Training and Events

From 1 hour to 10 weeks. We offer small business training to help you start and grow your business.

SBC Events/Workshops 
Small Business Center Network:  1 to 3 hour-long webinars that cover common business topics. Offered by the Small Business Center at Wake Tech and the Small Business Center Network of North Carolina.

Free, application required, community-based entrepreneurship programs offered in the fall and spring that includes curriculum training, Mentoring, Networking and Access to capital.

Wake Tech Contractor’s Academy
An annual, springtime, 8-week, fee-based training for established small businesses who want to expand their business and sell to public entities.

Wake Tech Student-focused entrepreneurship programs for credit and non-credit students.

Pre-Launch Series
Three sessions that walk would-be business owners through writing a simple business plan explaining their business. Offered in the spring and fall.  8-week training program for those who want to start a business but don’t know-how.


Half to Full Day Events focused on small business training. The special events listed below are examples of intensive training focused on small business owners.

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  • Barber & Cosmetology Business Summit 
  • Black Business Momentum
  • Hispanic Business Momentum
  • Financial Fortitude Summit