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Randolph Community College 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

Monday, November 06, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 106. Registration Required. This seminar will help new or current business owners: Identify the federal tax reporting requirements of a small business and its owner, and to establish a plan to account and pay for federal taxes. Identify the general state/local tax reporting requirements of a small business, and establish a plan to account and pay for state/local taxes. Identify methods for researching the local, municipal, and county reporting/licensing requirements for a small business.
Speaker: Jo Ann Harris

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 117. 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

Business Basics

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
JB and Claire Davis Training Center. Room 148. Registration required. Join the Small Business Center at Randolph Community College for a special event. Speaker Bruce Nelson is a former CEO of Office Depot and now runs and operates a farm and cafe in Saxapahaw, NC. Bruce has one of the most unique perspectives on the difference an entrepreneur and small business can have on their local community versus what a large corporate entity can. As consumers we always hear about the benefits of shopping local but this seminar will show you the true impact of a dollar spent in your local community. Also, many small businesses are great corporate citizens and help their customers and community achieve their dreams. This seminar will help attendees see the difference that the small business community makes on their everyday life and creates the change that people want to see.
Speaker: Bruce Nelson

Financing

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Have you ever thought of being your own boss and starting a small business? Perhaps you have another dream but your debt is out of control and preventing your dream from becoming a reality. Now is the time to learn how to “Be Free from Debt’s Hold…..” How would you like to pay off all your consumer debt, credit cards, car payments, and loans? How would you like to know the exact month and year you could be out of debt, legally and without a tax liability? Now is the time to start living a better life; a life without debt. In this three-hour seminar, you will learn a simple yet effective method to start the process of making yourself debt free! You will also learn about the shams and “quick fixes” that should be avoided and how to properly and legally deal with creditors. Bring a list of your debts with balances and monthly payments and learn how to develop your own debt elimination plan that can be implemented immediately into your lifestyle. You will learn how to control debt, instead of allowing debt to control you! Before you apply for a business loan, consider making that next large purchase or accept a new credit card, take the time to attend this life-changing seminar. Bring a calculator! “The Worse Place You Can Ever Live Is Beyond Your Means!”
Speaker: Bob Moore
Thursday, November 16, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 AM
You have decided that your idea is sound, but you need money to get started; or, you might need additional capital to finance growth. The business plan will tell you how much you need, and for what it will be used. This seminar is designed to show both prospective and existing small business owners how to determine how much they need, plus how and where they might get it. Ed Ormsby has been providing counseling and consulting services to small business owners for over twenty years. In addition to over five years as the Director of the Small Business Center at the two-campus Edgecombe Community College, Ed has over twenty years' experience consulting and counseling small business owners in marketing and management. He has held virtually every sales, marketing and executive management position with Fortune 500, mid-sized and small businesses throughout the Southeast. He has been a successful small business developer and owner for over twenty years. Ed's passion for helping others is apparent in the way he conducts his seminars as well as in his personal life. His presentation style is informal and engaging, encouraging participants to interact throughout. His participant evaluations are consistently “Excellent” and over 80% of participants return for additional seminars.
Speaker: Ed Ormsby

Managing a Business

Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 103. Registration required. Topics covered could include: how to produce professional presentations, using templates, importing video/audio, slide animation, how to set up timing/transition, preparing your slideshow for publishing online or at a kiosk. Speaker Jennifer Lee joins us to explore the many uses of Microsoft Power Point. This is a tool that businesses can implement in many facets of their operation. Join us today and learn how to use Microsoft Power Point to your advantage in your small business.
Speaker: Jennifer Lee
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 103. Registration required. Topics covered could include: how to produce professional presentations, using templates, importing video/audio, slide animation, how to set up timing/transition, preparing your slideshow for publishing online or at a kiosk. Speaker Jennifer Lee joins us to explore the many uses of Microsoft Power Point. This is a tool that businesses can implement in many facets of their operation. Join us today and learn how to use Microsoft Power Point to your advantage in your small business.
Speaker: Jennifer Lee
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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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