OCEAN COUNTY ENTREPRENEURS GAIN A VALUABLE RESOURCE AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE
NEW JERSEY SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER OPENS AFFILIATE OFFICE IN CONJUNCTION WITH CONTINUING AND PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE IN TOMS RIVER, NJ
The New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) is proud to announce the opening of an affiliate office at Ocean County College, offering high-impact resources to the Ocean County business community. This location will be housed on the campus of Ocean County College in Toms River, NJ in Building 3 with a Grand Opening scheduled for February 7, 2017.
It is estimated that 96% of all business in Ocean County are considered small businesses by standards set forth by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Ocean County College and the NJSBDC strives to address the needs and elevate the success of this community. This affiliate office will provide small business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and Ocean County College students highly targeted resources to grow or launch their businesses through FREE face-to-face business consulting and low-cost training, ranging from international trade to social media strategy and much more.
The Small Business Development Center Network originated 39 years ago as a small pilot program and has grown into a nationwide business education and training infrastructure with nearly 1,000 centers throughout the nation, providing no-cost business consulting and low-cost training to more than one million small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs each year.
Today, a new business is opened by an SBDC client every 33 minutes; a new job is created in the U.S. by an SBDC client every 7 minutes; $100,000 in new sales are generated by SBDC clients every 4 minutes; and $100,000 in capital is obtained by SBDC clients every 15 minutes.
To find out more about the entrepreneurial training schedule and/or to request no-cost one-on-one counseling with the NJSBDC at Brookdale Community College in their new Ocean County affiliate location, please visit mosbdc.com or call 732-842-8685.
For more information NJSBDC at Brookdale Community College, please visit https://www.mosbdc.com/
About America’s Small Business Development Center New Jersey
The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers network, one of the first pilot projects in the nation, has provided comprehensive services and programs for small business in New Jersey for 39 years; SBDC experts help businesses expand their operations, manage their growth, or start new ventures. Expert staff and practicing business consultants help small business owners and entrepreneurs to develop business plans, find financing, accounting, and financial analysis, identify new markets, initiate marketing strategies, find procurement and international trade opportunities, learn green sustainability practices, commercialize technology and develop an E-commerce presence. This non-profit network, a federal-state-educational partnership, leverages funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the N.J. Business Action Center (BAC), the educational institutions that host the 12 centers as well as other private sponsorships and additional private/public grants. The NJSBDC Headquarters, located at the Rutgers Business School in Newark, NJ, oversees the network which is an accredited member of the national network of America’s SBDC. Up to 1,000 centers and satellite offices serve small businesses across the country, generating jobs, new businesses, and economic development. Visit www.njsbdc.com
About Ocean County College
For more than 40 years, Ocean County College, a public two-year community college sponsored by Ocean County and the State of New Jersey, has provided area residents with the opportunity to benefit from higher education. OCC offers students a chance for a new beginning, a chance to grow, a chance to learn, and a chance to discover the world around them – all within a supportive yet innovative environment. Visit https://www.ocean.edu