Small Business Center

The Small Business Center at Vance-Granville Community College was created to provide the small businesses of the community with a focal point for training, education, counseling and referral. The Small Business Center addresses the continuing need for updated information, refinement of management skills and the improvement of profit advantage in risk-taking. Special attention is given to the critical areas of capital formation and prevention of business failures. The Small Business Center program offerings and services include the following:

  1. Seminars and short courses designed to provide small business owners with updated information on various business topics.
  2. Counseling services to new and existing small businesses provided by Small Business Center.  A request for counseling may be made here.
  3. Referrals to appropriate agencies.
  4. Maintaining a network of linkages with Chambers of Commerce, Small Business Administration, economic development agencies, related educational and development agencies, business volunteers, Department of Economic Development, banks and other financial institutions.
  5. A resource and information center provided for use by new and existing small businesses.

For more information on the Small Business Center, send an email to smallbusiness@vgcc.edu or call (252) 738-3240 or (252) 738-3300.

Find us on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/vgccsmallbusinesscenter.

 

To register for any of the free seminars listed below and to see a full description, click here

 

MAIN CAMPUS
Course Total Hours Start Date End Date Location Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor End Time Room Number Fee Registration Deadline
Ten Steps to Starting a Business 3 09/11/2018 09/11/2018 6:00pm T Jess McLamb 9:00pm 7109 $0 9/4/18
How to WOW Customers as soon as they walk in your salon 3 09/11/2018 09/11/2018 12:00pm T Steve Carver 3:00pm 7109 $0 9/4/18
How to Start & Grow Your Salon 3 09/11/2018 09/11/2018 8:00am T Steve Carver 11:00am 7109 $0 9/4/18
Using Excel for Your Small Business 3 09/13/2018 09/13/2018 1:00pm TH Rosaline Dunklen 4:00pm 7102 $0 9/6/18
Tax Planning and Reporting for a Small Business 2 09/25/2018 09/25/2018 6:00 PM T M. Burns 8:00 PM 7109 $0 9/21/2018
How to Write a Business Plan 3 10/09/2018 10/09/2018 6:00pm T Ed Ormsbry 9:00pm 7109 $0 10/2/18
How to Start a New Business / 500 Home Based Ideas 3 10/09/2018 10/09/2018 1:00pm T Ed Ormsbry 4:00pm 7109 $0 10/3/18
Facebook Made Easy 2 10/10/2018 10/10/2018 11:00 AM W C. Pennix-Brown 1:00 PM 7102 $0 10/05/2018
Basics of Bookkeeping 3 10/16/2018 10/16/2018 6:00pm T Jess McLamb 9:00pm 7109 $0 10/9/18
Leadership Development for the Small Business Owner 3 10/17/2018 10/17/2018 1:00 PM W 7109 H. Ponder 4:00 PM $0
What Laws Have an Effect on Your Small Business as an Employer/Employee Relationship 3 10/17/2018 10/17/2018 9:00 AM W H. Ponder 12:00 PM 7109 $0 10/10/18
Using Outlook for Your Small Business 3 10/23/2018 10/23/2018 1:00pm T Rosaline Dunklen 4:00pm 7102 $0 10/16/18
Crowdfunding and other creative ways to get money for Small Business 3 10/25/2018 10/25/2018 6:00pm TH Martin Brossman 9:00pm 7109 $0 10/18/18
Crowdfunding and other creative ways to get money for Small Business 3 10/25/2018 10/25/2018 6:00pm TH Martin Brossman 9:00pm 7109 $0 10/18/18
Marketing Your Business with Pinterest & Instagram 3 10/25/2018 10/25/2018 1:00pm TH Martin Brossman 4:00pm 7102 $0 10/18/18
Franklin County
Course Total Hours Start Date End Date Location Class Time Meeting Days Instructor End Time Room Number Fee Registration Deadline
Maximizing Holiday Sales 2 09/19/2018 09/19/2018 Youngsville Community House 11:00 AM W M. McConchie 1:00 PM TBD $0 9/13/2018
Business Resources for Your Small Business 1.5 10/17/2018 10/17/2018 Louisburg Police Training Center 11:30 AM W TBD 1:00 PM $0
WARREN CAMPUS
Course Total Hours Start Date End Date Location Class Time Meeting Days Instructor End Time Room Number Fee Registration Deadline
How to Increase Your Credit Score to Over 740 points; Prepare for 3 09/20/2018 09/20/2018 6:00pm TH Bob Moore 9:00pm TBD $0 9/6/18
Granville County
Course Total Hours Start Date End Date Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Instructor End Time Fee Registration Deadline
NC REAL Agricultural Entrepreneurship (MLS 3871A-001 54760) 21 09/25/2018 11/06/2018 Granville Co Expo & Convention Center Register 3:00 PM T C. Harvey 6:00 PM $95 (tuition & textbook) 9/18/18
Instagram Made Easy 2 10/10/2018 10/10/2018 Richard H. Thornton Library 2:00 PM W C. Pennix-Brown 4:00 PM $0 10/03/2018
Warren County
Course Total Hours Start Date End Date Location Class Time Meeting Days Instructor End Time Fee Registration Deadline
7th Annual Small Business Summit 3 10/15/2018 10/15/2018 Warren Armory 5:00pm M Various 8:00pm $0 10/8/18
FRANKLIN CAMPUS
Course Total Hours Start Date End Date Location Class Time Meeting Days Instructor End Time Room Number Fee Registration Deadline
Licenses, Recordkeeping & Tax Issues for Small Businesses 3 11/06/2018 11/06/2018 6:00 PM T E. Ormsby 9:00 PM TBD $0 10/30/2018
Ten Steps to Starting a Business 3 12/04/2018 12/04/2018 6:00pm TH Jess McLamb 9:00pm TBD $0 11/27/18