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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 and at the Chamber of Commerce in High Point, 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

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 (Greensboro) / 336/878.3923 (High Point)  mthagenbuch@gtcc.edu

Vacant, Administrative Assistant - 336/334.4822 ext. 62001   sbc@gtcc.edu



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Events

Monday, April 24, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The NCA&T SU School of Business & Economics Presents MONETIZE YOUR IDEAS Celebrate Money Smart Week by learning how you can create a business offering services & products online. LEARN ABOUT Ebooks Podcasts Blogs Webinars Magazines T-shirt Lines There are plenty of ways to increase your bottom line & Monetize Your Ideas. This interactive workshop will help you find the tools, best online practices & marketing options. NC A&T SU ACADEMIC BUILDING Room 108 1602 Bluford Street Greensboro, NC 27411 MON. APR 24 6-8 PM FREE
Speaker: Presented by Chisa Pennix-Brown, MBA CEO of Lady Bizness NC's #1 Small Business Facilitator

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 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, April 04, 2017 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.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 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, May 02, 2017 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.
Monday, May 22, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
You want to start your business, but you need an actual brick and mortar location. How do you find a suitable space and make sure that it meets all the regulations? This workshop will help you: -Save money when seeking a location -Clarify where you can and can't have your business -Learn the codes used in NC that designate business types allowed in specific buildings -Understand Fire & Safety requirements for Guilford County
Speaker: Naomi Dixon Senior Fire Inspector & Public Safety Office with the Greensboro Fire Department Will Lilly City of Greensboro Developmental Dept Moderated by Chisa D. Pennix-Brown of Lady Bizness
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 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
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Location

1451 South Elm Eugene Street
Suite 1201
Greensboro, NC 27406
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