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Free Seminars/Webinars

Harnett

Please check each individual seminar to see its location and registration information. Attend any 5 seminars with the Core Business Seminar (CBS) designation, and you will receive an Entrepreneurial Foundation Certificate.

Call 910-892-2884 to pre-register or for more information about Harnett seminars.

  • Connection is Key: Succeeding with a 21st Century Workforce

    Jul
    13

    The front-line manager is the key link between the employee and the organization and a strong connection is at the heart of retention. As author and consultant Marcus Buckingham said, “People join organizations and leave managers.” What do workers need from their organizations and managers? - Recognition for doing a good job - Frequent and timely feedback - Personal opportunities for development (work and life)

    • Start • End Date: 07/13/2022 • 07/13/2022
    • Day: W
    • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Mike Collins
    • Location Code: Harnett County (Harnett County -See Details)
    • Building Location: The Currinton, 105 E Broad St. Dunn, NC
  • Business Startup Summit

    Aug
    16

    Understand the basics of starting a business in this one-day summit that takes you from idea to opportunity. If you're overwhelmed and not sure where to start, we are here for you! We will provide all the resources you need and answer key questions like: What official forms do you need? What are the costs? Do you need an attorney? And How do I get funding for my business? One lucky attendee will win a business startup package including a $250 gift card and a one-year subscription to LivePlan business planning software.

    • Start • End Date: 08/16/2022 • 08/16/2022
    • Day: Tu
    • Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Several Presenters
    • Location Code: Harnett County (Harnett County -See Details)
    • Building Location: Harnett Co. Resource Center & Library
  • Creating a Winning Business Plan - Part 1

    Aug
    29

    In this 5-part series, participants will create a business plan. Part 1 offers an introduction to business startup including how to describe the key problem or unmet need that you will address for your customers, how your company will address the problem you identified, and how you will meet your customers’ needs. You’ll also discover how to describe your target market and how to break them down into segments �" that is, recognizable customer types with similar demographics, needs, and expectations. This seminar will conclude with a discussion on researching your competitors and identifying how your product or service differs from your competition. (Capacity 20)

    • Start • End Date: 08/29/2022 • 08/29/2022
    • Day: M
    • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Mike Collins
    • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
    • Building Location: Cafeteria
  • Creating a Winning Business Plan - Part 2

    Aug
    31

    • Start • End Date: 08/31/2022 • 08/31/2022
    • Day: W
    • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Mike Collins
    • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
    • Building Location: Cafeteria
  • Creating a Winning Business Plan - Part 3

    Sep
    07

    In Part 3, participants will create financial projections for their business and evaluate their business model. (Capacity 20)

    • Start • End Date: 09/07/2022 • 09/07/2022
    • Day: W
    • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Terri Brown
    • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
    • Building Location: Cafeteria
  • Creating a Winning Business Plan - Part 4

    Sep
    12

    During Part 4, you will gain an understanding of how to most effectively and efficiently use the many marketing tools available, explore the components of an effective marketing plan, and create a marketing strategy. (Capacity 20)

    • Start • End Date: 09/12/2022 • 09/12/2022
    • Day: M
    • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Michael Barbera
    • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
    • Building Location: Cafeteria
  • Creating a Winning Business Plan - Part 5

    Sep
    14

    In Part 5, you will gain a workable knowledge of how to properly record financial transactions in your business. You’ll also come away with an understanding of the three most important financial reports and how to use them to make the best-informed business decisions. (Capacity 20)

    • Start • End Date: 09/14/2022 • 09/14/2022
    • Day: W
    • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Crystal Wambeke
    • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
    • Building Location: Cafeteria