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Small Business Center Seminars & Workshop


Leadership Development for Small Business Owners - Jan. 17 I 6 - 9 p.m.

This seminar will help participants recognize the leadership qualities they already possess and those they may not. We will discuss how to develop and utilize these qualities effectively. In addition, this seminar addresses such topics as dealing with and managing conflict, motivating and team building and more.

Cost: FREE

Location

Honeycutt Center, Laurinburg

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Phone - (910) 410-1687
Email - wofarrah@richmondcc.edu


QuickBooks 1 for Small Business Onwers - Jan. 24 I 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & OuickBooks II - Jan. 24 I 1 - 4 p.m.

QuickBooks 1 is one of the most popular accounting software packages for small businesses and can be used to manage and track financial performance and records. This seminar is designed to help small business owners integrate QuickBooks into their daily operation and better manage their business. In this seminar you will learn the bookkeeping habits of successful entrepreneurs.  

QuickBooks 2 intermediate/advanced look at QuickBooks is design to give business owners the tools needed to maximize the financial and accounting functions of their business. 

Cost: FREE

Location

Cole Auditorium
Main Campus, Hamlet

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Register Here - QuickBooks 2

Phone- (910) 410-1687
Email - wofarrah@richmondcc.edu


Using Office 365 to Enhance Your Small Business - Feb. 5 I 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Most any small business can send and receive mail, create a PowerPoint presentation or create a spreadsheet. But where is the real value? How can you use these common business functions to increase your efficiency and profitability?  Having Office 365 and understanding how to utilize all of its functions will allow your business to:

  • Maximize efficiency
  • Do more with less
  • Share valuable information
  • Collaborate with others
  • Learn to create, communicate and collaborate more effectively in today’s world 
  • Exploring Small Business Ownership   

Cost: FREE

Location

Cole Auditorium
RichmondCC's Main Campus

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Phone - (910) 410-1687
Email - wofarrah@richmondcc.edu


Diversified Funding Strategies for Successful Nonprofits - March 12 I 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This workshop is a game changer for board members or staff members who are ready to develop the new, diverse funding streams needed to sustain and grow the organization. Participants will evaluate the pros and cons of diversified funding, best practices for new capacity building opportunities, the primary elements of successful fundraising, and time management skills needed to navigate a new world of resource development. At the end of this session, you will be able to: Understand how diversified funding streams contribute to long-term sustainability and success, Identify new ways to generate the resources and dollars you need to support and grow your programs, projects and /or services. Explain the characteristics of and best practices for successful fundraising Avoid common pitfalls when tackling multiple funding streams simultaneously. Gain time management techniques needed to juggle fundraising on multiple fronts.

Cost: FREE

Location

Cole Auditorium
RichmondCC's Main Campus

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Phone - (910) 410-1687
Email - wofarrah@richmondcc.edu


Donor Relations that Build Donor retention - March 12 I 1 - 4 p.m.

Participants in this workshop will engage in conversations and focus on increasing the levels of giving to their cause. At the end of this session, you will be able to: Understand the role relationship-building plays in a non-profit’s fundraising success. Practice strategies for productive interactions with donors and potential donors. Develop strategies to generate actions from your donor base. Identify methods for ongoing communication with your donors to build lasting relationships.

Cost: FREE

Location

Cole Auditorium
RichmondCC's Main Campus

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Phone - (910) 410-1687
Email - wofarrah@richmondcc.edu


Proactive  Grant Writing - March 13 I 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This Seminar reviews the questions non-profits need to answer prior to searching and applying for grant funds, outlines the 7 basic elements of most proposals, and shows participants how to match their needs to funder priorities. Participants focus on the major questions that need to be answered prior to a grant application and incorporating these answers into research and ultimately a competitive proposal.

Cost: FREE

Location

Cole Auditorium
RichmondCC's Main Campus

Register Here

Phone - (910) 410-1687
Email - wofarrah@richmondcc.edu

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