Leadership Seminars Lead to Certificate

The Wayne Business and Industry Center will offer a set of seminars that can lead to a leadership certificate for participants.

The free Leadership Series includes a seminar every Thursday afternoon for five weeks that will provide the knowledge and tools necessary to manage time and people to achieve company and personal goals.

The seminars are geared toward small business owners and entrepreneurs, and are open to the public.

The sessions and their presenters are
Sept. 24, “Making Leadership Magical” by John Formica;
Oct. 1, “Leadership Essentials” by Cathy Graham;
Oct. 8, “Leadership Skills” by Thomas Patrick;
Oct. 15, “Understanding Different Ages and Generations” by Emily Balance; and
Oct. 22, “Leading through Uncertainly” by Olalah Njenga.

All will be held 3-5 p.m. in Room 101 of the Walnut Building on Wayne Community College’s main campus in Goldsboro.

To earn a certificate, “graduates” of the program must attend four of the five seminars.

To pre-register, go to www.ncsbc.net, click on “Contact your Local SBC,” select “Wayne County,” choose an event, and click “Register” or call (919) 739-6940. 

For more information on these seminars and others offered this fall, go to www.wayneworksnc.com.

Wayne Community College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs. Anyone who anticipates needing accommodation or has questions about access should contact Linda Berard at (919) 739-6940.

This seminar is provided by the Small Business Center which is a component of the Wayne Business and Industry Center at Wayne Community College.

In addition to offering seminars, the Small Business Center provides access to business resources and one-on-one counseling for exploring business ideas, starting a business, or expanding an existing business. For assistance with business plans, licensing, taxes, federal and state government regulations, business ownership, loan and grant proposals, money sources, market research, cash flow projections, or business management, contact the center’s director, Scott Wolford, at (919) 739-6941 or sawolford@waynecc.edu.

Wayne Community College is a public, two-year college with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, it serves 14,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 100 college credit programs.

Wayne Community College’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.

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