Spring Business Seminars Announced

The Wayne Business and Industry Center at Wayne Community College announces its spring 2014 schedule of free seminars designed to prepare the business person to meet the challenges facing small businesses.

The seminars are:
How to Write a Business Plan, 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 9, Walnut 101;
Business Basics 101, 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 16, Walnut 101;
Small Business Cash Flow Management, 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, Walnut 101;
Should My Business Be Certified?, 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30, Walnut 101;
Low Cost Marketing Ideas, 5:50-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 6, Walnut 101;
Introduction to Grant Writing, 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, Walnut 101;
Small Business Marketing with Pinterest, 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20, Walnut 104;
Appointment with an Accountant, 30-minutes sessions 2-7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, Walnut 109;
Lean Thinking for Small Businesses, 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 10, Walnut 104;
QuickBooks for Small Businesses, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, Magnolia 220;
What Is the Value of My Business or the One I Want to Buy?, 6-9 p.m., Thursday, May 1, Walnut 101;
WordPress: Creating Your Own Website, 6-9 p.m., Thursday, May 8, Walnut 101; and
Credit 101: Raise Your Score, 6-9 p.m., Thursday, May 15, Walnut 101.

Descriptions of these seminars and other center offerings can be found at www.wayneworksnc.com.

There is no charge for the seminars except the QuickBooks class for which there is a $5 “technology fee.”

To pre-register, go to www.ncsbc.net, click on “Contact Your Local SBC,” select “Wayne County,” choose the seminar, and click on “Register.” You may also call (919) 739-6940. Please complete and bring to the seminar the registration form found under the “Small Business Center” heading at www.wayneworksnc.com.

The Wayne Business and Industry Center offers “on time” and “on target” training, counseling, education, and technical services to business and industry in Wayne County. WBIC involves all levels of business and professional organizations in the local community through four main avenues: the WORKS Initiative, Small Business Center, Military Business Center, and Customized Training Program.

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 15,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 100 college credit programs.

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