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Wake Technical Community College
North Campus, Building E, Room 235
Raleigh, NC 27616

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM
There is a tremendous interest coming from our communities of wanting to know how to form a nonprofit business. Careful consideration should be given to this quest and much attention needs to be given to the proper steps to take. Failure to do so could result in with serious consequences for individuals as well as becoming detrimental to the original cause for which the non-profit was designed. If you are considering stating a non-profit business, please plan to attend this very informative seminar. Participants will discover: • Basics on what a non-profit business is • Refine the definition of a non-profit • Issues to consider before starting a non-profit • Key steps in forming a non-profit • Forms and Documents needed to be filed • What takes place at the first board meeting • Do you need an attorney?
Speaker: Sam Gore
Thursday, October 19, 2017 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM
For those with a desire to take their SEO effort to the next level, there are a variety of advanced techniques that can increase a website's online exposure and rankings. This program dives into the more technical and advanced tactics. A solid understanding of HTML is required for this training. Topics covered include: • User experience enhancement • Leveraging your robots.txt file • Landing page optimization • A/B Testing
Speaker: Paul Kaufman

Start-up Assistance

Thursday, October 05, 2017 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM
This seminar has been created for those individuals who are thinking about starting and operating their own business; however, they do not know if they have the personality, drive, creativity, adaptability, and a host of other talents and attributes that comprise a successful entrepreneur.
Speaker: Bob Moore
Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Non-profits are one of the fastest growing types of businesses in America today. This seminar has been especially created for those individuals who desire information on how non-profits are started, how they survive, what regulations they must adhere to and what funds are available for their operation. While participating in this seminar, you will learn how to: • Complete the process of obtaining the IRS 501(c)3 non-profit status • Obtain proper tax and incorporation status • Locate sources of grants and the basics of writing a grant • Apply advanced grant writing techniques • Follow the legal and financial requirements for non-profits • Locate alternate sources of funds
Speaker: Sam Gore
Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Bylaws ar a legal document outlining the self-imposed rules that will regulate an organization's own actions. Since it is a required element when forming a corporation, bylaws are a form of agreement or contract between the corporation and its owners to conduct itself in a certain manner. In the past, organizations often had bylaws but today those bylaws are usually insufficient. This seminar will offer participants the knowledge concerning… • 10 Most Common Nonprofit Bylaw Pitfalls: How to Avoid the Traps. • Required provisions normally included in Nonprofit Bylaws Keep in mind that when starting a Nonprofit business, the organization does not formally exist until the bylaws have been approved by the governing body of the organization.
Speaker: Sam Gore
Thursday, November 09, 2017 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Everything that we experience and enjoy in current day began with a thought. No longer should you suppress your ideas due to unawareness of what to do next. Together we will review and discuss processes and areas that will guide your path and serve as an active blueprint to move your idea from thought to action. Learning Objectives: • Reflection on ideas and answering your why. • From head to journal. Exploring the effectiveness of putting pen to paper. • Following necessary steps and setting timeframes. • Remaining encouraged and celebrating small victories.
Speaker: Diana Graham
Thursday, November 16, 2017 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Have you ever thought about opening your own home-Home-Based Business? 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 will give you the opportunity to try out your idea before plunging in. This seminar is designed to help you determine if you are ready to start your own business, and if so, learn just what it is going to
Speaker: Steve Carver
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