Student who complete all five classes below will receive a BCCC Certificate of Completion

How to Start a Small Business
David Mayo will answer questions like: Are you ready to start a business? What are the advantages and disadvantages of a new business? Where
do I obtain permits and licenses? What tax information is needed and where do I find it? How do I maintain objectivity?

3:00pm-5:00pm Mon May 13 Fee: No Charge
2 hrs Washington Co. Center in Roper, NC

How to Write a Business Plan
Starting a small business is a huge step for anyone. David Mayo will help students with the fundamentals of writing a business plan, the foundation
for success when making a decision to start a new business or acquire an existing business. It is key when it comes to seeking funds for a business.

5:30pm-7:30pm Mon May 13 Fee: No Charge
2 hrs Washington Co. Center in Roper, NC

Marketing and Advertising for Your Business
Drawing attention to your business is tougher than ever before. Large chain stores, a challenging economy, the Internet, etc. have made the small
business venture often times frustrating. BUT you can take matters into your hands and discover what you can do to bring customers to you. In
this seminar David Mayo will teach low cost advertising/marketing strategies and methods, creating a marketing plan, scoring greater sales with
current customers, and other “tricks” of the trade. MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS is a seminar you will want to be a part of and it is absolutely free!

3:00pm-5:00pm Mon May 20 Fee: No Charge
2 hrs Washington Co. Center in Roper, NC

Financing Your Business
Starting your own business is part of the American dream. You’ve given this thought and sought advice. You are just about ready to begin. Then
you ask yourself; how do I finance my business; who can give me good, solid, reliable advice; are there loans/grants available to assist me?; what
should I be aware of? The economy can be tough, so consider taking this course.

5:30pm-7:30pm Mon May 20 Fee: No Charge
2 hrs Washington Co. Center in Roper, NC

Recordkeeping and Taxes for Small Business
Do you know your product or service upside down and backwards, BUT the numbers just drive you up the wall? Do you really work hard, but always
seem to run out of cash at the end of the month? This seminar will help you understand the financial aspects of your business. We’ll talk about
tax issues. You’ll become familiar with those financial terms that confuse you, but are the road map to your success. Keith Kidwell is your presenter.
You will learn… What makes your business thrive and grow? What is a CPA and when and how do you use them? How to understand financial
statements. What your banker is looking for? What federal and state reports are required? If I made that much money, where is it?

2:00pm-5:00pm Mon Jun 3 Fee: No Charge
3 hrs Washington Co. Center in Roper, NC

For more information or to register, please contact:
Lentz Stowe, Director of the Small Business Center
Phone: 252-940-6306

Yashonti Hunt
Washington County Workforce & Continuing Education Coordinator