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Johnston Community College
Johnston County Workforce Development Center
Clayton

Phone: 919-209-2572
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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
  • counseling
  • referrals

Increase Your Knowledge Through Training

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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Events

 
 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Business financial statements are needed to manage and operate a small business. Every owner needs to understand the importance of the Profit and Loss Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Owner’s Equity and Statement of Cash Flows even if you have an accountant or CPA. We will review how to analyze each of these statements and the managing of your business using these reports. Using these reports to manage a business does not take a lot of time once you are comfortable with them. You will leave the seminar with this level of comfort and an understanding of how to highlight the areas you need to constantly monitor to manage your small business.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bylaws define how a nonprofit organization will be managed and how it will run. They create a framework for the organization The seminar is a guideline for starting and understanding the process.

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
This workshop is designed for veterans, spouses, or family members who want to start-up a small business, a Veteran Owned Small Business, or a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. If you are seeking the basics of how to start, finance, manage and grow your small business then this workshop is for you. Discussion includes: types of legal structure, small business financing, what SBA financing, writing your business plan, customer outreach initiatives and more.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Have you always dreamed of starting a small business but did know where or how to begin? This seminar will give you much information on the first baby steps for the beginning process of starting a small business.

HP LIFE

On Demand, available until June 30
HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and small business-owners valuable business skills. HP LIFE offers participants a path to realizing their business dreams. The NC Small Business Center Network, in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), is pleased to offer this innovative program to NC entrepreneurs and small business owners free of charge! This program is self-paced, making it possible for more aspiring entrepreneurs to participate. All you have to do is register to start.
Speaker: Various
Location: Online
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Location

135 Best Wood Drive
Clayton, NC 27520
Click on this link for directions  http://www.johnstoncc.edu/workforcedevelopmentcenter.aspx
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