June 7th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM SBC 2046 at Enka Site

Increasing Cash Flow in Your Business


In this seminar, participants will learn best practices to increase and sustain business cash flow using financial information and tax strategies.  Register online at https://www.ncsbc.net/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=20360017


June 8th, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM 112 Ramsey at Madison Site

SBA: Programs and Services for Your Small Business


Discover the programs and services offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration for start-up and existing small businesses. Find out which SBA-sponsored and SBA-funded resources are available for counseling and training small business owners in all areas of small business management (including business planning). Find out what it takes to obtain a small business loan and to access SBA financing sources in particular. Discover the SBA’s government contracting, minority and other certificate programs which can enable your small business to obtain federal government contract work.  Register online at https://www.ncsbc.net/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=20360018


June 9th, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM SBC 2046 at Enka Site

Build Your Business’ Website Using WordPress CMS


Having a web presence is critical for any business.  Learn how to build your business web platform with WordPress which is now one of the most popular website publishing platforms on the open source market. This course will offer a very thorough overview of the background, install process, setup and build out process of a WordPress website. This seminar is great for beginners but advanced WordPress users will also benefit greatly. Register online at https://www.ncsbc.net/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=20360019


June 14th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM SBC 2046 at Enka Site

Small Business Bookkeeping for Natural Products


This course will focus on getting your bookkeeping system set up correctly by discussing the chart of accounts, general administrative & selling expenses, fixed assets versus operating expenses, and options for inventory management.  Participants will learn the importance of getting the bookkeeping system set up correctly and learn how to use their system to make comparisons to industry standards and minimize tax preparation time and expense.  Register online at https://www.ncsbc.net/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=20360020



June 15th, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM SBC 2046 at Enka Site

Business of Public Contracting


This FREE seminar will mainly focus on the process of public contracting with an emphasis on assisting business owners on how to market themselves. It will also cover various forms of contracts and include additional resources that businesses can utilize to list themselves for bidding purposes.  Register online at



June 15th, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM 112 Ramsey at Madison Site

Doing Business with the Government


Thinking of selling your products or services to the government, but don’t know where to start? Already doing business with a government entity, but want to brush up on your knowledge and skills? Attend this seminar to learn more about the process of government contracting.  This seminar will de-mystify government procurement so you can make an informed decision on whether to enter (and how to get the most out of) this important market. Register online at



June 16th, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Room 111 at South Site

How to Develop and Screen Your Business Idea


This interactive seminar is for those who are taking initial steps in starting a business. Learn more about what it takes to validate the strength of your idea. Also learn to identify issues related to the industry, the market, you, your team and finances. Those in attendance will leave with a better understanding of how to assess the overall potential of any business idea prior to writing a lengthy business plan. Register online at https://www.ncsbc.net/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=20360022


June 21st, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM Room 2046 at Enka Site

How to Buy and Sell a Business


Learn more about the process of buying and selling a business.  Discover how to prepare and market your business for sale, how to analyze a business to buy and how to structure the deal.  Register online at https://www.ncsbc.net/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=20360023



June 23rd, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM SBC 2046 at Enka Site

Using WordPress to Blog for Your Business


Perhaps you have heard that WordPress is an easy way to post progressive dialogue about your business on the Internet…but how do you get started? Learn how to get your content, photos, and voice onto the Internet. Using WordPress for blogging is a great platform that is constantly updated, produces new features, and integrates better ways to import photos, videos, and links. Register online at https://www.ncsbc.net/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=20360024


HP LIFE On Demand, Online

HP LIFE Online Entrepreneurship Training

HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and small business-owners valuable business skills. HP LIFE offers participants a path to realizing their business dreams. The NC Small Business Center Network, in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), is pleased to offer this innovative program to NC entrepreneurs and small business owners free of charge! This program is self-paced, making it possible for more aspiring entrepreneurs to participate. All you have to do is register to start. Register online at https://www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=203560001




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