Your small business isn’t small to you.
Starting and operating a small business is hard work. Fortunately, our Small Business Center is here to help! Learn how to write a business plan, secure startup capital, create an effective marketing campaign, and more. The Small Business Center (SBC) at South Piedmont Community College (SPCC) is part of a statewide network dedicated to supporting you as a hopeful entrepreneur or current small business owner. We offer free seminars, resource information, referrals and confidential counseling to help your small business thrive.
Starting a small business is a huge job.
It’s hard to know where to begin and can be even more challenging as you grow. Let us help you to discover the action steps to enable you to go from idea to operation. Learn how to define your business concept, identify and attract customers, secure funding and grow.
The Small Business Center at South Piedmont Community College is ready to help jump-start your business through its core services.
Seminars and 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.
Enter the third annual 53 Ideas Business Pitch Competition for a chance to win $10,000 in seed funding! Entries will be accepted online from May 1 – May 31. Learn more now!
Courses and Exclusive Application Based Programs
- Fast Track to Contracts: Government Contracting Boot Camp
- Level Up Business Accelerator
- Nonprofit Boot Camp
- REAL Small Business Startup
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.
How can I get involved?
The Small Business Center is always seeking top talent with a passion for helping small businesses succeed.
- Submit a Presenter Interest Form if you are a trainer with an idea for a seminar.
- Submit a Volunteer Counselor Application to lend your expertise through one-on-one counseling.