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Oct 3

Quickbooks Basics (Live Webinar)

Date: October 3, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Live Webinar, Live Webinar, + Google Map
Presented in Partnership with Mercer County Office of Economic Development One of the most important, yet frequently overlooked components for most business owners is recordkeeping. This introductory webinar walks participants through the ground level stages of “bookkeeping.”  During the webinar, we’ll focus on the following areas: The effective use of an accounting system How to set up your company in QuickBooks Adding customers, vendors and employees to your records How to produce accurate and timely reports to analyze your company’s… Find out more »
Oct 4

CMMC Cybersecurity Challenges Small Business Face When Implementing Basic Requirements

Date: October 4, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Live Webinar, Live Webinar, + Google Map
Presented In Partnership with the SBA Our adversaries actively steal the United States military and industrial competitive advantage. Ubiquitous access to every organization’s multi-interconnected information systems facilitates this theft. The US Federal government recognizes the risk of theft of its sensitive information–such as Federal Contract Information (FCI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)–from its supply chains’ information systems. Therefore, all Federal contractors have certain basic cybersecurity requirements they must implement in their own internal information technology (IT) systems that process Federal… Find out more »
Oct 5

Writing a Business Plan in Partnership with M&T Bank

Date: October 5, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Live Webinar, Live Webinar,
Presented in Partnership with M&T Bank   Developing a business plan is one of the most important challenges you will face as an entrepreneur.  The process of developing a good business plan requires an understanding and appreciation for the tools required to do it right. This workshop was developed to guide you through that process and give you a hands-on systematic way to develop an outline, investigate and evaluate the resources and create a draft of your own business plan. … Find out more »
Oct 10

Introduction to Franchising (Live Webinar)

Date: October 10, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Live Webinar, Live Webinar, + Google Map
Presented in Partnership with Mercer County Office of Economic Development Take Control of Your Life and Your Career! Are you considering entrepreneurship as a career option, but want a proven business model to get your goals more quickly and safer? Would you like to run a business of your own that will provide greater autonomy and independence, but are not sure how to find, or choose, the right business for you?  This workshop will provide you with a comprehensive view… Find out more »
Oct 17

Entrepreneurship Essentials in Partnership with City of Plainfield (In-Person)

Date: October 17, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 800 Park Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07060 Plainfield Library, Plainfield NJ 07060, 800 Park Ave, Plainfield Library, Plainfield, NJ 07060 United States + Google Map
Presented In Partnership with the  City of Plainfield Starting a small business is a rewarding but risky proposition. Before you hang the “Open for Business” sign or get in too deep into your new venture, you should take an honest look at your preparedness to succeed. This free in-person and live webinar is a preview of our Entrepreneurship 101 course and will guide you through the assessment process and introduce you to the tools you’ll need to start and grow your… Find out more »
Oct 20

Understanding Financial Statements (Live Webinar) in Partnership with SBDC Hudson

Date: October 20, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Live Webinar, Live Webinar with SBDC Hudson, + Google Map
Presented in Partnership with SBDC Hudson Presented in partnership with SBDC Hudson. Understanding the financial performance of your small business is fundamental to knowing if the business is meeting your financial goals or if changes are needed in the way you do business. We’ll use realistic sample financial statements to illustrate the concepts we are discussing. Participants are also encouraged to bring their existing financial information to discuss or evaluate in class. During the workshop, we’ll focus on the following: Accounting systems… Find out more »
Oct 24

Introduction to Franchising (Live Webinar)

Date: October 24, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Live Webinar, Sponsored by UCEDC, + Google Map
Presented in Partnership with the County of Union, NJ Take Control of Your Life and Your Career! Are you considering entrepreneurship as a career option, but want a proven business model to get your goals more quickly and safer? Would you like to run a business of your own that will provide greater autonomy and independence, but are not sure how to find, or choose, the right business for you?  This workshop will provide you with a comprehensive view of… Find out more »
Nov 2

Digital Marketing & Social Media (Live Webinar & In-Person)

Date: November 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Hudson County Community College – Second Floor, Johnston Room, 161 Newkirk Street, Jersey City, NJ 07306 United States + Google Map
Presented in Partnership with Hudson County Economic Development Corporation (HCEDC) This introductory workshop addresses the basics of harnessing the power of digital, within the context of your organization’s marketing strategy.  Digital marketing is an important part of your promotional mix, and social media platforms are valuable tools to use in your marketing communications strategy.  In this workshop, we’ll cover: Using your website to build a foundation for communicating content Integrating digital marketing into your overall promotions Search Engine Optimization Which… Find out more »
Nov 3

Projecting Financial Results – In Partnership with SBDC Hudson

Date: November 3, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Live Webinar, Live Webinar with SBDC Hudson, + Google Map
Presented in Partnership with SBDC Hudson Financial projections are an important part of managing your business. Projecting financial results is critical in preparing your business plan and in determining if the business will be financially sustainable. Similar to creating a budget, financial projections are a way to forecast future revenue and expenses for your business. In this webinar, we’ll focus on Sales Projections, Expense Projections, and responsibly Projecting Your Cash Flow. PLEASE NOTE: Once you have registered, you will be… Find out more »
Nov 7

Intellectual Property Basics for Small Business (Live Webinar)

Date: November 7, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Live Webinar, Live Webinar (in partnership with Union County),
Presented In Partnership with the County of Union, New Jersey You may not realize it, but if you own a business (or are thinking of starting one), you have (or will have) intellectual property assets that need legal protection! Do you have a business name or brand?  How about trade secrets such as price lists, customer lists, supplier lists, recipes, etc.?  Too often, business owners do nothing to protect these assets and then suffer the consequences when they are lost… Find out more »
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