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Edgecombe Community College, Small Business Center
Havens Building - Room 430
Tarboro

Phone: 252-823-5166 x 220
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Edgecombe Community College’s Small Business Center develops long-term strategic partnerships with business and industry leaders and assists in small business start-ups and expansions.

The Small Business Center (SBC) is part of a statewide network designed to support the development and growth of small businesses. Our mission is to increase the success rate and the number of viable small businesses in Edgecombe county by providing high quality, readily accessible assistance to prospective and existing small business owners. Our services are available for free or very low cost.



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Events

Start-up Assistance

Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
In this seminar, attendees will become aware of what is needed to start a Family Child Care business in their home. This session is loaded with information to assist participants in making better-informed decisions before becoming an Entrepreneur. It is highly recommended to attend “How to Start a Home–Based Daycare Part II.
Speaker: Trudy Lynn
Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This seminar is a continuation of How to Start a Homebased Child Care business in their home. Content includes the various NC Child Care Requirements. It is highly recommended that you attend the “How to Start a Home–Based Daycare Part I.
Speaker: Trudy Lynn
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
After completing this seminar, the participants will be able to: Explain how an evolving planning process can help them make key decisions as business owners. Describe how to convert a vague idea into a resource plan. Explain the importance of a healthy personal credit score and healthy relationships with lenders. Describe how a business plan helps motivate stakeholders to understand and support their business ideas. Explain the benefits of creating a day-to-day action plan for running a small business.
Speaker: Woodforest National Bank

Financing

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Financing continues to be a challenge for many small business owners. Questions range from, Who will give me money for my business idea and what do they need from me, to, 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. Explore the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of funding sources and how to choose the right one for your needs. Discover the keys to financing success.
Speaker: Ruben Gonzales

Managing a Business

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
After completing this seminar, you will be able to: Identify the common risks associated with a small business. Identify the external and internal factors that affect risk for a small business. Identify situations that may cause risk for a small business. Identify the common warning signs of risk for a small business. Implement, monitor, and evaluate a risk management plan for a small business.
Speaker: Woodforest National Bank

Business Accounting and Budget

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Gain a workable knowledge of how to properly record financial transactions for your business. Discover the three most important financial reports and how to use them to make the best informed business decisions. If you’re a new business owner or need a refresher on the basics of accounting, this seminar is designed for you.
Speaker: Jess McLamb
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gain a workable knowledge of how to properly record financial transactions for your business. Discover the three most important financial reports and how to use them to make the best informed business decisions. If you’re a new business owner or need a refresher on the basics of accounting, this seminar is designed for you.
Speaker: Jess McLamb
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