Small Business Center Providing Free Summer Seminars

April 29, 2022

Wayne Business and Industry Center’s Small Business Center has scheduled more than a dozen seminars for aspiring and progressing entrepreneurs over the next few months.

The seminars are:
Think Like a Leader – 2-4 p.m., May 10;
How to Market Your Small Business the Right Way Without Going Broke – 2-4 p.m., May 11;
Budgeting and Cash Flow – 3-4:30 p.m., May 16;
How to Do Business Financials – 2-3:30 p.m., May 18;
Making Leadership Magical! How to Positively Lead a Small Business Team – 1-3 p.m., May 19;
Sales and Use Tax Basics – 10 a.m.-12 p.m., May 24;
How to Build Good Bookkeeping Habits – 2-4 p.m., May 25;
Now That You Are Ready to Change the World:  How to Start a Non-profit – 6-9 p.m., June 7;
Withholding Tax Basics – 2-4 p.m., June 8;
Grant Writing for Non-Profits-  2-5 p.m., June 16;
QuickBooks Essentials – 10 a.m.-12 p.m., June 20; and
Webinar en Espanol Taller de Impuestos Sobre Ventas y Uso – 1-4 p.m., July 19.

With the exception of the seminar on grant writing which will be presented in-person on campus, these sessions will be held on either WebEx or Zoom. The link to each seminar will be emailed to the participant after the registration process is complete.

The Boots 2 Business seminar is an entrepreneurial education and training program that provides an overview of business ownership specifically for active-duty military, military dependents, and veterans. The two-day workshops are scheduled for 9 a.m.-1 p.m., June 6 and 7; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., July 11 and 12; and 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 1 and 2. They will be presented in a combination of online and in-person sessions on the college campus.

There is no charge for any of these seminars.

To get descriptions and register for these seminars, go to For more information, call 919-739-6941.

In addition to offering seminars, the Small Business Center provides access to resources and one-on-one counseling for exploring business ideas, starting a business, or expanding an existing business. For assistance with new business ventures, expansions, or an existing business, contact the center’s director, Kimberly Gamlin, at 919-739-6941 or

The Small Business Center is part of NC’s dynamic Small Business Center Network and 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 10,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 165 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.