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Small Business Center
CEIC Building
Asheboro

Phone: 336-862-7980
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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!

For more information, please contact:

Adrianne Siler - 336-862-7980 amsiler@randolph.edu 

Lynn Richardson, Administrative Assistant - 336-862-7980 lrrichardson@randolph.edu


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Events

On Demand, available until March 31
If your business has plateaued, and you and your team are operating at maximum capacity, come learn how to break that cycle and structure your business for growth! In this powerful 2-hour seminar, you’ll learn time-tested principles of how to grow your buisness, including... The 6 steps to building a business that gets extraordinary results Ideal time management, and where you fall on the time target How to turn your marketing into an investment, not an expense How to get leverage in your business, to achieve more with less Steps to financial mastery, understanding the numbers that drive your business, and how you can directly impact the key profit-drivers Who should attend this seminar: Business owners or executives who are ready for the next level of growth. You've already achieved a level of success, but your business still relies on your direct involvement in order to grow, or even maintain your current level of success.
Speaker: Dave Springett
On Demand, available until March 31
Understand the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, operations and more. Realize the importance of a self-assessment and how to evaluate the feasibility of your business idea. Discover the resources available to help you start and successfully operate your business.
Speaker: Daniel Farmer
Friday, March 24, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 102. Registration Required. Baffled with the thought of grants and not sure where to begin? This class helps you learn how to do the research, weigh the options, build relationships, incorporate what is needed in the proposals and submit for funding. With step-by-step guidance, you will become an effective grant seeker and will be on your way to writing a winning proposal.
Speaker: Calvin Patterson as guest speaker
Monday, March 27, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 106. Registration required. Learn the fastest, easiest way to manage your business! This course provides small business owners with an introduction to one of the most popular small business accounting applications that tracks general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and checking accounts and provides easy-to-use reporting features.
Speaker: Jo Ann Harris
Thursday, March 30, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 307. Registration required. Trust Me – I’m A Car Salesman! High personnel turnover in the Automotive Sales profession is disheartening to Sales Professionals as well as to Dealers. One reason people don’t stay in the Car Business is they simply can’t afford to! Customers and Managers are confrontational and the Salesperson is always in the middle. By the time a new Sales Professional has learned their way around, their savings is depleted and they leave for a salaried job. How do some Automotive Sales professionals do so well? Tim Dannelly, seasoned Automotive Salesman and Sales Manager, believes customers are actually looking for that ‘insider’ in the Car Business and Managers are actually looking for that committed person who will take charge. Invest an evening on August 8th and learn some of the proven ways great Automotive Sales Professionals go about making a good living as they are building a loyal customer base. Find out why it’s important to sell with a plan and negotiate with confidence. Learn the source of perpetual leads. This Seminar is for Dealers and Automotive Sales Professionals who want to earn more money and have more fun! Selling Cars For Fun and Profit Learn how to develop: A proven plan for successfully selling vehicles – which includes: Determining what it's going to take to earn their business How to help the Customer mentally own the car Negotiating with confidence and holding gross profit Closing with confidence and kindness, handling objections
Speaker: Tim Dannelly
Thursday, April 06, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 106. Registration required. Learn the fastest, easiest way to manage your business! This course provides small business owners with an introduction to one of the most popular small business accounting applications that tracks general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and checking accounts and provides easy-to-use reporting features.
Speaker: Jo Ann Harris
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Room 223. Registration Required. A business plan can be the most important tool a small business owner has. Learn how to turn your ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This seminar teaches you the important components of a business plan and helps you lay the foundation for a winning plan. Find out how marketing, operations, and finance are interrelated. Discover how a business plan is used by potential lenders, the dos and don’ts of writing a plan and steps for making the process easy. This seminar is designed for new and established business owners.
Speaker: Ed Ormsby
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Location

413 Industrial Park Avenue, Asheboro, NC 27205, USA
We are located at the front of the CEIC building in room 202.  Just go to the front entrance and ask for the SBC.
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