REAL Small Business Start Up


Have you thought about starting your own business? Don’t let the uncertainty of what’s involved or the action of developing a business plan stop you!  Discover hands-on techniques and procedures for planning and opening a small business, including the personal qualities needed for entrepreneurship. Emphasis is placed on market research, finance, time management, and day-to-day activities of owning and operating a small business. Over the period of 16-weeks you will work on developing a business plan so you’re prepared to seek funding and move forward in opening your doors.

Is this Course for You?

This program is for:

  • Those that have a business idea and a strong desire to start a business in the next six to 18 months
  • Those interested in developing a business plan to seek funding whether they are already in business or will just be starting up
  • Those seeking to learn the fundamentals of owning and operating a business

Course Details:

Course Code: MLS-3871F
Start Date: January 2022
Meeting Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $186.40
Registration: Online now or by phone 704.290.5100

Will You be the Next Business Success?

“We really enjoyed learning and being in the REAL class. Through our experience at SPCC, we learned that our failures and accomplishments do not define us; they make us stronger. If at first we don’t succeed in our business endeavors, try again. We believe that we can be successful by applying what we learned with hard work, dedication and team work. It wasn’t easy and we value the lesson’s learned. Thank you.”
Mr. & Mrs. Ryan Simpson, Owners of Cake Affect

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