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

 

WARREN CAMPUS
Course Total Hours Meeting Days Instructor Start Date End Date End Time Class Time Room Number Fee Registration Deadline Location
Creating An Online Store 2 TH C. Pennix-Brown 04/25/2018 04/25/2018 6:00 PM 4:00 PM W4122 $0 4/20/18
Video Marketing Made Easy 2 TH C. Pennix-Brown 04/25/2018 04/25/2018 4:00 PM 2:00 PM W4122 $0 04/20/18
How to Increase Your Credit Score to Over 740 points; Prepare for 3 TH Bob Moore 09/20/2018 09/20/2018 9:00pm 6:00pm TBD $0 9/6/18
MAIN CAMPUS
Course Total Hours Meeting Days Instructor Start Date End Date End Time Class Time Room Number Fee Registration Deadline Location
Ten Steps to Starting a Business 3 T J. McLamb 05/01/2018 05/01/2018 9:00 PM 6:00 PM $0 4/24/2018
Mobile Food Truck Entrepreneurship Series 6 T Ray Chow 05/08/2018 05/22/2018 8:00 PM 6:00 PM 7109 (Must register & pay for Personal Enrichment Art of the Food Truck) 4/24/18
Introduction to Canva for Your Small Business 2 W Linda LaBelle 08/01/2018 08/01/2018 1:00 PM 11:00 AM 7102 $0 07/27/2018
Ten Steps to Starting a Business 3 T Jess McLamb 09/11/2018 09/11/2018 9:00pm 6:00pm 7109 $0 9/4/18
How to WOW Customers as soon as they walk in your salon 3 T Steve Carver 09/11/2018 09/11/2018 3:00pm 12:00pm 7109 $0 9/4/18
How to Start & Grow Your Salon 3 T Steve Carver 09/11/2018 09/11/2018 11:00am 8:00am 7109 $0 9/4/18
Excel for Your Small Business 3 TH Rosaline Dunklen 09/13/2018 09/13/2018 4:00pm 1:00pm 7102 $0 9/6/18
How to Write a Business Plan 3 T Ed Ormsbry 10/09/2018 10/09/2018 9:00pm 6:00pm 7109 $0 10/2/18
How to Start a New Business / 500 Home Based Ideas 3 T Ed Ormsbry 10/09/2018 10/09/2018 4:00pm 1:00pm 7109 $0 10/3/18
Facebook Made Easy 2 W C. Pennix-Brown 10/10/2018 10/10/2018 1:00 PM 11:00 AM 7102 $0 10/05/2018
Basics of Bookkeeping 3 T Jess McLamb 10/16/2018 10/16/2018 9:00pm 6:00pm 7109 $0 10/9/18
Outlook for Your Small Business 3 T Rosaline Dunklen 10/23/2018 10/23/2018 4:00pm 1:00pm 7102 $0 10/16/18
Crowdfunding and other creative ways to get money for Small Business 3 TH Martin Brossman 10/25/2018 10/25/2018 9:00pm 6:00pm 7109 $0 10/18/18
Crowdfunding and other creative ways to get money for Small Business 3 TH Martin Brossman 10/25/2018 10/25/2018 9:00pm 6:00pm 7109 $0 10/18/18
Marketing Your Business with Pinterest & Instagram 3 TH Martin Brossman 10/25/2018 10/25/2018 4:00pm 1:00pm 7102 $0 10/18/18
Granville County
Course Total Hours Meeting Days Instructor Start Date End Date End Time Class Time Fee Registration Deadline Register Location
Facebook Made Easy 2 W C. Pennix-Brown 05/16/2018 05/16/2018 5:00 PM 3:00 PM $0 05/11/2018 Hix Gym
Staying Healthy While Running Your Small Business T S. Crews 06/05/2018 06/05/2018 $0 06/01/2018 Hix Gym Classroom
NC REAL Agricultural Entrepreneurship (MLS 3871A-001 54760) 21 T C. Harvey 09/25/2018 11/06/2018 6:00 PM 3:00 PM $95 (tuition & textbook) 9/18/18 Register Granville Co Expo & Convention Center
Vance County
Course Total Hours Meeting Days Instructor Start Date End Date End Time Class Time Fee Registration Deadline Location
Wellness Tips for the Small Business Owner 1.5 W Brandon Taylor 05/16/2018 05/16/2018 1:00pm 11:30am $0 5/9/18 Henderson-Vance Chamber
FRANKLIN CAMPUS
Course Total Hours Meeting Days Instructor Start Date End Date End Time Class Time Room Number Fee Registration Deadline Location
How to Maximize Your Strategic Social Media Plan 2 W C. Pennix-Brown 05/16/2018 05/16/2018 1:00 PM 11:00 AM F3101 $0 5/10/2018
Basic Low Cost Recordkeeping 2 T S. Brisson 06/26/2018 06/26/2018 8:00 PM 6:00 PM TBD $0 6/22/2018
LinkedIn Made Easy 2 W C. Pennix-Brown 08/15/2018 08/15/2018 1:00 PM 11:00 AM F3101 $0 8/9/2018
Maximizing Holiday Sales 2 W M. McConchie 09/19/2018 09/19/2018 1:00 PM 11:00 AM TBD $0 9/13/2018
Ten Steps to Starting a Business 3 TH Jess McLamb 12/04/2018 12/04/2018 9:00pm 6:00pm TBD $0 11/27/18
Franklin County
Course Total Hours Meeting Days Instructor Start Date End Date End Time Class Time Fee Registration Deadline Location
Basic Bookkeeping Using QuickBooks Pro 3 W S. Brisson 06/27/2018 06/27/2018 4:00 PM 1:00 PM $0 06/22/18 Wake Electric
Understanding Financial Statements 3 W S. Brisson 06/27/2018 06/27/2018 12:00 PM 9:00 AM $0 6/22/18 Wake Electric
Warren County
Course Total Hours Meeting Days Instructor Start Date End Date End Time Class Time Fee Registration Deadline Location
7th Annual Small Business Summit 3 M Various 10/15/2018 10/15/2018 8:00pm 5:00pm $0 10/8/18 Warren Armory