The Small Business Center at Mayland Community College
Office: Room G-211, Gwaltney Hall
Spruce Pine, North Carolina
Phone: (828) 766-1295
Click the "Web Site" link to register for a seminar or request more information about any of our seminars on the college's web page.
The mission of the Small Business Center Network (SBCN) is to increase the success rate and numbers 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. The Small Business Center Network is unique to the State of North Carolina and is part of a comprehensive strategy of economic development. The Small Business Center Network is funded by the Legislature of North Carolina and is administered by the North Carolina Community College System. Each Small Business Center serves its host College's service area.
Each Small Business Center offers the following services:
1. Free seminars on topics that address local business needs. These topics include
How to Start a Business
How to Write a Business Plan
Marketing Your Business
Financing Your Business
How to Find Your Customers
Basics of Bookkeeping
Other topics are offered each semester. Please consult our Seminar Schedule for current class offerings and registration information.
2. Free confidential business counseling services.
3. A lending library of reference materials. Our library is housed in the college's Learning Resource Center at our Spruce Pine Campus.
All Small Business Center services are offered at no cost to participants.
SBCN-sponsored seminars are usually held at the Main Campus in Spruce Pine, as well as at our Burnsville Learning Center and Newland Learning Center. Other locations are also occasionally used. Be sure to check the seminar description for the class location and directions.
Free, confidential business counseling services are available through our center. We can help you identify and solve problems related to your startup or existing business. Click the link below to send a "Request for Counseling" to our Center.
Managing a Business
200 Mayland Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
|We are on the second floor of Gwaltney Hall. Gwaltney Hall is the right-hand building you see when driving into our campus. Parking is behind the first two buildings that you see. Come into the main lobby entrance, walk down the hallway to the elevator and take it to the second floor. The SBC office is across from the elevator on the second floor.|