Johnston Community College
Johnston County Workforce Development Center
The objective of the Small Business Center Network (SBCN) is to increase the success rate and the number 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!
The Johnston Community College Small Business Center is located at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center in Clayton. The Center’s mission is to support the entrepreneur in starting a business and to provide assistance to business owners in being more successful. The Center does this by offering training, counseling and information services to the general public at no charge. The Small Business Center works with the local Chambers of Commerce, professional organizations and other governmental agencies to provide training at a low or at no cost to the general public. Counseling is by appointment and is provided at no charge by calling 919-209-2015.
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The Small Business Center at Johnston Community College is one of 58 centers throughout North Carolina that supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community based provider of training, counseling, and resource information.
We offer a variety of services that include:
- resource center
- research assistance
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Owning a small business can be both rewarding and challenging. Get ahead in the game by letting us help you plan for success!
High Quality Training is available for you! Many of our seminars are designed to instruct the entrepreneur in topics related to operating a small business. Others serve as professional development opportunities.
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Tuesday, November 01, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Are you unsure of how to manage the information, files, and the type deductions you need to support for your small business reporting to the IRS? This seminar is full of information to help your business thrive without the stress from thinking about taxes. Learn the types of small business taxes you will need to report, types of deductions, deadlines, and much more.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The College is College Tuesday. This seminar is cancelled and will be rescheduled. We will post the new date soon. Create a marketing plan that is clear focused, results driven and relevant in this informative seminar. You will learn a simple way to create a one-page marketing plan and a marketing map to follow that includes the web, social marketing, and traditional marketing.
Thursday, November 03, 2016 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
If Disney ran your small business, what would it look like? Do you use the words “Customer Service” or should there be other words to describe this? Find these answers and many more in this exciting and informative seminar. How to compete with the big box store or other large companies. Your instructor for the evening is Author and Nationally known, "Ex-Disney Guy". Compete and rise above the box stores and big business by setting your small business apart with the best customer care and services.
Monday, November 07, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
A U. S. Department of Labor Investigator will discuss the final rule on a test that must be met for Executive, Administrative, and Professional workers to be exempt. Seminar information will include other Wage and Hour discussions for small business and other businesses with employees or that expect to have future employees. Seating is limited, so please pre-register separately with your own email address.
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Attendees of this seminar will become aware of what is needed to start a family child care home, and how to apply for a license. The seminar is designed to assist individuals who wish to start a Family Child Care business in their home. Content includes an introduction to the various NC Child Care Requirements. The session is loaded with information to assist attendees in making better informed decisions before becoming an Entrepreneur. It is highly recommended that students pre-register and attend this seminar before attending 'How to Start a Home-Based Daycare Part 2' on November 9, 2016.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
This seminar is a continuation of 'How to Start a Home-Based Daycare Part 1.' Attendees of this seminar will become aware of what is needed to start a family child care home, and how to apply for a license. The seminar is designed to assist individuals who wish to start a Family Child Care business in their home. Content includes an introduction to the various NC Child Care Requirements. The session is loaded with information to assist attendees in making better informed decisions before becoming an Entrepreneur. It is highly recommended that students pre-register and attend ‘How to Start a Home-Based Daycare Part 1’ before attending this seminar.
Monday, December 05, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This session is an introduction and overview to QuickBooks, one of the most widely used accounting packages for small businesses today. The two part session will show how you can use QuickBooks in a small business. Students/attendees should have computer skills, keyboard and mouse skills. Students/attendees please register for each seminar separately.