Events/Workshops

 
  
    

July

Saturday, July 09, 2016 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
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 13, 2016 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
The seminar covers 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' start- up questions and needs.
Speaker: Reina Valenzuela, MBA
Fee: $ 20.00
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Topic: International Trade
International Business Forum Opportunities for Growth in Global Expansion: Elayne P. McClaine, MBA, CGBP, Regional Director of SBDC at Rutgers - New Brunswick Government Support and Export Finance: Sheryl Paynter Lead Lender Relations Specialist Office International Trade Officer New Jersey District Small Business Administration Thomas Motley Sr. International Trade Specialist US Department of Commerce / International Trade Administration Central New Jersey EXIM (Export-Import Bank of the U.S.) Broker Stuart Schechter President The Credit Insurance Source Client Success Stories: -Dr. Syed Ibrahim, CEO Springene Brand Health and Natural Beauty, Inc. -Ms. Beverly White, CEO BKW Transformation Group, Inc. -Mr. Juan Cordero, CEO Prodelca Export
Fee: $ 50.00
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics
Is your business ready to expand its social media reach to include the use of hashtags, microblogging and images? Twitter and Instagram are social networks that focus short messages and images that optimize the use of hashtags for search. In this workshop, participants will learn the basics and benefits to creating a presence on these two platforms. An overview of best practices and ample time for Q&A and how-to demonstrations will be provided.
Fee: $ 69.00
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM, 1 sessions ending Wednesday, July 27
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
As a prerequisite for this course, please first take the 15-hour "QuickBooks and Accounting Fundamentals" course offered in this series. If your accounting knowledge and QuickBooks experience is substantial enough for you to forgo the prerequisite course, please understand that the basics of accounting, QuickBooks setup and QuickBooks bookkeeping will not be discussed in this higher level class. Costing topics will be addressed: = Understanding items, which are the core of job cost tracking = Guidelines for getting job cost information from QuickBooks = Setting up items for accurate job costing = Tracking committed costs = Using the job costing center The course goes on to instruct estimating jobs, memorizing estimates, progress invoicing, methods to enter and automate change orders, and using billing rate levels. The course will conclude with reports for job costing: = Gross Margin = Estimate vs. Actual = Job Cost by Vendor = Time Tracking
Speaker: Carla Fallone, CEO of Fallone Business Resources, adjunct professor for College of New Jersey, QuickBooks instructor for 10 years, entrepreneur for 23 years, and founder of highly successful food services corporation. (linkedin profile - http://www.linkedin.com/pub/carla-fallone-mba/6/623/a19)
Fee: $ 95.00
Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Topic: Financing
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
Saturday, July 23, 2016 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics
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
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
The workshop covers: which version of QuickBooks is best for a business and how to use it; financial planning; understanding a chart of accounts; financial statements such as balance sheet (assets, liabilities and equity) and profit and loss statement; managing cash flow. In addition, clients will use financial analysis software to analyze their financial performance against industry comparison and get a take-away report with recommendations and strategies. Each client will be taken through the initial startup phase of QuickBooks. Post-training financial counseling is available. Please bring your laptops. Wi-Fi will be available.
Speaker: Minaha Murray, MBA, CPA , NJSBDC Consultant
Fee: $ 100.00
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics
Interested in enhancing your personal & business financials? Need to know how bankable you are for a loan? Learn more about your Credit Profile!!! 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
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
Interested in enhancing your personal & business financials? Need to know how bankable you are for a loan? Learn more about your Credit Profile!!! 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
Thursday, July 28, 2016 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
Workshop will take place in the building of Rutgers Business School - North Tower, 100 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854. Online Marketing Workshop(9am-2pm, $85) Part 1: Manage Your Online Presence The Internet has changed. More than a place to publish your website, the Internet provides business owners with a multitude of avenues to reach their target audience and tell their story. This includes websites, social media properties like Facebook and Twitter, and video sites like YouTube and Vimeo. This workshop teaches business owners how to manage their online presence, including branding, message marketing, social media marketing and email marketing. Included will be topics such as: • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) • Facebook Management for Busy Business Owners • Should You Be Using Twitter? • LinkedIn Strategies • What Website Platform is Best? WordPress? Wix? Weebly? Something Else? Part 2: Create & Market Your Own Video Video marketing is the most effective form of marketing for SMBs. Videos let potential customers get a better understanding of your business and the value you offer. They are also well adapted to mobile and tablet users, who will gladly watch a video but are seldom interested in reading more than headlines or a few sentences. Videos are also perfect for social media marketing, which is often the greatest source for new online traffic. You will learn how to make inexpensive, yet professional videos for your business. Covered topics include: • Audio and Audio Editing • Video Editing • PowerPoint Videos • Animation Videos • Live Videos • Mobile Phone Videos • Lighting • YouTube • DSLR Cameras • Video SEO
Fee: $ 85.00