Small Business CenterThe Small Business Center (SBC) is dedicated to the training of potential and existing small business owners. Training sessions are offered as free seminars as well as customized individual business training events. The Small Business Center offers more than 125 free seminars each year on various business topics including: Financing, Management, Marketing, and Accounting/Record Keeping. The SBC also offers free, confidential one-on-one business consulting services to assist you in the daily operation of your business. These services can include: a Financial Analysis of Your Company, Market and Industry Research, Loan Packages, Business Plans, Marketing Plans, and Strategic Planning.
The Small Business Center maintains a Business Resource Center that is open to the public and designed for your use as you prepare your business/market plan, conduct market/industry research, and learn new tools to help you run your business better. This center is open during normal business hours and contains: Computers with Internet Access, Examples of Business Plans, Business Reference Materials, How-to Books, and Videos/DVD's.
The Small Business Center is committed to helping prospective and existing small business owners in our community succeed, leading to job creation and retention in Pitt County. We proudly contribute to the continuing education efforts of over 30,000 Pitt County residents each year.
At the state level, we are part of the North Carolina Small Business Center Network, which maintains a Small Business Center at each of the 58 NC Community Colleges.
Additionally, we do offer many online business courses through Ed2Go, our online vendor.
For more information:
Director, Small Business Center
Administrative Secretary, Small Business Center
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