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Oct 19
Free

Unlocking the Secrets of Government Contracting (Live Webinar)

Date: October 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, Sponsored by UCEDC,
In this webinar, we'll share the secrets to becoming a sub-contractor, among other essential practices, to get you the clear directions you need to get started in government contracting. No matter what you are selling, somebody in the federal or state government is probably interested in buying it! Find out more »
Oct 20
Free

Marketing Research Tools for Small Business (Live Webinar)

Date: October 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with City of Plainfield - Office of Economic Development,
In this webinar, you’ll gain a practical understanding of marketing research techniques and tools. You’ll learn how to develop a marketing strategy by utilizing free resources to access customer demographics, spending habits, and possible trends in your industry. There will be particular emphasis on how to target your best potential customers and minimize wasted exposure, helping you deliver your products and services cost-effectively.  Find out more »
Oct 21
Free

Marketing Essentials for Small Business (Live Webinar)

Date: October 21, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , In Partnership with Holly City Development Corporation,
Effective marketing is vital to ensure the survival and growth of any small business. It does not matter what products or services a business provides. The truth is that effective marketing cannot be ignored and is essential for any successful company. This workshop will teach you about marketing concepts and how they link to the growth strategy of your business as well as provide you with a solid understanding of market analysis and how marketing influences customers. Find out more »
Oct 28
Free

BUSINESS SURVIVAL SERIES part 1 of 4: Business Reassessment (Live Webinar)

Date: October 28, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with Rutgers Global Health Institute,
Small businesses should have a plan to enhance their customer experience, as well as their customer-focused strategies coming out of a crisis. This workshop reemphasizes the fundamentals of business ownership, with a focus on refreshing the business plan for sustainability. Find out more »
Oct 28
Free

Marketing Research Tools for Small Business (Live Webinar)

Date: October 28, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , In Partnership with Holly City Development Corporation,
The use of market research tools is an essential element for small business success. There are free, invaluable tools businesses can use to monitor customers' reactions to their products or services, measure the impact of a marketing campaign and create an open communication connection with their customers. Learn how you can use these free tools to make informed marketing decisions for your small business in this live workshop. Find out more »
Nov 2
Free

Navigating the Registration Process for SAM (System for Award Management) – Live Webinar

Date: November 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, Sponsored by UCEDC, + Google Map
The System for Award Management (SAM) is a government system that serves as a central registration point for businesses who want to sell their products or services to the federal government. In order to do so, however, they are required to register their business in SAM. In this webinar, we’ll walk you through the registration process. You’ll also learn about what information you need to register, why a business should apply for a SAM’s number and much more. Find out more »
Nov 4
Free

BUSINESS SURVIVAL SERIES part 2 of 4: Marketing Strategy (Live Webinar)

Date: November 4, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with Rutgers Global Health Institute,
This workshop reviews marketing principles, SWOT analysis and target marketing to businesses reevaluate marketing communications in this new environment. Find out more »
Nov 11
Free

BUSINESS SURVIVAL SERIES part 3 of 4: Basic Financial Statements & Profitability (Live Webinar)

Date: November 11, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with Rutgers Global Health Institute,
Understanding your financial statements is fundamental for maintaining your business profitability. This workshop focuses on the Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Statement and Cash Flow Statement to determine what changes may be required to maintain profitability. Find out more »
Nov 18
Free

Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA): Proposal Adequacy (Live Webinar)

Date: November 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, Sponsored by UCEDC,
During this webinar, we'll provide an overview of how proposal adequacy is determined through discussions on Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFAR). We'll also discuss proposal adequacy requirements for cost elements such as Direct Labor, Material, Subcontracts, Other Direct Costs (ODCs), and Indirect Rates. Find out more »
Nov 18
Free

BUSINESS SURVIVAL SERIES part 4 of 4: Projecting Financial Results (Live Webinar)

Date: November 18, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with Rutgers Global Health Institute,
This final workshop in the series will emphasize the importance of effectively projecting sales, expenses and cash flow to monitor the health of the business. Find out more »
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