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Guilford Technical Community College Small Business Center
Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship
Greensboro

Phone: 336-334-4822 ext 62001
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The mission of the Small Business Center is to increase the number and success of viable small businesses in North Carolina by providing high quality, readily accessible assistance to prospective and existing small business owners which will lead to job creation and retention. Our Small Business Center is here to assist you by offering one-on-one confidential business counseling plus workshops and seminars on a variety of business topics. We are a community-based provider of education and training, counseling, networking and referrals.  All of our services are free!  Let our Small Business Center help you develop a plan of action to turn your dreams into a reality!

Guilford Technical Community College's (GTCC) Small Business Center, located in the Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship in Greensboro, provides many resources for entrepreneurs and small businesses located in Guilford County, including:

  • Free, confidential, one-to-one counseling;
  • Free seminars, workshops and programs on critical aspects of starting a new business and managing a small business
  • Business plan and feasibility study development
  • Marketing strategies and tactics
  • Licensing, permit, and tax requirements
  • Review and analysis of financial performance
  • Financing options and opportunities for small businesses
  • Resources (books, videos, on-line publications and research tools) to help you successfully start and grow your business

Learn more about the impact that entrepreneurs and small businesses have in Guilford County and find additional organizations that can help you by visiting GreensboroEntrepreneur.com, an exciting new resource for our area!

GTCC SBC Video - Check out a great video about why you need to attend our free seminars!

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hagenbuch, Director - 336/334.4822 ext. 62003  mthagenbuch@gtcc.edu

DarLinda Finch, Administrative Assistant - 336/334.4822 ext. 62001   dkfinch@gtcc.edu



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Events

Tuesday, April 05, 2016 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 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: Lady Bizness, Inc.
Monday, February 15, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Dream Biz is a monthly #Business Exploration Series designed to provide practical experience, advice, tools, and tips that will increase your rate of success. Each month will have a totally different business with new speakers. Dream Biz Series: How to start an MLM Business? Have you dreamed about starting your own business? Do you want to find out about low risk network marketing options? Attend the DREAM BIZ Workshop and find out how you can CREATE YOUR BUSINESS today. Discover the good and bad of Multi-Level Marketing as our experts give you their tips and tell you the “Real Deal” about the industry. Meet Panelists Anthony Knotts, Melissa Watts, and Mike Gonneville. Facilitated by Chisa D. Pennix-Brown, MBA of Lady Bizness
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Interested in self-publishing a book? Come learn from some local authors who have already done it and can help with the 'do's' and 'don'ts' as you start your venture.
Speaker: Clay Howard
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Are you thinking about getting into business for yourself? This course covers the issues that an individual should consider before thinking about opening the doors. In other words, this course is the starting point on your journey into business ownership. Learn how to identify critical issues and make the right decisions as you prepare to start your business. Co-Sponsored with the SBTDC.
Speaker: SBTDC
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 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: Lady Bizness, Inc.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Do you find the business plan scary and don't know where to start your research? Come learn how using the Lean Canvas Model can help you focus in to the key ingredients to research for your business plan.
Speaker: Lady Bizness, Inc.
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Location

1451 South Elm Eugene Street
Suite 1201
Greensboro, NC 27406
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