SBCN - North Carolina Community College System Small Business Center Network
 Services Contact Your Local SBC Resources FAQa

Wayne Community College Small Business Center
210 Dixie Trail
Goldsboro, NC

Phone: 919-739-6940
Email: Send

Web Site

Our Small Business Center is a component of the Wayne Business and Industry Center at Wayne Community College and a member of the North Carolina Small Business Center Network.

The Small Business Center  provides one-on-one counseling for exploring business ideas, starting a business, or expanding an existing business.  For assistance with writing a business plan, licensing, taxes, federal and state government regulations, business ownership, preparing loan and grant proposals, locating money sources (including grants), researching markets, developing cash flow projections, or managing a business, contact our office. We offer free seminars and a business resource library.



Online Request for Counseling

Events

Start-up Assistance

Thursday, August 24, 2017 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Many people find working at home is the “ideal arrangement” and decide to formally set up businesses in their homes. Topics of discussion will include getting started, legal requirements, developing a business plan, and an overview of small business resource providers who can assist in your new venture.
Speaker: Melissa Terrell, WBC
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Many people find working at home is the “ideal arrangement” and decide to formally set up businesses in their homes. Topics of discussion will include getting started, legal requirements, developing a business plan, and an overview of small business resource providers who can assist in your new venture.
Speaker: Melissa Rivera Terrell, WBC
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, 2 sessions ending Wednesday, September 13
Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense's Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The sessions include steps for evaluating business concepts, the foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan and information on SBA resources available to help access start-up capital and additional technical assistance. ***THIS SEMINAR IS OPEN ONLY TO ACTIVE DUTY, THEIR DEPENDENTS, AND VETERANS OF THE US MILITARY.***
Speaker: Various
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Starting your own business may seem like an overwhelming task, but it really is not so hard if you take it step by step. This workshop is an in-depth walk-through on the mechanics of developing a business concept, feasibility, licensing, and the written plan, plus financial projections by line item. This is a must for those starting their own business.
Speaker: Charles Gaylor IV
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
A major factor in securing capital for a business is the owner’s personal credit score. A low credit score will hinder your chances of securing the finances you need. In this seminar, you will learn what lenders look for when determining credit, what the different types of credit are, and how to begin the steps to increasing your credit score. Participants are encouraged to bring a copy of their most recent credit score to the session.
Speaker: Bob Ivey
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
A business plan is an essential roadmap for business success. This living document generally projects 3-5 years ahead and outlines the route a company intends to take to grow revenues. In this seminar we will discuss the sections of a business plan, how to generate the contents of each section, and many of the resources that are available to assist you.
Speaker: Charles Gaylor IV

Financing

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Financing continues to be a challenge for many small business owners. Questions range from, who will give me money for my business idea and what do they need from me? How will this business make money and will it be enough to pay back a loan or attract an investor? Get to the heart of business financing in this seminar that answers your questions. Explore the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of funding sources and how to choose the right one for your needs. Discover the keys to financing success.
Speaker: Patrick Rodriguez
Find More Events....

Location

PO Box 8002
210 Dixie Trail
Goldsboro, NC 27533-8002
For driving directions, enter your street address and/or zip code