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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


Monday, December 04, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Tax Planning
Small business owners will learn tips and techniques to better get their business ready for the not so far away tax season.
Speaker: Mary Davis
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Financing
In this seminar, we will discuss the history of credit scoring, how to read a credit report and what factors are used in calculating your FICO or Beacon score. Using several proven methods, your credit score could increase by 50-100 points or more within 60 days and better prepare small business owners for that loan they are seeking to acquire.
Speaker: Bob Moore
Thursday, December 07, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Managing Employees
Having great employees can be a game changer for any business. Small business owners will learn recruiting and retaining strategies to help locate, recruit and retain talented employees.
Speaker: Marjorie Hammonds
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Financing
This seminar 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. In addition, the seminar will cover the Rural Center’s Microenterprise Loan Program and provide small business owners details about its lending criteria and application process.
Speaker: JaLisha Richmond