Small Business Center Provides Government Business Certificate - Wayne Community College | Goldsboro, NC

Small Business Center Provides Government Business Certificate

January 24, 2019

Wayne Community College will hold four seminars on how to sell products and services to the federal government.

The “How To Do Business with the Federal Government” series supplies the information necessary to be awarded federal government contracts. It is provided by the Small Business Center of the Wayne Business and Industry Center in partnership with the North Carolina Military Business Center.

The seminars are:
* Doing Business with the Federal Government: Contracting 101 – 3-5:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 14;
* Finding and Understanding Federal Solicitations – 3-5:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28;
* Introduction to Basic Proposal Writing – 3-5:30 p.m., Thursday, March 14; and
* Small Business Programs, Set Asides, and Limitations on Subcontracting – 3-5:30 p.m., Thursday, March 28.

Descriptions of these seminars and other center offerings can be found at under the “Training” tab.

All seminars will be held on the college’s campus.

Participants who attend all four of the seminars will receive a certificate.

There is no charge for any of these seminars.

Seats are limited so registration is required for each seminar. To sign up, go to, click the “Training” button, select “Wayne Community College Small Business Center,” choose an event, and click “Register Online.” Participants also may contact Linda Berard at (919) 739-6940 or

Failure to attend a seminar will result in cancellation of registration for the remaining seminars.

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.

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 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. Wayne Community College’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.

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