Small Business Center

Workforce Development Center BuildingAre you interested in starting a small business?

  • Don't know where to begin? 
  • Are you ready to take your business to the next level, but aren't sure how?

The JCC Small Business Center is located at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center 135 Best Wood Drive, Clayton, NC  27520.

The Center supports the entrepreneur with services:

  • starting a business
  • providing assistance to existing business owners
  • free seminars and workshops
  • referrals
  • free information services
  • training
  • resource center
  • business counseling by appointment

The Small Business Center also works with the local Chambers of Commerce, professional organizations and Small Busincess Center Logogovernment agencies to provide training at no tuition cost to the general public.

The Small Business Center at Johnston Community College is funded through the North Carolina Community College System. It is one of the Small Business Center Network's 58 centers throughout North Carolina that supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses.

Upcoming SBC free seminars with Registration - Each attendee must register separately. If you register and are not able to attend, please call or email the SBC at least 12 hours before the event. ***Bring your fully charged laptop or tablet to each seminar. Laptops and tablets may not be used in every class, but are highly recommended as a standby or research resource.***

Entrepreneur Academy (PDF) - Start up or grow an existing business the right way.
Accepting Spring Entrepreneur Academy Applications between October 15 – December 15
Accepting Fall Entrepreneur Academy Applications between May 15 – August 1

Nonprofit Academy (PDF) - Start up or grow an existing nonprofit the right way.
Accepting Fall Nonprofit Academy Applications between May 15 – August 1

For additional courses that can be beneficial to your small business, visit our Corporate Solutions page.


Small Business Center
(919) 209-2015


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