Entrepreneur Development


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The Wayne Business & Industry Center is committed to entrepreneurial development in our community through services offered by the Small Business Center. The Small Business Center, part of NC’s dynamic Small Business Center Network, provides one-on-one consulting services, resources, and free seminars.  Our goal is to help you realize your dream of owning your own business or making your current business more profitable.

FREE Counseling

The center provides analysis and evaluation to determine our clients’ immediate needs at the Wayne Community College Campus and other off-site locations listed below. Individual attention is provided for those clients who need detailed assistance in starting a business.

Training

The center conducts FREE seminars and workshops designed to better educate the small business person to meet the ever-increasing challenges facing small business. Some of the Core programs are offered twice a year and include:

  • How to Start a Business
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Financing the Small Business
  • Taxes and Record Keeping
  • Advertising and Marketing the Small Business

Small Business Center brings professional training opportunities to the area’s small business owners and other interested persons. Training sessions are offered as free or low-cost seminars, workshops, and short-term courses.

Most SBC seminars require a minimum of 3 pre-registered attendees before the session can be held as scheduled. By pre-registering you will be notified on any changes in the schedule.

Register for a FREE Seminar

 

Resources

The center maintains various types of business related information and current multi-media resources. Clients may check out these materials by visiting the center. The college library and other college facilities are also available. Additionally on a state and national level there are many online resources to aide you in your business planning.

Access FREE Online Resources

 

Let Us Work For You

Are you considering a new business venture? Expansion? Or perhaps just need help with an existing plan? If so, let us work for you!

We are in the business of helping businesses succeed. Whether it’s through additional training, one-on-one counseling or providing the contacts and information you need, we’re here to serve you. We understand the problems small businesses face. And best of all, the services we provide are at no cost to you.

For more information, contact:

Linda Berard at 919-739-6940 or lrberard@waynecc.edu