editing existing posts Session Two: ? Using media elements in WordPress ? Image galleries ? Audio and external video use ? Content management Session Three: ? WordPress plugins (vetting & use) ? Site security & maintenance ? Style , content, & changing themes ? Easy flowing menus
Speaker: Jaime Baron

Start-up Assistance

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Are you familiar with the challenges of starting a non-profit organization? Have you considered the primary areas of focus to successful in delivering programs and services to your community? This seminar carefully details the many aspects of starting and effectively managing a non-profit organization in being productive and profitable.
Speaker: Calvin Patterson
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Are you familiar with the challenges of starting a non-profit organization? Have you considered the primary areas of focus to successful in delivering programs and services to your community? This seminar carefully details the many aspects of starting and effectively managing a non-profit organization in being productive and profitable.
Speaker: Calvin Patterson
Thursday, May 18, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Are you familiar with the challenges of starting a non-profit organization? Have you considered the primary areas of focus to successful in delivering programs and services to your community? This seminar carefully details the many aspects of starting and effectively managing a non-profit organization in being productive and profitable.
Speaker: Calvin Patterson

Marketing and Sales

Monday, May 01, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn how to use Paypal to get paid, pay others, organize your revenue and get working capital. Participants MUST create a Paypal account before class starts. It's FREE! Visit www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/merchant to get your account. College of the Albemarle Barco Campus Monday Nights Part 1 April 24th, 2017 Part 2 May 1, 2017
Speaker: Shannon Baylor-Henderson
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Location

1208 N Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
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