Robeson Community College Small Business Center

The NC Community Colleges Small Business Center Network assists in starting an average of more than 650 businesses each year. Small Business Centers have an economic impact in 90 percent of all NC counties each year including helping to create and retain nearly 3,000 jobs annually. Over 68 percent of these jobs are in the rural counties of the state.


The Small Business Center of Robeson Community College offers free seminars designed to assist aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. The seminars we provide are free due to special funding from the NC Legislature with a specific purpose; to increase the success rate and the number of small businesses within the state.

You may view and register for our seminars in a variety of ways.

  1. Click on this link, view available seminars and register for the seminars you would like to attend:¢er=75420&days=120&sort=T&layout=0
  2. Email Bob Moore at for a list of upcoming seminars and to register.
  3. Call Bob Moore at 910-272-3631 for a list of upcoming seminars and to register.



Our Small Business Center Resource Center contains books that you can check out as well as other current publications. A computer is available for your use in locating information that will assist you in starting or growing your business.


We offer free, confidential one-on-one counseling services to assist you in researching and determining the feasibility of your business idea, writing your business plan, locating sources of funding, marketing and advertising, taxes and record keeping, obtaining permits and licenses, etc. Our goal in counseling is to guide you “step-by-step” through the process of making your dream of owning your own business a reality. Through counseling, we also seek to help you discover viable solutions to problems that may be hindering your business from growing or producing higher profits. Counseling appointments are scheduled at times convenient to the client. To schedule a counseling session, call Bob Moore at 910-272-3631 or email

On-Line Courses

The HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP Life) is a global program that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners valuable business skills.  HP Life offers participants a path to realizing their business dreams.  The NC Small Business Center Network, in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), is pleased to offer this innovative program to NC entrepreneurs and small business owners FREE of charge until June 30, 2015.  This program is self-paced, making it possible for more aspiring entrepreneurs to participate.  All you have to do is register to start.  To register, go to:, locate the HP Life course at the bottom of the page and click “register.”