Past Webinars

QuickBooks Basics Presented In Partnership with HCEDC
One of the most important, yet frequently overlooked components for most business owners is recordkeeping. QuickBooks Basics is an introductory workshop focused on the needs of business owners who manage their own financial records.This informative 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 performance and much more

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Business Planning in Times of Economic Change
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. A particular focus will be placed on assessing aspects of your business plan to meet the challenges of economic change and disruptions like the COVID-19 crisis. Learn how your finished plan should look in this workshop! Presented in partnership with TD Bank.

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Your Credit and You
Personal credit plays an important role in your business. Small or start-up businesses have not had the chance to establish business credit, so their access to capital is tied directly to the credit of the owners. In this workshop, we cover:

  • What are credit scores
  • Credit myths
  • How are credit scores calculated
  • Changing your credit score
  • What types of financing are available
  • What lenders look for

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Mercer County Office of Economic Development Business Survival Series
During economic challenges, small business owners must rethink their business plan and strategies for financial management, retaining and broadening their customer base as well as reevaluating overall business practices. Presented in partnership with Mercer County Office of Economic Development.

Part 1: Business Reassessment (click here to access webinar)
Part 2: Marketing Strategy (click here to access webinar)
Part 3: Basic Financial Statements & Profitability (click here to access webinar)
Part 4: Projecting Financial Results (click here to access webinar)


Hudson County Economic Development Corporation Business Survival Series
Small businesses should have a plan to enhance their customer experience, as well as their customer-focused strategies coming out of the crisis. This series reemphasizes the fundamentals of business ownership, with a focus on refreshing the business plan for sustainability. Presented in partnership with Hudson County Economic Development Corporation.

Part 1: Business Reassessment (click here to access webinar)
Part 2: Marketing Strategy (click here to access webinar)
Part 3: Basic Financial Statements & Profitability (click here to access webinar)
Part 4: Projecting Financial Results (click here to access webinar)