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Free Seminars/Webinars

Lee

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 919-718-7544 to pre-register or for more information about Lee seminars.

  • Women's Business Forum

    Sep
    16

    Connect with other business owners, network, and learn about available resources to help your business grow! Discussions will include addressing the needs and concerns of work-at-home entrepreneurs and potential solutions. Sponsored by: The Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce, Women's Business Center, and the CCCC Small Business Center

    • Start • End Date: 09/16/2019 • 09/16/2019
    • Day: M
    • Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Terri Brown
    • Location Code: DWCC (Dennis Wicker Civic Center)
    • Building Location: 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • How to Find Your Customers (CBS)

    Sep
    26

    Market research isn’t just for startups; it’s an important ongoing process for every small business. Developing a focused and effective marketing plan requires up-to-date market analysis. Discover the variety of market research tools that will give you critical information about your industry and customers. Get the data you need to test the feasibility of a new business, find the competition, and find potential customers interested in your proposed product or service.

    • Start • End Date: 09/26/2019 • 09/26/2019
    • Day: Th
    • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Terri Brown
    • Location Code: CWI (Center for Workforce Innovation)
    • Building Location:
  • WAVE Accounting - Part 1

    Oct
    10

    Wave is a free, cloud-based accounting program for freelancers, home-based businesses, and small businesses with fewer than 10 employees. This workshop will offer attendees the opportunity to become proficient with Wave Accounting software through a hands-on learning approach.

    • Start • End Date: 10/10/2019 • 10/10/2019
    • Day: Th
    • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Crystal Wambeke-Barbera
    • Location Code: CWI (Center for Workforce Innovation (Sanford))
    • Building Location:
  • WAVE Accounting - Part 2

    Oct
    17

    This workshop is a continuation of Wave Accounting Part 1. Wave is a cloud-based accounting software that provides free accounting, invoicing, receipt scanning and personal finance, plus affordable credit card processing (payments).

    • Start • End Date: 10/17/2019 • 10/17/2019
    • Day: Th
    • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Crystal Wambeke-Barbera
    • Location Code: CWI (Center for Workforce Innovation (Sanford))
    • Building Location:
  • Using Social Media to Find Your Customers

    Oct
    30

    Customers are the key to building a successful business and your online reputation is crucial for finding customers. This fast-paced class teaches you where and how to find your customers. In this class you will learn how to get a free Online Reputation report and learn which SEO keywords your competitors are using for free, We will briefly compare the traditional methods of marketing to the more current methods of using social media. You will quickly learn how to find, motivate, and keep consumers coming to your business. Discover the variety of free market research tools that will give you critical information about your industry and customers.

    • Start • End Date: 10/30/2019 • 10/30/2019
    • Day: W
    • Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Nick Hawks
    • Location Code: CWI (Center for Workforce Innovation (Sanford))
    • Building Location: Room 148
  • Finding the Perfect Product to Sell

    Nov
    05

    The most common question that gets asked about online selling is “where do you get the stuff you sell online?”. That’s the million dollar question isn’t it? In this fast-paced class, you will learn the secrets to sourcing merchandise to sell online in many different ways and learn the secrets of supply & demand in online selling.

    • Start • End Date: 11/05/2019 • 11/05/2019
    • Day: Tu
    • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Nick Hawks
    • Location Code: CWI (Center for Workforce Innovation (Sanford))
    • Building Location: Room 148
  • Veteran Entrepreneurship Programs by the SBA

    Nov
    14

    Veteran businesses succeed at a far higher rate than those started by non-veteran entrepreneurs. The SBA has been tasked with providing our nation’s veterans (and their current spouses and widows) with detailed program information on the availability of special benefits they may be eligible for when starting or growing their small business.

    • Start • End Date: 11/14/2019 • 11/14/2019
    • Day: Th
    • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Instructor: Patrick Rodriguez
    • Location Code: CWI (Center for Workforce Innovation (Sanford))
    • Building Location: