Small Business Center

Welcome to the Small Business Center at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC).




The Small Business Center (SBC) is part of the statewide Small Business Center Network, a community college-funded initiative with a vision to foster and support entrepreneurship, small business, and economic development in local communities across the state.

Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or an experienced business pro, you will find CPCC's Small Business Center to be the premier resource for small businesses in Mecklenburg County.

News and Updates

  • NEW! Drone training begins at CPCC starting August 18. Learn what opportunities and impacts drones can have on your business.
  • Now accepting applications for scholarships. Deadline for submission is September 7.
  • Food businesses are growing exponentially and the Small Business Center has targeted new courses to help you launch a successful food venture. Learn more.
  • CPCC to open Ballantyne Center with classes beginning in July. Learn more.

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