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.
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 Month||Time||Location||Address|
|1st Monday of every month||8:30 am to 10:00 am||Downtown Goldsboro Development Corporation (DGDC)||219 N. John St.
Goldsboro, NC 27530
|2nd Tuesday of every month||8:30 am to 12:00 pm||Wayne County Chamber of Commerce||308 N. Williams St.
Goldsboro, NC 27533
|3rd Monday of every month||3:00 pm to 5:00 pm||Wayne County Public Library-Goldsboro||1001 E. Ash St.
Goldsboro, NC 27530
|1st Thursday of every month||9:00 am to 12:00 pm||Steele Memorial Library-Mount Olive||119 W. Main St.
Mount Olive, NC 28365
|3rd Thursday of every month||2:00 pm to 5:30 pm||Wayne County Library-Fremont Branch||202 N. Goldsboro St.
Fremont, NC 27830
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.
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.
Online Entrepreneurship Training (FREE)
Now 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.
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
Business and Industry Center – (919) 739-6941