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On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: HP LIFE
HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and small business-owners valuable business skills. HP LIFE offers participants a path to realizing their business dreams. The NC Small Business Center Network, in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), is pleased to offer this innovative program to NC entrepreneurs and small business owners free of charge! This program is self-paced, making it possible for more aspiring entrepreneurs to participate. All you have to do is register to start.
Speaker: Various
Location: Online


Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Come and join the A-B Tech Small Business Center and Small Business and Technology Development Center for this collaborative event aimed at preparing small business owners, entrepreneurs, and creative minded individuals for business planning. Find out how to assess your business ownership skills and the feasibility of your idea. Participants will also learn what type of information is needed in order to produce a viable and successful business plan. Session handouts will include the SBTDC Business Startup and Resource Guide, a business plan outline, additional planning documents, and helpful resources to guide the planning process. There will be an opportunity for discussion and to ask questions about specific aspects of business. This session is FREE and open to anyone interested in starting a business, but registration is required in order to secure seating.
Speaker: SBTDC & SBC
Wednesday, December 02, 2015 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
The seminar will mainly focus on the process of public contracting with an emphasis on assisting business owners on how to market themselves. It will also cover various forms of contacts and include additional resources that businesses can utilize to list themselves for bidding purposes. Presented by the City of Asheville.
Speaker: Brenda Mills
Saturday, December 05, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
This seminar covers accounting basics that every small business owner should know. Learn your responsibilities for taxation and record-keeping to ensure you are in compliance with Federal, State and local regulations. Presented by SCORE.
Speaker: SCORE
Thursday, December 10, 2015 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
Group Accounting Session to answer general accounting questions for new and current small businesses.
Speaker: Amy and Josh Sullivan
Saturday, December 12, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Are you looking to buy or sell a business? Learn how to evaluate a business, acquire funding, and find success.
Speaker: SCORE