Wilson Community College Small Business Center
Building A - Offices A103a, A103c, A103b, & A103e
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.
To guarantee a space in a class, early registration is required.
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Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
A business plan can be the most important tool for a small business owner. Learn how to turn your ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. Learn the important components of a business plan and lay the foundation for a winning plan. Find out how marketing, operations, and finance are interrelated. Discover how a business plan is used by potential lenders, the dos and don’ts of writing a plan and steps for making the process easy. This seminar is designed for new and established business owners.
Speaker: Trudy Lynn
Thursday, May 04, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
What does it mean to be a "certified" minority or woman owned small business? What is required to receive this designation, and how will it help you grow your business? Learn about the various government and private entities that provide certifications and have programs to support Minority/Women/Disadvantage Business Enterprise Certifications. Discover how to use these certification programs to boost your small business.
Speaker: The Women's Business Center of NC
Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Opening and operating a small business normally involves a great deal of time and a substantial investment. Come learn the fifteen most common mistakes made by entrepreneurs and many corporations that ultimately undermine the business. Regardless of whether you are opening or operating a business, and regardless of the size of your company, this seminar will prove to be invaluable in helping you form a legal, profitable, and growing business. Make a solid investment in the future survival of your business by planning to attend this informative seminar taught by an experienced entrepreneur!
Speaker: Bob Moore
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:30 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? to, 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: Jeff Hamilton
Thursday, June 01, 2017 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Understand the importance of the Profit & Loss Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Owner’s Equity, and Statement of Cash Flow. Analyze each statement and learn to manage your business using each report as you gain a level of comfort and understanding. Learn how to monitor key areas of your financials and make timely decisions in managing your business.
Speaker: Scott Rockafellow
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Find out how to sign up to sell your merchandise and services to the Federal government and military. Increase your business with government contracts.
Speaker: Ariana Billingsley
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
As a potential business owner, get your business off on the right foot by complying with North Carolina tax laws from the beginning. Learn about topics ranging from the proper registration of your business to how to handle complicated withholding challenges to how to pay the right amount of property taxes. This seminar will give you all the information you need on your state tax obligations, freeing up your time to focus on growing the business.
Speaker: NC Dept. of Revenue
902 Herring Avenue
Wilson, NC 27893