Events/Workshops

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Events/Workshops

 
  
    

Start-up Assistance

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
Tuesday, August 11, 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
Saturday, August 15, 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, August 19, 2015 5:00 PM to 7:00 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, August 22, 2015 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Participants will learn social media time management tips, strategies and tools. How to sessions will establish importance of starting and using Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Linked In and other social and business platforms. A Google profile and other tactics to consolidate online presences will be demonstrated. Participants will also learn a process for building an influential personal and business brand, manage their online image and how to identify and leverage language to influence the purchasing behavior of ideal clients. This seminar will clarify SEO and the many myths and misunderstandings. You will learn the 2 factors of SEO: on-page and off-page SEO and what you can do to rank your site. This is a hands-on seminar so bring a laptop and any passwords you may need to access your WordPress dashboard, YouTube account and directory listings. (Note: if you don’t know what this means, you are still welcome and will leave with actionable knowledge and strategies for doing SEO for your business). All registrants should have or create a Gmail account before this seminar. This workshop will also be Provided in Spanish.
Fee: $ 85.00

Business Basics

Saturday, August 08, 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
Saturday, August 15, 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
Saturday, August 22, 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
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 6:30 PM to 10:00 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

Financing

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

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
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Is your website working for you? How can you be sure? Now more than ever, prospects and customers are looking for information online before they even get in their car, pick up the phone, or enter your store. Can they find you? Learn proven strategies to promote your website on and off-line.
Speaker: Sunny Kancherla
Location: Online
Fee: $ 30.00
Tuesday, August 25, 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
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
How much is your website making for you? If you don't know, then that is a huge problem. Enroll in this cornerstone webinar to ensure your website is doing as much as it can for your business.
Speaker: Sunny Kancherla
Location: Online
Fee: $ 80.00

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