Business & Community Partners

Business & Industry Training

Chris Rivera
Vice President for Business Solutions 

For more information visit: https://spcc.edu/areas-of-study/business-and-industry-training/

If you are a business interested in sponsoring an apprenticeship, or if you are a current high school senior, high school graduate, or working adult interested in apprenticeship opportunities, please contact Russell Carpenter at rcarpenter@spcc.edu, or 704-290-5892

For more information visit https://spcc.edu/areas-of-study/business-and-industry-training/apprenticeships/ 

Business Office (Accounts Receivable)

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday:  8 am – 3 pm 

Elizabteth Suggs, Accounts Receivable Technician  
Phone: 704–272-5355  

Amy Williams, Accounts Receivable Coordinator  
Phone: 704–272-5354   

Small Business Center

Renee Hode, Director of Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Our Services

Seminars and Special Events
Take advantage of regularly scheduled no-cost seminars designed to fit your busy schedule and bolster your business knowledge. View our current schedule now

REAL Entrepreneurship Program
One of the most unique and comprehensive courses entrepreneurs can take advantage of is the REAL Entrepreneurship program. For those who are interested in developing a comprehensive business plan and studying the potential of their business idea, this six-week course provides a hands-on, experiential learning environment to move your business from the idea stage to a written plan. This class costs $125 plus $25 for course materials. For more information email sbc@spcc.edu.

Confidential Counseling
Whether you need help with ideation, business planning, business growth, problem solving, or marketing talk one-on-one with a counselor.

Resource Information and Referrals
The SBC’s resource center offers lending and use of books, guides, and internet-connected computer workstations to help you research, plan, and develop your business. Staff can also provide referrals to State and local agencies that can assist you throughout your entrepreneurial journey. View helpful links now.

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