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Small Business Training Resources

Online Training Content for Small Businesses

Do you need to learn how to attract more customers?  How to make your business more profitable?  Or maybe just brush up on some best practices?  Many local organizations create training content for small businesses and entrepreneurs.  Session recordings make it convenient for busy small business owners to access useful “how to” webinars and workshops, online 24x7.  Check out the list of training opportunities provided by local Business Alliance and Entrepreneurial Support Organizations below!

Pre-Recorded Training Content:

  1. Small Business Insights Tool
  2. Short Video Promo - English
  3. Short Video Promo - Spanish
  4. Full Demo / Webinar

Module Walk-throughs:

  1. Advertising
  2. Demographics
  3. Business
  4. Competition

For more information, visit the Small Business Landing page

Carolina Small Business Development Fund (CSBDF)

  1. Pre-Recorded Training Content Library
  2. Upcoming CSBDF Events
  3. More About CSBDF

Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA)

  1. Pre-Recorded Training Content Library
  2. Upcoming DRA Events
  3. More About DRA

Triangle ArtWORKS

  1. Pre-Recorded Training Content Library
  2. Upcoming ArtWORKS Events
  3. More About ArtWORKS


  1. Pre-Recorded Training Content Library
  2. Upcoming SCORE Events
  3. More About SCORE

Shop Local Raleigh

  1. Pre-Recorded Training Content Library
  2. Upcoming Shop Local Events
  3. More About Shop Local

Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC)

  1. Pre-Recorded Training Content Library
  2. Upcoming SBTDC Events
  3. More About SBTDC

Small Business Event Calendar

(including training opportunities)

  • May
    Add to Calendar 2024-05-23 10:00:00 2024-05-23 14:00:00 Partner Event: North Raleigh Chamber of Commerce 2024 Business Expo Hosted by North Raleigh Chamber  Join the North Raleigh Chamber as we host the 2024 Business Expo at A. E. Finley YMCA on Thursday May 23, 2024. Over 35 businesses will have a chance to participate and showcase their business to the North Raleigh community. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to gain new customers, network with other business leaders, and support the North Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. We hope to see you on May 23 from 10-2 p.m. 9216 Baileywick Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615 City of Raleigh America/New_York public
  • May
    5:30p.m. • Thursday

    Partner Event: Pasos esenciales para acceder a capital

    John Chavis Memorial Park
    Add to Calendar 2024-05-23 17:30:00 2024-05-23 18:30:00 Partner Event: Pasos esenciales para acceder a capital Hosted by Prospera Prospera es una organización sin fines de lucro, de desarrollo económico, especializada en brindar asistencia bilingüe a empresarios hispanos que intentan establecer o ampliar sus negocios. Prospera empodera a los empresarios hispanos a través de capacitación, apoyo y recursos para que sus negocios puedan crecer y prosperar. Prospera puede servir a los empresarios y la comunidad, y sin cobrar por sus servicios, gracias a las inversiones en su misión por parte de corporaciones generosas, individuos y agencias gubernamentales. John Chavis Memorial Park 505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Raleigh, NC 27610 City of Raleigh America/New_York public
  • May
    Add to Calendar 2024-05-23 18:00:00 2024-05-23 19:30:00 Partner Event: Information Session Pathway to Entrepreneurship (PTE) Capital Area Workforce Development Board is hosting information sessions to talk about their introduction to entrepreneurship program, Pathway to Entrepreneurship (PTE), on Tuesday, May 21st from 5:30-7:00 pm and Thursday, May 23rd from 6-7:30 pm. PTE is a federally funded program through Wake County Government that is FREE to all Wake County Residents, or those that are doing business in Wake County. PTE is designed to help Women, Minority Groups, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities, Justice-Involved Populations, and Vulnerable Communities remove barriers to entry when starting a business through one-on-one work with a business professional who can help you get from ideation to the point of financial sustainability. The Pathway to Entrepreneurship program is now also offering participants weekly office hours with a Raleigh-Based Marketing Firm, and mini-grants to help offset the cost of starting a business. If you are interested in learning more about starting a business or are an existing business that is looking to reach financial sustainability, please join the information session to learn more about the program and get started creating or improving your business! To sign up for the information session please use this link: Meeting Registration - Zoom City of Raleigh America/New_York public
  • May
    9:30a.m. • Friday

    Partner Event: 4th Friday Connections at SkinFluent

    2821 Jones Franklin Rd
    Add to Calendar 2024-05-24 09:30:00 2024-05-24 10:30:00 Partner Event: 4th Friday Connections at SkinFluent Hosted by Shop Local Raleigh Join us in supporting a local business during this monthly meetup and networking event. Each month we will travel to a different host location giving attendees the opportunity to check out a variety of unique businesses that call Wake Co. home. 2821 Jones Franklin Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606 City of Raleigh America/New_York public
  • May
    Add to Calendar 2024-05-29 12:00:00 2024-05-29 13:00:00 Partner Event: Mental Health in the Workplace Hosted by North Raleigh Chamber What better way to take part in an event for mental health during Mental Health Awareness Month?  During this virtual event, we will discuss mental health in the workplace.  Learn how poor mental health can negatively impact the workplace and more importantly, what to do about it!  This event will be led by Casey Baine who is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist. City of Raleigh America/New_York public
  • May
    Add to Calendar 2024-05-30 11:00:00 2024-05-30 13:00:00 Partner Event: The Future of Work & Your Early Talent Pipeline Hosted by Greater Raleigh Chamber Presented by the Triangle DEI Alliance and the Raleigh Chamber, this series of facilitated seminars provides opportunities for attendees to learn history, share experiences, and develop pathways of understanding to support diversity, equity, and inclusivity. This month, we will discuss The Future of Work & Your Early Talent Pipeline with Chelsea C. Williams, Founder & CEO of Reimagine Talent Co. City of Raleigh America/New_York public
  • Jun
    11a.m. • Friday

    25th Annual Raleigh Small Business Expo

    NCSU McKimmon Center
    Add to Calendar 2024-06-14 11:00:00 2024-06-14 15:00:00 25th Annual Raleigh Small Business Expo The City of Raleigh’s Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Program strives to increase opportunities for historically underutilized businesses and promotes diversity and inclusion in City contracting. The City and Wake County Public School System are excited to announce the 25th Annual Small Business Expo this June. At the expo, you will connect with local and state procurement and primary contractors looking for certified minority and women-owned businesses, learn about resources available to you, and enjoy a luncheon and keynote speaker. Please register in advance for the lunch and keynote speaker. 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC 27606 City of Raleigh Maria A. TorresMWBE Coordinatormwbe@raleighnc.gov919-996-5740 America/New_York public



Carl Brooks II
Small Business Support Coordinator


Lead Department:
Housing and Neighborhoods
Service Categories:
Small Business

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