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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


Tue 26

Dynamite Marketing for Small Businesses

Jan 26 at 2:00 pm3:00 pm
Thu 28
Feb 03

Finding Money for Your Business Post Covid

Feb 3 at 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Feb 08
Feb 09

Creating a Winning Business Plan

Feb 9 at 2:00 pm3:00 pm
Feb 15

Facebook™ Messenger

Feb 15 at 7:00 pm
Feb 22
Mar 03