We're Your Partner for Business Success!

Business Development & Entrepreneurship Center Person County locationIf you are located in Person or Caswell County NC, and and are planning to start a new business, or want to make your existing business more successful, the Business Development & Entrepreneurship Center (BDEC)can help. We offer a wide variety of business assistance, most of which is free. The BDEC is part of Piedmont Community College and a member of the North Carolina's Small Business Center Network.

Resources  to Help Your Business be Successful

PCC's Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center logoFree one-on-one business counseling.
Assistance with applications to the NC Micro Loan Program
Business seminars, workshops and courses
Rent Space in our Small Business Incubator


Free Business Seminars

A typical Small Business SeminarWe offer free seminars on a variety of local businesses topics.  Learn everything from how to write a business plan to what is the best way to promote your business on Facebook. We are constantly looking for new topics to offer, so if you don't see the seminar you need, let us know. We will try our best to offer it next time. These are held in both Person and Caswell Counties.   Check out our latest offerings!

Start a New Healthcare Career!

Career Step Medical Coding and Medical Transcription Training logoYou can begin a new Healthcare career as a Medical Coding and Billing specialist or a Medical Transcriptionist with our comprehensive online programs.  We have partnered with Career Step, the leader in online medical career training. Complete programs for as little as $350.  For more information please visit our companion website Train for a healthcare career!


Education to Go Online Courses

Logo for Ed2go Online coursesThrough Ed2go, Piedmont Community College offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online and high school online classes.   You will find hundreds of engaging online courses for adults, covering every topic from Anatomy to Web Design.  Most courses cost just $65. Please visit our Ed2Go Online Courses page for more information about this exciting educational opportunity.