From Ideation to Business Plan Development, get up and running fast! The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will hold a free, “Small Business Bootcamp, Ideation to Business Plan Development” series on Mondays beginning January 25 through February 22. This series is a hybrid of in person and online webinars. The first class on January 25 and the last class on February 22 will meet from 6 until 8 pm on campus in Building 200, Room 204. The remaining sessions will be online webinars. 

This pilot series will provide you with the basic knowledge and tools needed to launch your business. Using a hybrid seminar approach, you will have access to live online webinars, discussion forums and activities that will help you develop your business concept and evaluate the feasibility of your idea. Develop marketing strategies to effectively reach customers, learn the secrets to financial analysis, and experience firsthand the power of relationships and networking. In-class sessions will include powerful peer exchanges and instructor feedback that will help you develop a viable business model and a strategy for success.

Presenter is Tonya Snider. She has experience in management, marketing, lending, human resources, consulting, classroom facilitation and economic development. Her company, tenBiz helps businesses realize their full potential through a layered approach of training, consulting and coaching.

Visit or call 828.627.4512 for additional information or to register today. Thinking about starting a business in Haywood County or growing an existing business? Take advantage of the programs, services and resources provided by the Small Business Center. The NC Community College’s Small Business Center Network assists in starting an average of more than 600 businesses each year. Small Business Centers have an economic impact in 90% of all NC Counties each year, helping to create and retain nearly 3,000 jobs annually.