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PCC Greenville Center
Greenville, NC

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Saturday, September 12, 2015 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, 8 sessions ending Saturday, October 31
The Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning (REAL) program is based on experiential learning exploring the key issues necessary to successfully start and operate a small business. NC REAL's hands-on approach appeals to adult entrepreneurs focused on starting or expanding a business. This course uses interactive participation to teach the skills to succeed as well as the techniques and procedure for a successful business venture. Through NC REAL, students learn many aspects of owning a business, including self-assessment, business feasibility, legal structure, marketing and financials with the opportunity to create a road map for their business. Upon completion, participants should be able to develop a viable business plan. This is a 24-hour course offered over 8 weeks. No previous business knowledge or experience is necessary.
Speaker: Shareen Berkowitz
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Whether you have a sole proprietorship, a partnership, or a corporation, you have to pay taxes. This class will help you determine the business structure that is best for you and your circumstance as well as what your tax scheme will look like. The pros and cons of each will be discussed and then you can decide which one is right for you!
Speaker: Robert Griffin, CPA

Start-up Assistance

Thursday, September 03, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This seminar will give an overview of the various topics on which to focus when attempting to start a business. Cost: FREE
Speaker: Jim Ensor

Business Basics

Thursday, September 10, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Success in business begins with a plan. By committing your idea to paper, you face tough questions and identify strengths and weaknesses. Business plans are not just for financing purposes; they are working documents to guide your business. For new and established small business owners, the course will start you down the path of small business success. Cost: FREE
Speaker: Jim Ensor


Tuesday, September 08, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Please join us as we learn the fundamentals of cash management. In this course we will learn: Why cash management is important, record keeping basics, modern record keeping methods, creating budgets and measuring success. Don’t let your cash manage you! Learn how to manage it and make it work for you!
Speaker: Greg Frank
Thursday, September 17, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This workshop gives participants an overview of the lending process and how to make it work for you. Discussion will cover what lenders look for and expect with regards to your personal credit, cash flow coverage, collateral requirements, capital injection, and character. Cost: FREE
Speaker: Robbie Dunbar
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This class is for the student that has already taken the basic Grant Writing Class but needs a more in dept look into the subject. Cost: FREE
Speaker: Dawn Morriston
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