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On Demand

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

November

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales
Getting Your video Mojo to Attract More Customers! This course teaches you and your team how to be more comfortable in front of the camera for selling your product or service. People identify with people naturally and with brands only after great expense and a lot of people promoting them. It is cheaper for a small business to brand themselves by bringing their most passionate people out front and the owners if possible. Cost: FREE
Speaker: Martin Brossman

December

Monday, December 04, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
This seminar is an introduction to the popular QuickBooks accounting software. Participants must have basic computer skills – how to use a mouse, etc. Cost: FREE
Speaker: Connie Haithcock
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Financing
This class is for the student that has already taken the basic Grant Writing Class but needs a more in depth look into the subject. Cost: FREE
Speaker: Dawn Morriston
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales
Speaker: Marc Morriston, ProNarrative
Thursday, December 07, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Understand the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, operations and more. Realize the importance of a self-assessment and how to evaluate the feasibility of your business idea. Discover the resources available to help you start and successfully operate your business. Cost: FREE
Speaker: Jim Ensor
Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics
Success in business begins with a plan. By committing your idea to paper, you face tough questions and identify strengths and weaknesses. Business plans are not just for financing purposes; they are working documents to guide your business. For new and established small business owners, the course will start you down the path of small business success. Cost: FREE
Speaker: Jim Ensor