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Sandhills Community College Small Business Center
Van Dusen Hall
Pinehurst

Phone: 910-695-3938
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The Small Business Center (SBC) is located at the Dedman Center for Business Leadership in 101 Van Dusen Hall on the Pinehurst campus. The center offers free seminars, counseling, resources, and networking opportunities for budding entrepreneurs and small business owners.

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Seminars, Workshops & Certificates

The SBC offers free seminars and other opportunities targeted to the needs of small business owners and startups. Scroll down to see the complete list of upcoming seminars and workshops.

Counseling & Resources

The SBC also offers one-on-one counseling and resources about starting a business or about specific business needs.

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Contact Information

Teresa Reynolds. M.A.
101 Van Dusen Hall
(910) 695-3938
reynoldst@sandhills.edu

 

 



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Events

Start-up Assistance

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
You can start a business on a limited budget that will lead to bigger dollars and maybe a new future. There are lots of small businesses you can create without having a lot of startup dollars. Business ideas are all around you: in your home and yard, including your hobbies, or past or current work experiences. As little as $100 may get you started. This program will focus on: • Finding the business that fits you. • Finding resources to get started & easy ways to get a little bit of money. • Planning your small business like a big business. • Incorporating 5 resources everyone has to work with.
Speaker: Mike Collins
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
A business plan is an important tool for a small business owner. Learn 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 a 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, and steps for making the process easy.
Speaker: Mike Collins
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
What would be the best small business for you to start right now? Would it be retail, manufacturing, a service business, or direct marketing? This seminar will focus on three areas: • How to create a business idea that fits you. • Hot businesses that will grow in coming years. • Types of businesses with growth potential. • Easy-to-follow steps to get started.
Speaker: Mike Collins
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Starting a small business requires determination, motivation, planning and know-how. One of the safest ways to start a new business is to start out working from home. Not only will your overhead be low, it gives you an opportunity to try out your idea before plunging in. Learn to determine if you are ready to start your own business, and if so, learn what it’s going to take.
Speaker: Ed Ormsby

Financing

Monday, October 30, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn how to read a credit report and what factors are used in calculating your FICO or Beacon score. You will learn legal tricks on how to raise your score by the way you use your credit cards, treat inquiries, make your payments and carry your balances. Using several proven methods, your credit score could increase by 50-100 points. Also included is information on the latest changes that will be used in calculating your credit score starting August 2017.
Speaker: Bob Moore

Managing a Business

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Can I afford a match for my employees? What are tax advantages? How much can I save? These and many more questions need to be on the mind of small business owners at the time of business plan preparation. Learn more about these scenarios to plan your future.
Speaker: Tom Velevis & Michael White

Managing Employees

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
You can start a business on a limited budget that will lead to bigger dollars and maybe a new future. There are lots of small businesses you can create without having a lot of startup dollars. Business ideas are all around you: in your home and yard, including your hobbies, or past or current work experiences. As little as $100 may get you started. This program will focus on: • Finding the business that fits you. • Finding resources to get started & easy ways to get a little bit of money. • Planning your small business like a big business. • Incorporating 5 resources everyone has to work with.
Speaker: Mike Collins
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Location

3395 Airport Road
Pinehurst NC 28374
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