Business and Industry

Small Business Center

small business centerThe 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.


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.

Summer Semester Off Site Counseling Schedule
May 16 to August 15

Day of the MonthTimeLocationAddress
1st Monday of every month8:30 am to 10:00 amDowntown Goldsboro Development Corporation (DGDC)219 N. John St.
Goldsboro, NC 27530
2nd Tuesday of every month8:30 am to 12:00 pmWayne County Chamber of Commerce308 N. Williams St.
Goldsboro, NC 27533
3rd Monday of every month3:00 pm to 5:00 pmWayne County Public Library-Goldsboro1001 E. Ash St.
Goldsboro, NC 27530
1st Thursday of every month9:00 am to 12:00 pmSteele Memorial Library-Mount Olive119 W. Main St.
Mount Olive, NC 28365
3rd Thursday of every month2:00 pm to 5:30 pmWayne County Library-Fremont Branch202 N. Goldsboro St.
Fremont, NC 27830

Request a free counseling appointment.

Click here to view the Small Business Center Seminars flyer for Summer 2018Training

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:

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.

Register for a FREE seminar. 


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 to free online resources.

Online Entrepreneurship Training (FREE)

hp logoNow available via the Wayne Community College Small Business Center, HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that trains budding entrepreneurs and small business owners to improve and strengthen the business skills needed to move your business forward. Training courses are innovative, interactive and most importantly – free of charge.

Register now!

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.

How to Contact Us

Dale Fey or Linda Berard

Business and Industry Center – (919) 739-6941

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