The Nash Community College Small Business Center (SBC) provides free, confidential counseling services for new and existing businesses. Available on an as-needed basis, our services act as a sounding board for ideas and concerns that clients may have about their business. Our staff can meet with clients on-campus or at their place of business.
Small Business Center Development Series
The SBC offers a variety of workshops and courses to help small businesses be successful. Check the event list on the right for dates and times of upcoming seminars and workshops. We also offer the Small Business Development Series which includes the following seminars:
- How to Start A Business
- How to Write a Business Plan
- Financing a Business
- Bookkeeping and Taxes
These seminars are free and are offered to potential and existing entrepreneurs.
Chamber of Commerce Partnership
The SBC co-sponsors programs with the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce such as Lunch N Learn seminars and more in-depth seminars address topics of interest to area businesses and their employees. These seminars are available to all persons and incur a nominal fee for materials.
The SBC also works with the Chamber on the Business Expo and Small Business Appreciation Month/ Awards Banquet.
Business & Industry Training
Certification training is offered for small businesses to assist in meeting regulatory requirements. They are ServSafe, Vehicle Safety Inspection, OBD Emissions Inspection and Notary Public.
Utilizing the combined resources within the NCC Continuing Education Department, almost any business or industry training need can be met.
Complimentary Resource Center
The SBC resource center is free and open to the public. The library of professional resources includes books, pamphlets, video and a computer equipped with internet access.