Services

What type of training is offered by WBC?

WBC offers a variety of topics to empower each student with the
skills to become more successful at their career, more confident in business planning, and classes to help become a more credit worthy for loan readiness.

We specialize in practical classes that will help training clients with methods and practices to take back to their businesses immediately. Our goal is to help clients plan to sucCEED!

Where is training offered?

Classes are conducted in various locations to include CEED, Cumberland County Public Libraries, PWC, City of Fayetteville, Department of Social Serves, and FTCC .

Visit our current schedule of classes and training workshops to
register and learn more about upcoming class information.

If you are a food business? START UP or EXISTING:

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STEP 1: Request to become a client via our website and return the intake packet to us.  Your confidential business file will be started at intake.

STEP 2: If you are interested in loan feasibility, please pull your credit history in preparation for your appointment. You may also look at your credit score for a small fee.
https://www.annualcreditreport.com/index.action

A consultant will be in touch once we have your intake paperwork in the system. Classes are open to the public, feel free to sign up! http://www.wbcfay.org/calendar/

 

If you are a START UP FOOD BUSINESS ALSO Sign up for our START UP TRACK:

(in any order)

  • Business Orientation/Business 101
  • Business Plan 101
  • Personal Budget & Credit Class
  • Loan Class

http://www.wbcfay.org/calendar/

Classes are open to the public, please reserve your seat now!

If you have not started your business plan the SBA has a template online:
https://www.sba.gov/starting-business/write-your-business-plan

Online SBA classes:
https://www.sba.gov/tools/sba-learning-center/search/training

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START UP Businesses that have not yet opened and/or are in their first two years of business:

STEP 1: Sign up for our START UP TRACK:

(in any order)

  • Business Orientation/Business 101: to learn more about the business center & tips for starting a business.
  • Business Plan 101
  • Personal Budget & Credit Class
  • Loan Class

http://www.wbcfay.org/calendar/

Classes are open to the public, please reserve your seat now!

Other community classes:
https://www.ncsbc.net/center.aspx?center=75200

STEP 2: After  Business Center Orientation/Business 101 you will be assigned a consultant that you will keep in contact with you for business plan review, loan feasibility, and/or slated classes for your business.

STEP 3: Once you have started your business plan and attended the START UP classes you will meet with your consultant that has been assigned to you.

If you are interested in loan feasibility, please pull your credit history in preparation for your appointment. You may also look at your credit score for a small fee.
https://www.annualcreditreport.com/index.action

If you have not started your business plan the SBA has a template online:
https://www.sba.gov/starting-business/write-your-business-plan

Online SBA classes:
https://www.sba.gov/tools/sba-learning-center/search/training

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If you are an existing business with 2+ years of

revenue generation:

STEP 1: Request to become a client via our website and return the intake packet to us. This will include revenue / sales and profit or loss information. Your confidential business file will be started at intake.

STEP 2: If you are interested in loan feasibility, please pull your credit history in preparation for your appointment. You may also look at your credit score for a small fee.
https://www.annualcreditreport.com/index.action

A consultant will be in touch once we have your intake paperwork in the system. Classes are open to the public, feel free to sign up! http://www.wbcfay.org/calendar/

If you have not started your business plan the SBA has a template online:
https://www.sba.gov/starting-business/write-your-business-plan

Online SBA classes:
https://www.sba.gov/tools/sba-learning-center/search/training

We look forward to helping you start and grow your small business!

Classes are open to the public, please reserve your seat now!

 

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WBC is committed to ensuring that our training classes remain accessible to everyone. Many of our training classes are offered on the second floor with no elevator. If you feel this will inhibit you from attending class, please contact us by phone at 910-323-3377, ext. 25 or e-mail us at lhasapis@ncceed.org. We plan accessible training as needs dictate and as schedules allow.
Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals: please contact Lexi Hasapis by phone 910.323.3377 ext 25 or email lhasapis@ncceed.org
If a WBC client requests an interpreter please give us at least two weeks notice in order to reasonably procure an in-kind interpreter.

 

We thank our funding partners, US Small Business Administration, City of Fayetteville and Cumberland County, for their continued financial support to our WBC  and Small Business programs!

 


Want to become a Client?


Need business assistance? The team at the WBC can help.


The WBC team wants to help you sucCEED!



Want to become a Client?


Need business assistance? The team at the WBC can help.


The WBC team wants to help you sucCEED!



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