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PCC Greenville Center
Greenville, NC

Phone: 252-493-7528
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Start-up Assistance

Thursday, April 02, 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
Saturday, May 16, 2015 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, 8 sessions ending Saturday, July 25
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. To register, please contact Wendy Dunbar at 252-493-7528.
Speaker: Shareen Berkowitz

Business Basics

Thursday, April 09, 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, April 07, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Write grant proposals that get funded or prepare for a management career in the fast-growing nonprofit sector. Expert instructors prepare you for the special needs of the nonprofit industry and help you develop relationships with corporate, foundation, and government funding sources. Cost FREE
Speaker: Dawn Morriston
Thursday, April 16, 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

Managing a Business

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This course explores the importance of being an effective business writer and communicator in today’s social media world. It looks at strategies for better writing, common mistakes and how to craft effective documents such as memos and emails.
Speaker: Mike Grizzard

Managing Employees

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Have you ever wondered how some Small Businesses Owners and managers seem to run their business smoothly with very little management problems. How do they do it? In this seminar you will learn the strategies to help you lead your employees effectively while running a business. Managing people and a business does not have to be difficult and time consuming chore. The secret to as successful business is knowing how to lead people the right way.
Speaker: John Formica
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