Small Business Center Offers Free Seminars - Wayne Community College | Goldsboro, NC

Small Business Center Offers Free Seminars

May 15, 2018

The Wayne Business and Industry Center’s Small Business Center has created a full schedule of no-cost seminars for aspiring or continuing entrepreneurs for the summer.

The seminars are:
*Business Plan Basics – 1-3 p.m., Wednesday, May 23;
*Your Small Business Taxes – 1-3 p.m., Wednesday, June 6;
* Doing Business with the Federal Government – 9 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, June 14;
* Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You?/Planning for a Healthy Business – 9 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, June 27;
* Boots to Business – 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, July 10-11; and
* Risk Management/Financial Management – 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesday, July 17.

All seminars will be held in Room 101 of the Walnut Building on the Wayne Community College campus except Boots to Business, which will be in Room 104 of the same building.

There is no charge for any of these seminars.

Descriptions of these seminars and other center offerings can be found at

Pre-registration is recommended. To sign up, go to, click on “Contact your Local SBC,” select “Wayne County,” choose an event, and click “Register.” Participants also may contact Linda Berard at (919) 739-6940 or

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

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, Dale Fey, at (919) 739-6941 or

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

Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves around 12,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 70 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.

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