Events/Workshops

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Events/Workshops

 
  
    
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
This seminar teaches the rules and regulations associated with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as it applies to small businesses. Small employers looking to provide coverage for their employees can do so through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), part of the new Health Insurance Marketplaces. SHOP is open to those employers with up to 50 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees and offers small employers increased purchasing power to obtain a better choice of high-quality coverage. Businesses will learn the parameters of full time employment, self-only employment premiums and the small business tax credit.

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Our team of professional speakers will cover topics including Business Modeling, Funding, Breakeven Analysis, Financial Issues, Marketing, Business Structure, Market Data, Branding and Liability. The clinic will be held at the Bergen Community College in The Ciarco Learning Center located at 355 Main Street in Hackensack, NJ. If you have any questions, contact the SBDC at 201-489-8670. The event is FREE but registration is required.
Speaker: Vince Vicari, Regional Director NJSBDC at Bergen Community College
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Intro to Entrepreneurship Q & A sessions provide opportunities for those interested in starting a business to address start-up issues or questions: Starting with The Finish Line In Sight. Pre-registration required. This workshop is offered twice a month and will cover topics on doing business in New Jersey such as: Online Business Registration; Legal Structuring of the Business; Getting a Federal ID; Registering for taxes with the NJ Department of Revenue; Financial Sources and Resources; Preparing for Certification; General discussion on other specific topics related to the participants’ business questions and needs. This Introductory Session will be provided in Spanish as well.
Fee: $ 20.00
Saturday, July 18, 2015 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Entrepreneurship is a state of mind. It can blossom at any age and it’s a compelling desire to do one’s own thing. Are you a good communicator, motivator, and delegator? Are you an entrepreneur? Discover more during this workshop. Become more knowledgeable on the different types of business entities available along with their legal/tax implications. Learn how to register a business, examine setting up bookkeeping records, taxation, and understanding financial statements, money needs, payroll, insurance, and licensing.
Fee: $ 97.00
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
This program addresses how critical credit issues impact the achievement of important and complex personal & business financial aspects and will cover: 1) How to understand one’s credit situation/status based on your credit report 2) How credit scores are calculated; What factors impact the scores and how you can make them better work for you 3) How financial statements and tax returns impact strategies developed to enhance a credit rating 4) How investors, lenders and creditors use credit bureau reports to assess business capacity.
Speaker: Herb Caesar
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The Intro to Entrepreneurship Q & A sessions provide opportunities for those interested in starting a business to address start-up issues or questions: Starting with The Finish Line In Sight. Pre-registration required. This workshop is offered twice a month and will cover topics on doing business in New Jersey such as: Online Business Registration; Legal Structuring of the Business; Getting a Federal ID; Registering for taxes with the NJ Department of Revenue; Financial Sources and Resources; Preparing for Certification; General discussion on other specific topics related to the participants’ business questions and needs. This Introductory Session will be provided in Spanish as well.
Fee: $ 20.00

Business Basics

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Even the most skeptical banker can be persuaded positively with a convincing business plan. Comprehensive plans include sales forecasts, market identification, resources, personnel, cash flow, and income projections. Learn how your finished plan should look, what’s to be included, which language to use and what information to present and in what format your plans are clearly convincing.
Fee: $ 65.00
Saturday, August 01, 2015 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The Workshop covers: Part I-Strategy and Organization, Part II- Marketing and Market Research, Part III – Forecasting and Financial Projections, Part IV- Financial Statements and Budget Projections. Participants need to bring a laptop on all four days of training. Once this 20 hour workshop is completed, clients who need additional fine-tuning of their business plans can request post training Business & Financial Plan Consultations. The cost includes a training manual, 4 writing classes, instructional and research materials, hands on training with access to computer applications & the internet
Fee: $ 125.00

Financing

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
This program addresses how critical credit issues impact the achievement of important and complex personal & business financial aspects and will cover: 1) How to understand one’s credit situation/status based on what your credit report reveals 2) How credit scores are calculated; determined; impacted; manipulated and navigated. What factors impact the scores and how you can navigate/manipulate options to make them better work for you 3) How personal & business financial statements and tax returns impact/effect strategies developed to enhance a credit rating 4) How to disable the myth about personal and business financial issues not being interwoven and /or integrated has been disabled and 5) How investors, lenders and creditors use credit bureau reports to assess business capacity.
Saturday, July 25, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Interested in starting a business or expanding an existing business? Need financial assistance? This workshop will address these issues by providing information on determining money needs, SBA loans, venture capital, working with local banks, use of a business plan to secure financing, services provided by the Small Business Development Center.
Fee: $ 55.00
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Interested in starting a business or expanding an existing business? Need financial assistance? This workshop will address these issues by providing information on determining money needs, SBA loans, venture capital, working with local banks, use of a business plan to secure financing, services provided by the Small Business Development Center.
Fee: $ 55.00

Marketing and Sales

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Word of mouth is the strongest form of marketing? Do you realize what a good email marketing campaign can contribute to your sales efforts? Don’t miss out on the numerous benefits that email marketing can achieve for you. It is surely a potent source of income that you can use as you start drawing in traffic to your website and converting customers into buyers using the power that email marketing possesses. Long live Email Marketing!
Speaker: Sunny Kancherla
Location: Online
Fee: $ 30.00
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Do you know the true power of social media? Business owners who take this webinar find out how to best utilize social media with techniques they didn't know was possible. Learn how to leverage social media to improve customer relationships and your bottom line.
Speaker: Sunny Kancherla
Location: Online
Fee: $ 80.00
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tres Sesiones donde Ud aprenderá a crear una Página Web Básica para su Negocio y establecer una presencia en internet. Participantes aprenderán a reservar el domain name para su compañía, familiarizacion con términos básicos de HTML, tags, codificación y creación de su página virtual. Introducción a diseño de página, revisión de plataformas populares GoogleSites, Intuit and Wordpress y mucho más. Unase a nosotros en esta serie de eventos dictados por Reina Valenzuela y Oscar Moreno de Starfish Global LLC. Se otorgarán certificados de participación del programa a los asistentes que acudan a las tres sesiones. Después de las sesiones, cada participante recibirá como mínimo cinco horas de asesoría gratuita e individual orientando específicamente a cada tipo de negocio. Más Información: 609-771-2096, espanol@sbdcnj.com y http://www.sbdcnj.com Registro en Internet: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6715772055
Speaker: Reina Valenzuela & Oscar Moreno, Starfish Global LLC

Disaster Mitigation

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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