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Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center - Franklin Campus
Louisburg, NC

Phone: (919) 496-1567
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The Small Business Center at Vance-Granville Community College was created to provide the small businesses of the community with a focal point for training, education, counseling and referral. The Small Business Center addresses the continuing need for updated information, refinement of management skills and the improvement of profit advantage in risk-taking. Special attention is given to the critical areas of capital formation and prevention of business failures. The Small Business Center program offerings and services include the following:

  1. Seminars and short courses designed to provide small business owners, managers and employees with updated information on various business topics.
  2. Counseling services to new and existing small businesses provided by Small Business Center personnel and volunteers.
  3. Referrals to appropriate agencies.
  4. Maintaining a network of linkages with Chambers of Commerce, Small Business Administration, economic development agencies, related educational and development agencies, business volunteers, Department of Economic Development, banks and other financial institutions.
  5. A resource and information center provided for use by new and existing small businesses.
For more information on the Small Business Center, its programs and class schedule, visit our website by clicking here.

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Events

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This seminar covers what you should know before you commit yourself and financial resources to starting your small business. The information discussed in class should help participants make a feasibility assessment and understand the minimum start-up requirement, licensing, market and financial and tax requirements. This seminar will be held on VGCC's Franklin Campus.
Speaker: Jess McLamb

Business Basics

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn step-by-step tasks and details to start, grow, or expand a commerical or residential cleaning business. Start writing a business plan and get tips and strategies about marketing and pricing prospective jobs. Discussions will include making initial presentations to customers, where and how to advertise, naming your business and website, surverying and where to find customers. Do's and dont's for new business owners will be shared.
Speaker: Steve Carver
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This seminar covers what you should know before you commit yourself and financial resources to starting your small business. The ifnormation discussed in class should help participants make a feasibility assessment and understand the minimum start-up requirement, licensing, market and financial and tax requirements.
Speaker: Jess McLamb

Marketing and Sales

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
In this seminar, you will learn networking strategies that can help grow your small business. You will learn how to make a good first impression, as well as techniques and communication skills to apply in your daily business. Attendees will learn • Why networking is important for small businesses • How to strategically network and grow your business • Where to effectively network • How to develop a winning “elevator pitch”
Speaker: Anita Hicks
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Location

8100 N. C. 56 Highway
Louisburg, N. C. 27549
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