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Small Business Counseling and Training

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Small Business Center (SBC) offers the information and assistance you’ll need to succeed with your small business, including help with marketing, sales, bookkeeping and management. SBC, a state-funded organization and part of the Small Business Center Network, offers free services including:

  • Confidential one-on-one counseling to help you build a successful business
  • Training and technical assistance with starting your business
  • Business skills seminars, workshops and courses
  • Resource and referral services — your one-stop entrepreneur’s shop
  • A small business library

To get started, submit a request for counseling. The Small Business Center director will contact you within five business days to schedule an appointment.

Upcoming Events

North Carolina Community College SBC Workshops


Mon 21

Grant Writing

Sep 21 at 6:00 pm7:30 pm
Mon 28
Mon 28

Best Small Business to Start Right Now

Sep 28 at 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Oct 12

Creating a Winning Business Plan

Oct 12 at 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Oct 14

Newest Changes to Instagram™

Oct 14 at 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Oct 14

Newest Changes to Facebook™ Pages

Oct 14 at 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Oct 15