Small Business Center
Welcome to Stanly Community College's Small Business Center (SBC), your partner in entrepreneurship and business success!
The SBC is located in downtown Albemarle, providing easy access to experienced person-to-person assistance for individuals looking to start businesses in Stanly County.
We are dedicated to supporting the development of new businesses and fostering the growth of existing ones. As a proud member of the NC Community College System Small Business Center Network (SBCN), our services are offered at low or no cost to the local community and include:
- Counseling: Our experienced counselors offer confidential, personalized guidance for prospective and existing small business owners.
- Training Events: We provide community-based training to equip small business owners with the skills needed for success.
- Resources and Referrals: Access valuable resources and referrals to subject matter experts for your small business journey.
- How to Start a Business
- Financing Your Small Business
- How to Write a Business Plan
- How to Find Your Customers
- Basics of Bookkeeping
- Your Small Business Taxes
- Marketing Your Business
Our professional business counselors are here to help you find solutions to your challenging business questions. We provide the direction and feedback needed to keep you on the right path to business ownership.