Harnett 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 910-892-2884 to pre-register or for more information about Harnett seminars.

Mastering the Art of Customer Service for a Small Business

Good customer service is often hard to describe but very obvious when it is lacking. Customers will shop more frequently, spend more money, and refer a business more if they experience good customer service. In this seminar we will visit the three main points of good customer service, how to train and continue to monitor customer service in your line employees, and the huge impact customer service has on the bottom line. Seminar held at: Mi Casita 559 N. Raleigh Rd. Angier, NC 27501 This is a free seminar; however we request that you register. Registering allows us to contact you with any changes.

  • Start • End Date: 03/26/2019 • 03/26/2019
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Cost: Free Seminar/ Lunch Dutch Treat
  • Instructor: Jeanne Eury
  • Location Code: Harnett County (Harnett County -See Details)
  • Building Location: Mi Casita, Angier NC
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Marketing to Government Agencies & Prime Contractors

Learn how to market your company to government agencies and prime contractors with the government. Better understand the process, identify opportunities, identify buyers, understand rules, and get helpful hints that will produce results. The Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Procurement Technical Assistance Center if funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency Learn how to market your company to government agencies and prime contractors with the government. Better understand the process, identify opportunities, identify buyers, understand rules, and get helpful hints that will produce results. The Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Procurement Technical Assistance Center if funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency

  • Start • End Date: 03/26/2019 • 03/26/2019
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: SBTDC
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 106
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How to Research, Plan and Conduct a Winning Sales Strategy

As business owners learn to forecast the right products and services, the right timing and the right place at the right price to bring in customer traffic, they should also be mastering negotiation skills. Enhanced and exercised negotiating skills helps the entrepreneur buy products at a lower cost and sell at a higher price. Negotiations are a vital part of our lives, both at work and at home. Whether you are in discussions with an individual about personal matters or trying to close a huge contract for your company, negotiating skills are the keys to success in business and in life. Learn to improve your ability to handle deals and clients with confidence and strength. Don’t lose deals due to poor forecasting and negotiation skills, learn the tips and how to use them in this workshop. This is a free seminar; however we request that you register. Registering allows us to contact you with any changes.

  • Start • End Date: 04/02/2019 • 04/02/2019
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Steve Carver
  • Location Code: HHSC (Harnett Health Science Center)
  • Building Location: 113
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How To Start a Successful Trucking Business

This seminar will teach tried and proven techniques for building a viable and competitive transportation business. The presenter, with years of experience in transportation, will provide insight in areas such as: How to get started; How to get funding for your trucking business; Different types of freight and the equipment needed for each; What are some regulations and risks; and other topics that will be beneficial to help you get started in the transportation business. This is a free seminar; however we request that you register. Registering allows us to contact you with any changes.

  • Start • End Date: 04/11/2019 • 04/11/2019
  • Day: Th
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Shirley Gray-Burney
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 106
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Maximizing Your Exposure During a Downtown Event/Festival

Downtown events are an excellent opportunity to showcase your business. During this workshop attendees will learn: The Best Ways to advertise/market their business prior to the event, How to partner with event organizers or vendors for greater exposure, How to determine staff requirements, amp up merchandising and other ways to attract customers. You will also learn techniques on collecting contact information and the best ways to follow-up after the event. Seminar is free. Lunch $5.00 Join us at the Indigo Room 121 E H Street, Erwin, NC This is a free seminar; however we request that you register. Registering allows us to contact you with any changes.

  • Start • End Date: 04/25/2019 • 04/25/2019
  • Day: Th
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Cost: Seminar is Free. Lunch $5.00
  • Instructor: Jeanne Eury
  • Location Code: Harnett County (Harnett County -See Details)
  • Building Location: Indigo Room Erwin, NC 28339
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Google for Your Small Business

The web isn't just for the big companies anymore, it's now in the hands of small and medium size businesses and is making the difference in profitability and competition. Google wants every business online and they are making it easier with tools and training for entrepreneurs. Please join us for a seminar on how to get your business online, getting found on Google search and maps as well as other resources available to the small business owner. Attendees can bring their mobile devices or laptops for a more hands-on experience, or they can just relax and listen. Join us for a great time and some cool Google swag. The Seminar is free, however, we request that you register for a seat. Registering allows us to contact you with changes.

  • Start • End Date: 05/07/2019 • 05/07/2019
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Melanie Diehl
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 102
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