BCC offering free business seminars

DUBLIN – The Small Business Center of Bladen Community College is offering free business seminars in June.

They are:

— The Top Ten Management Survival Skills is scheduled for Wednesday, June 1, from 1-2 p.m. This workshop gives you the tools you need to become a more effective manager. The class meets in building 2 on the Dublin campus.

— On Thursday, June 2, the college will host Google Analytics for Business Owners from 1-2 p.m. This workshop is also on campus in Building 2.

— The N.C. Cooperative Extension Office is hosting the Regional Web Page Marketing Design Workshop for Farmers on Thursday, June 9, from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. This seminar will include hands-on computer training.

— Popular speaker Bob Moore will present “So You Think You Want to Start a Business” on Thursday, June 9, from 6:30–9 p.m. During this seminar, attendees will evaluate their personal strengths and weaknesses, and assess their chances of successful entrepreneurship.

— On Tuesday, June 14, the Bladen County Public Library in Elizabethtown will host Social Media for Non-Profits at 2:30 p.m. This workshop provides practical advice for creating a solid e-strategy for building relationships and donations for your business or organization. Also on June 14th is a fun and interactive seminar Getting Your Business Online. This workshop meets from 6-8 P.M. on the East Arcadia Campus.

— A hands-on lab seminar, Online Tools and Apps for Small Business, is scheduled on Monday, June 27, from 2-4 p.m. in building 2, room 207 on the BCC main campus. This seminar will explore “freemium” apps and online tools that enable small businesses and startups to avoid costs while establishing their business in areas such as HR, invoicing, CRM, communication, marketing, and time, finance and document management.

All seminars are open to the public and provided at no charge due to special funding arrangements for the Small Business Center and Bladen Community College.

To register for any of the seminars or for more information, contact Todd Lyden, Small Business Center director, at 910-879.5572 or register online at https://www.ncsbc.net/center.aspx?center=75040