Events/Workshops

 
  
    

December

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 10:00 AM to 12:00 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
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales
Building Your Marketing Plan SBCE Learn about market research, strategic marketing decisions, advertising and sales, public relations, promotions, and networking. Find out about all phases of a marketing plan, how to define markets and how to implement creative, low-cost guerrilla marketing (6 hours). Course fee: $119 CRN 50024 Wed Dec 7 and 14 6pm-9pm
Fee: $ 119.00
Thursday, December 08, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Basics of Small Business Insurance SBCE Are you a new small business owner who is operating without insurance, and needs to learn the basics of both insurance and risk management techniques... to protect your company from catastrophic loss? This seminar will explain the types of insurance coverage needed to build a basic insurance program and different ways to buy insurance or how to self-insure (3 hours). Registration is required. Course fee: FREE CRN 50064 Thurs Dec 8 6pm-9pm
Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:30 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
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Our team of professional speakers will cover topics including Business Modelling, Funding, Breakeven Analysis, Financial Issues, Marketing, Business Structure, Market Data, Branding and Liability. The event is FREE - but registration is required. Please feel free to share this event with others you think would be interested.
Speaker: Julie Kossoy, Consultant, NJSBDC at BCC
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 2 sessions ending Thursday, December 15
Topic: Not Set
Gain an understanding of primary financial statements, including their development, their use, and effective methods of analysis. With hands-on instruction in business and accounting software programs, participants will learn the general accounting cycle and how it reflects business transactions. Course is 6 hours. (2 sessions – 3 hours each)
Fee: $ 99.00
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 4:00 PM to 6:00 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
Wednesday, December 14, 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
Wednesday, December 14, 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
Thursday, December 15, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics
Learn how to create impactful video content for your website and social media marketing. Engage your prospects dramatically to turn leads into sales. From planning to production to publishing, this class pieces together the skills and tools you’ll need to create desirable content to promote your brand or organization. Especially designed for small businesses and entrepreneurs on a limited budget.
Fee: $ 69.00
Thursday, December 15, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 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
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 1 sessions ending Thursday, December 22
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
NEW! QuickBooks Model Office SBCE Attendees will create a model office company, post a large number of accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions and reconcile their entries to the company’s profit and loss report. Prerequisite: Must have received the Accounting and QuickBooks Certificate. Seating is limited. To register, send an email to sbdc@raritanval.edu and provide us with your name, address, telephone number and desired class or call the SBDC at 908-526-1200 x8516 (6 hours). Course fee: Free CRN 50013 Tues Thurs Dec 13&15 6:00pm-9:00pm