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Wilson Community College Small Business Center
Building A - Offices A103a, A103c, A103b, & A103e

Phone: 252-246-1232
Email: Send

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Services Provided by the Small Business Center

  • Business Counseling - for business counseling, complete the SBC Counseling Application.
  • Seminars and Workshops related to small business topics.
  • Small Business Resource Center include books and other reference materials.
  • No cost one-on-one confidential counseling for potential and current business owners.
  • Who can use the Small Business Center?
    Anyone interested in starting a business or currently operating a small business.
    You do NOT have to be enrolled at Wilson Community College to use the services.
  • The Wilson Community College Small Business Center is part of the North Carolina Community College System Small Business Center Network.
  • Call (252) 246-1209 or (252) 246-1232 to register for seminars or classes.

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Free Small Business Seminars

To guarantee a space in a class, early registration is required.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Business owners who are seeking to start or expand their small business and who would like to consider alternative financing will learn how to access credit and capital through the NC Rural Economic Development Center. You will review the six basic principles many lenders use to make credit decisions and provide an overview of the resources available in North Carolina for small businesses. The seminar will cover the Rural Center’s Microenterprise Loan Program and provide details about its lending criteria and application process, and how you might qualify even if you have no credit history.
Speaker: NC Rural Economic Development Center
Monday, September 25, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Creating the aesthetic look, feel, and design of your small business as well as developing marketing materials with graphic design consultation is the focus of this seminar.
Speaker: Chisa Pennix
Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
This class covers the pros and cons of cloud-based QuickBooks Online accounting software for small business owners. Try it out with a 30 day risk free trial offer, and learn how to save 50% off the cost of the subscription. Understand how to process and pay bills, create invoices, and enter sales receipts in QuickBooks Online. See the accounting process from beginning to end. Learn how to navigate, access reports, and how to expand the capabilities with integrated applications.
Speaker: Jen Deal
Monday, October 02, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
You will create a tangible message, client profiles, and use demographic information to target your small business client. Additionally, you will define your business needs whether you will own a brick & mortar, home-based, or online business
Speaker: Chisa Pennix
Thursday, October 05, 2017 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Learn the basics of writing grant proposals for nonprofit organizations. Understand the grant writing process, marketing your proposal to government agencies and foundations, as well as other tips for success. Following this event on the same evening, plan to attend our Find Grant Money seminar at 7:00 pm. (see next listing)
Speaker: Sam Gore
Thursday, October 05, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Grant Writing is recommended before taking this seminar. Most nonprofits cannot exist from personal donations alone. Help your nonprofit reach its full potential as you learn more about the grant proposal and where to look for the provider that is right for you.
Speaker: Sam Gore
Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Are you afraid to leave the office or to turn over your books to a bookkeeper? Learn how you can quickly and easily keep an eye on what your bookkeeper is doing and the danger signs of fraud or theft. Develop confidence to delegate more tasks and focus more on growing your business.
Speaker: Jen Deal
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Wilson, NC 27893
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