Chatham Seminars

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 Chatham seminars.

The Business of Agriculture: Production and Processing

This session will discuss the infrastructure and equipment needed to operate a small farm or food processing business. Participants will also learn about regulations that may affect their farm or food business and what resources are available to help.

  • Start • End Date: 10/22/2018 • 10/22/2018
  • Day: M
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Debbie Roos
  • Location Code: PMC (Pittsboro Main Campus)
  • Building Location: Building 42, Room 108
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The Business of Agriculture: Accounting Terms and Tools

This session will review basic accounting terminology useful in formulating a business plan and then work through examples of Income Statements and Balance Sheets and how they help you set up and manage your business.

  • Start • End Date: 10/29/2018 • 10/29/2018
  • Day: M
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Bob Armantrout
  • Location Code: PMC (Pittsboro Main Campus)
  • Building Location: Building 42, Room 108
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The Business of Agriculture: Business Planning

This session will discuss Enterprise Budgets, Whole Farm Budgets, Breakeven Analysis, Risk Analysis, SWOT Analysis, and the creation of a Business Plan.

  • Start • End Date: 11/05/2018 • 11/05/2018
  • Day: M
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Bob Armantrout
  • Location Code: PMC (Pittsboro Main Campus)
  • Building Location: Building 42, Room 108
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The Business of Agriculture: Operations

This session will provide a framework for operating your business including taxation, zoning and licensing, bookkeeping, human relations, insurance and others.

  • Start • End Date: 11/12/2018 • 11/12/2018
  • Day: M
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Jon Spoon
  • Location Code: PMC (Pittsboro Main Campus)
  • Building Location: Building 42, Room 108
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The Business of Agriculture: Final Presentations

This will be an opportunity for participants to share the progress they have made throughout the series and discuss their goals as they move forward with their businesses.

  • Start • End Date: 11/19/2018 • 11/19/2018
  • Day: M
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Class Presentations
  • Location Code: PMC (Pittsboro Main Campus)
  • Building Location: Building 42, Room 108
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