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Southeastern Community College Small Business Center
Southeastern Community College, Building T

Phone: 910-642-7141, x 419
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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. The Small Business Center at Southeastern Community College is here to assist you by offering one-on-one confidential business counseling plus 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!

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sales Down? Traffic Low? Wondering why your small business is not taking off? Walk away from this class with action steps to re-energize your brand and get that Spark Back in your Business!
Speaker: Marjorie Hammond
Monday, October 23, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Offered by the US Small Business Administration, topics will include start-up requirements, business plan, marketing plan, financial plan and how to obtain alternative lending for your home based business.
Speaker: Don Spry

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Do you have the personality, drive, creativity, adaptability, and other talents to be a successful entrepreneur? During this seminar, attendees will honestly assess “themselves” in order to discover their strengths and weaknesses.
Speaker: Bob Moore
Friday, September 22, 2017 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
If you are having a hard time finding employment or you’re tired of working for others, you don’t want to miss this. This seminar will assist attendees in determining if they can turn their hobbies, talents and skills into a profitable business.
Speaker: Sharon Pringle
Monday, October 02, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
This seminar is geared for the startup, or those small businesses still seeking the basics of how to start, market, manage, and grow their small business.
Speaker: Don Spry
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Learn the requirements for getting started with a home-based business, including finding your niche, legal requirements, and developing a business plan.
Speaker: Melissa Terrell
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Can you still start business on a limited budget? Could you start a business for $100? Could a limited budget business lead to bigger dollars, more fun and, maybe, a new future? YES! There are lots of small businesses you can create without having a lot of startup dollars. Tons of business ideas are right in front of you; in your home, yard, hobbies, or past or current work experiences. In “STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS ON A LIMITED BUDGET” a program sponsored by the Small Business Center at ________ Community College. You will discover: How to find the business that fits you Where to find resources to get started (easy ways to get a little bit of money) How to plan your small business like a big business The Five Resources everyone has to work with How to turn your little business into a bigger business Businesses such as personal services, business services, computer businesses, repair and maintenance, and fun businesses will all be covered. You will also learn how to prepare a simple business plan and get started.
Speaker: Mike Collins
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