Small business owners have pressing business needs but limited time available for addressing them. Courses, workshops and conferences are designed to give managers, owners and potential owners the tools to analyze and resolve business problems and to keep abreast of educational, financial, research and international trade developments.

All programs are presented by highly-qualified specialists, including government representatives, faculty, business owners, and private consultants.

Courses

Upcoming Classes…

Nov
29
Mon
Quickbooks Set Up AND A/R & A/P
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 30 @ 9:00 pm
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

In a simulated business environment, we will demonstrate how to manage both the Customers/Sales and Vendors/Expenses capabilities and Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable transactions and reporting.

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Small Business Accounting.

Instructor: Carla Fallone, MBA, Fallone Business ResourcesNOTE: “Fundamentals of Small Business Accounting” is a prerequisite for this course.

This is a two session course, Monday & Tuesday continuously.

 

Fee: No Cost

Dec
2
Thu
Basics of Small Business Insurance
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Topic: Managing a Business

Are you a small business owner who is operating without insurance, or under-insured, and needs to learn the basics of both insurance and risk management techniques to protect your company from catastrophic loss?

Learn about the types of insurance coverage needed to build a basic insurance program and different ways to buy insurance or to self-insure.

Instructor: Sal Ricciardone, CPCU

 

Fee: No Cost

Clínica de Crédito y Gestión Financiera
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 23 @ 7:30 pm

Establecer crédito personal es la base para construir crédito comercial. ¡Permítanos ayudarlo a descubrir cómo!.

Nuestra Clínica de Gestión Financiera y Crédito se acerca rápidamente y no querrá perdérsela. En esta serie de seminarios web de cuatro partes y sin costo, cubrimos todo lo que necesita saber para controlar su crédito y comenzar a construir su crédito comercial. Con la reciente violación de Equifax, es más importante que nunca comprender su crédito personal para que pueda desarrollar un archivo de crédito comercial.

¡No pierda esta oportunidad de aprender a construir y mejorar su crédito ahora!. Esta serie de seminarios web se realiza los jueves consecutivos a partir del 2 de diciembre y se extiende hasta el 23 de diciembre de 12 p.m. a 1:30 p.m.

Todos los participantes deben asistir a los cuatro seminarios web para aprovechar al máximo esta serie:

1- Módulo – Administración Financiera (Jueves, 2 de diciembre).

2- Módulo – Saber Proyectar Sus Venta (Jueves, 9 de diciembre).

3- Módulo – Curso de Crédito (Jueves 16 de diciembre).

4-  Módulo – Aplicación concreta (Jueves de diciembre

Fee: No Cost

 

Dec
4
Sat
A Business Plan
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Topic: Business Basics

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

Code: XBUSD 008

Register: Call (732) 842-8685 or Register Online for Brookdale Community College.

 

Financing A Small Business
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Financing A Small Business @ Online
Topic: Financing

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: $60

Code: XBUSD 009

Register: Call (732) 842-8685 or Register Online for Brookdale Community College.

Dec
7
Tue
Recordkeeping for Small Business
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 9 @ 9:00 pm
Recordkeeping for Small Business
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 9 @ 9:00 pm

Gain an understanding of primary financial statements, including their development, their use, and effective methods of analysis. With hands-on instruction in business and accounting software programs, participants will learn the general accounting cycle and how it reflects business transactions.

* The course is 6 hours (2 sessions – 3 hours each)

Instructor:  Marcela Zuchovicki

Fee: $99

Course Code: XBUSD 043

Register: Call (732) 842-8685 or Register Online for Brookdale Community College.

Dec
8
Wed
Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs @ Online
Topic: Managing a Business

Discover how to create a collaborative environment where everyone is responsible for design. You will go through design challenges and sprints that can be incorporated into any workplace or startup, to unlock creativity and innovative thinking.

In this session we’ll introduce:

  • The principles of the design thinking process
  • Applying the design thinking process to solve problems
  • The basics of prototyping your ideas

 

Fee: No Cost

Dec
9
Thu
The Side Hustle – How to Start a Business While Working Full Time
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Side Hustle - How to Start a Business While Working Full Time @ Online
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Are you building a business while working fulltime? Don’t quit your day job until you until you learn the key elements you need to have in place to transition to self-employment and make your business a success.

Instructor: Karen Auld, KCA Coaching Services

 

Fee: No Cost

Dec
13
Mon
Entrepreneur Assessment
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Are you considering becoming a business owner? Do you have the characteristics and fundamental skills to run a business? And, what are the types of qualities that may offer a better chance for business success?

Find out if entrepreneurship is right for you. During the session, complete a self-assessment questionnaire to determine if you have the personal characteristics, the financial fitness and the business readiness skills to own a business. We’ll score, interpret and discuss results to provide a better understanding of your entrepreneurial profile.

Instructor: Karen Katcher, MBA, Katcher Associates

 

Fee: No Cost

Dec
14
Tue
Building Blocks to Starting a Business
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Questions! So many questions. This course is designed to help you ask the right questions, and find the right answers, to starting your own business. We identify the basic planning you’ll need to tackle as you start to shape your business idea into reality and help you understand how to prioritize the steps you’ll be taking, including naming your business, determining the type of legal entity you’ll select, developing a business plan, marketing, insurance, financial considerations and more. This course also provides information about valuable resources available to budding entrepreneurs.

Instructor: Ed Dolan, MBA, Kiva Intl. Business Group

Registration is required.

 

Fee: No Cost

Dec
15
Wed
Business by the Numbers – Webinar
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

This course offers foundational information about important financial practices and planning, including key accounting and tax considerations, for the new business owner. Don’t be caught by surprise. This practical overview provides an understanding of how to strategically manage the financial aspect of your operation from the start, as you plan for your new business.

Instructor: Karen Katcher, MBA, Katcher Associates

PLEASE NOTE: Registration confirmation will be sent from another system. To avoid the chance of that email ending up in your Junk folder, add this address to your safe list – centeric@clients.njsbdc.com

 

Fee: No Cost

Dec
16
Thu
Mastering the Mental Side of Business
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mastering the Mental Side of Business @ Online
Topic: Business Basics

The way you think will impact the way you run your business. In this class, we will teach you how to set goals and create achievable plans, how to handle the inevitable challenges and setbacks you’ll face along the way building your business. Confidence is key to your success. Learn how to build your confidence in any situation, work through habits and fears that can hold you back, and create a support system that will help lead you to success.

Instructor: Karen Auld, Certified Success Coach

Course Code: CRN 50120

There is no cost for this webinar, but registration is required.

 

Fee: No Cost

 

 

Contact Us

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