Training Courses

Training Courses 2017-09-21T15:32:42+00:00

Training takes the form of workshops, seminars and conferences on topics such as Starting a Small Business, Marketing, Financing, Accounting, Developing a Business Plan, Managing, E-Commerce, and more.

Local Events

Jan
24
Wed
Intro to Quickbooks Workshop @ Secaucus Public Library
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Intro to Quickbooks Workshop @ Secaucus Public Library

Intro to Quickbooks Workshop

TICKETS HERE

Save Time and Money using QuickBooks Online!
Focus energy on your business.
Avoid the stress of accounting.
Kristin Cavataio, CPA from Presti & Naegele in NYC, will be presenting the following:

YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS
-SET UP/ UNDERSTAND YOUR FINANCIALS
-HAVE MORE CONTROL OVER REPORTING
-TRACK MONTHLY/YEARLY GROWTH

BENEFITS OF QUICKBOOKS
-PULL REPORTS WITH ONE-CLICK
-ORGANIZE BOOKKEEPING
-CONTROL EXPENSES
-TRACK INVENTORY
-PROCESS PAYROLL
-PAY BILLS
-TRACK TAXES

PLANNING AND PREPARING
– SESSION 1 QUICK BOOKS WORKSHOP SERIES

Parking:
Metered Street Parking ($0.25 per hour)

 

Feb
21
Wed
Starting or Growing a Veteran-Owned Business @ NJCU Vodra Hall, Room 101 Conference Room D
Feb 21 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Starting or Growing a Veteran-Owned Business @ NJCU Vodra Hall, Room 101 Conference Room D

A Course Designed Specifically for Veterans to Succeed in Business!

Tickets Here

OWNING A VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS
Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Enroll in Boots to Business Reboot.

ABOUT BOOTS TO BUSINESS REBOOT 
Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources.

Step one is the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course eligible to Veterans of all eras, service members (including members of the National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors.

Step two is the follow on Foundations of Entrepreneurship course instructed by a consortium of professors and skill-ed business advisors from the SBA Network.

Please email boot-to-business@sba.gov if you’ve already attended Boots to Business and wish to sign-up.

ACCESSIBILITY:

Building has Wheelchair accessibility

NJCU PARKING ON CAMPUS:

Located on Culver Avenue, the Michael Gilligan Student Union garage offers two levels of NJCU campus parking beneath the building and an open lot.

Enter by turning right from Culver Avenue, approaching from West Side Avenue. (Approaching from Kennedy Boulevard, left turns are prohibited by the Jersey City Police Department.)
The adjacent open lot is accessed through the GSU Parking Garage.

Days and Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. ‑ 11:00 p.m.
$10.00 ($8.00 pre-paid)

For More Information:
Email: sbdc@njcu.edu
Call: (201) 200-2156

 

Mar
13
Tue
STRUP 101: How to Start a Business (from the “Starting a Business Workshop Series”) @ Jersey City- City Hall
Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
STRUP 101: How to Start a Business (from the "Starting a Business Workshop Series") @ Jersey City- City Hall

STARTING A BUSINESS

Workshop Series

TICKETS HERE

Presented by the Small Business Development Center(SBDC) at New Jersey City University(NJCU) in collaboration with Jersey City Economic Development Center (JCEDC)

This workshop series is for aspiring entrepreneurs that want to open the business of their dreams and get out of the 9 to 5 grind!

The series includes:

1. STRUP 101: How to Start a Business (March 13,2018) 
This workshop is directed to the entrepreneur at the conceptual stage. We will discuss the personal and business assessment process, basics of a business plan, how to finance the business, an introduction on different business entities, and the certifications that can help businesses grow.

2. STRUP 102: How to Write a Winning Business Plan (March 20, 2018)
This course will take you through the step-by-step process of developing a business plan. Although business plans are very specific to each particular business, we will provide basic instruction on the universal core elements.

3. MAR 101: Basics of Marketing/Sales (March 27,2018)
In this Introductory workshop, entrepreneurs will learn the basics of how to do market research, create a pricing
strategy, understand their target markets, efficient engagement, and how to promote and sell.

Schedule of Events:

Complimentary Lunch 12:00-12:30pm

Presentation 12:30-1:30pm

Q&A 1:30-2:00pm

Mar
20
Tue
STRUP 102: How to Write a Winning Business Plan (from the “Starting a Business Workshop Series”) @ Jersey City- City Hall
Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
STRUP 102: How to Write a Winning Business Plan (from the "Starting a Business Workshop Series") @ Jersey City- City Hall

STARTING A BUSINESS

Workshop Series

TICKETS HERE

Presented by the Small Business Development Center(SBDC) at New Jersey City University(NJCU) in collaboration with Jersey City Economic Development Center (JCEDC)

This workshop series is for aspiring entrepreneurs that want to open the business of their dreams and get out of the 9 to 5 grind!

The series includes:

1. STRUP 101: How to Start a Business (March 13,2018) 
This workshop is directed to the entrepreneur at the conceptual stage. We will discuss the personal and business assessment process, basics of a business plan, how to finance the business, an introduction on different business entities, and the certifications that can help businesses grow.

2. STRUP 102: How to Write a Winning Business Plan (March 20, 2018)
This course will take you through the step-by-step process of developing a business plan. Although business plans are very specific to each particular business, we will provide basic instruction on the universal core elements.

3. MAR 101: Basics of Marketing/Sales (March 27,2018)
In this Introductory workshop, entrepreneurs will learn the basics of how to do market research, create a pricing
strategy, understand their target markets, efficient engagement, and how to promote and sell.

Schedule of Events:

Complimentary Lunch 12:00-12:30pm

Presentation 12:30-1:30pm

Q&A 1:30-2:00pm

Mar
27
Tue
MAR 101: Basics of Marketing/Sales (from the “Starting a Business Workshop Series”) @ Jersey City- City Hall
Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
MAR 101: Basics of Marketing/Sales (from the "Starting a Business Workshop Series") @ Jersey City- City Hall

STARTING A BUSINESS

Workshop Series

TICKETS HERE

Presented by the Small Business Development Center(SBDC) at New Jersey City University(NJCU) in collaboration with Jersey City Economic Development Center (JCEDC)

This workshop series is for aspiring entrepreneurs that want to open the business of their dreams and get out of the 9 to 5 grind!

The series includes:

1. STRUP 101: How to Start a Business (March 13,2018) 
This workshop is directed to the entrepreneur at the conceptual stage. We will discuss the personal and business assessment process, basics of a business plan, how to finance the business, an introduction on different business entities, and the certifications that can help businesses grow.

2. STRUP 102: How to Write a Winning Business Plan (March 20, 2018)
This course will take you through the step-by-step process of developing a business plan. Although business plans are very specific to each particular business, we will provide basic instruction on the universal core elements.

3. MAR 101: Basics of Marketing/Sales (March 27,2018)
In this Introductory workshop, entrepreneurs will learn the basics of how to do market research, create a pricing
strategy, understand their target markets, efficient engagement, and how to promote and sell.

Schedule of Events:

Complimentary Lunch 12:00-12:30pm

Presentation 12:30-1:30pm

Q&A 1:30-2:00pm

Apr
25
Wed
Basics of Financial Management @ Secaucus Public Library
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Basics of Financial Management @ Secaucus Public Library

BUS 103: Basics of Financial Management

TICKETS HERE

Hosted by the Small Business Development Center(SBDC) at New Jersey City University(NJCU)

Successfully managing the finances of a small business is challenging. Learn tips and practices that you can use to help you run a small business that is financially fit.

This training is for new and aspiring business owners, it will introduce you to the day-to- day operations, organization and planning of a business from a financial standpoint. It was written for entrepreneurs who have no prior formal business training and offers practical information that can easily be put in place.

Course Outline:
● Bookkeeping
● Selling and Succession
● Financial Management
● Organizational Types
● Time Management
● Tax Preparation
● Banking
● Record Keeping
● Risk Management
● Credit Reporting

Parking:

Metered Street Parking ($0.25 per hour)

For More Information:
Email: sbdc@njcu.edu
Call: (201) 200-2156

May
9
Wed
Introduction to Bookkeeping and Accounting @ North Bergen Public Library
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Introduction to Bookkeeping and Accounting @ North Bergen Public Library

ACCT 101: Introduction to Bookkeeping and Accounting

TICKETS HERE

Hosted by the Small Business Development Center(SBDC) at New Jersey City University(NJCU)

ACCT 101: Introduction to Bookkeeping and Accounting

This course will introduce the basic principles of accounting and bookkeeping
and how to use those numbers to make more informed business decisions. This
class will help you understand the most common accounting terms that
accountants and bankers use to talk about your business health. We will show
how to easily create an income (profit and loss) statement, a balance sheet, and
a cash flow forecast. Learn to understand what the most common financial
records mean.

Course Outline:

  • Bookkeeping tools & resources
  • Recording practices
  • Basic financial statements development
  • Vocabulary and basic literacy discussion
  • Intro to QuickBooks

Parking:

Library Parking lot and Metered Street Parking

For More Information:
Email: sbdc@njcu.edu
Call: (201) 200-2156

May
23
Wed
Intro to Quickbooks Workshop @ North Bergen Public Library
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Intro to Quickbooks Workshop @ North Bergen Public Library

Intro to Quickbooks Workshop

TICKETS HERE

Save Time and Money using QuickBooks Online!
Focus energy on your business.
Avoid the stress of accounting.
Kristin Cavataio, CPA from Presti & Naegele in NYC, will be presenting the following:

YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS
-SET UP/ UNDERSTAND YOUR FINANCIALS
-HAVE MORE CONTROL OVER REPORTING
-TRACK MONTHLY/YEARLY GROWTH

BENEFITS OF QUICKBOOKS
-PULL REPORTS WITH ONE-CLICK
-ORGANIZE BOOKKEEPING
-CONTROL EXPENSES
-TRACK INVENTORY
-PROCESS PAYROLL
-PAY BILLS
-TRACK TAXES

PLANNING AND PREPARING
– SESSION 1 QUICK BOOKS WORKSHOP SERIES

Parking:
Library parking lot & Metered Street Parking

 

Jun
1
Fri
QuickBooks Training Workshop @ North Bergen Public Library
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
QuickBooks Training Workshop @ North Bergen Public Library

 

QUICKBOOKS TRAINING WORKSHOP

REGISTER HERE

America’s SBDC at NJCU invites you to enroll in our QuickBooks Training Workshop to be held at the North Bergen Public Library located in North Bergen, NJ.

The 3-hour, HANDS-ON, QuickBooks Workshop will instruct business owners, business financial personnel, business bookkeepers and anyone managing the payroll, finances, and inventory of a business on how to learn and grow your business better.

Our certified QuickBooks instructors will show you how to use the most updated QuickBooks software helping you to increase your business accuracy with your accountants and the local banks. QuickBooks software will help your business save time and money!

The HANDS-ON, QuickBooks Workshop is designed for business owners, employees at businesses, persons who want to work for businesses in a payroll or financial capacity and need training.

Space is limited so enroll today!

Training Workshop includes:
• Hands-on instruction by certified QuickBooks instructor
• Free 30-day QuickBooks Trial Online Software/Access
• Resource booklet

Contacts:
Juan Medina, Community Outreach Officer/Senior Consultant
Christian Pichardo, Marketing Consultant
Ryan Silvestre, Senior Business Consultant
Email: sbdc@njcu.edu
Call: (201) 200-2156


WORKSHOP CURRICULUM-

QuickBooks Overview:

Different versions of QB and selecting proper version

Basics of QB:

  1. Setting up new company file
  2. Connecting bank account to download bank transactions
  3. Creating new accounts, customers, and vendors
  4. Writing and printing checks from QBO
  5. Recording expenses and deposits
  6. Reconciling bank activity
  7. Cash basis balance sheet and profit and loss

Invoicing and Bill Payments:

  1. Review of customer and vendor center in QBO
  2. Recording bills and bill payments
  3. Creating products/services to be included on invoices
  4. Creating invoices and customizing
  5. Receiving customer payments and recording deposits
  6. Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable aging reports
  7. Accrual based Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss

We will provide:

  • Computers + Software
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

Bonus: Free 30-Day Trial of Quickbooks Online


Presentor Bio:

KRISTIN E. CAVATAIO, CPA joined Presti & Naegele in 2012. She received her BS degree in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University and received her MBA in Finance, with Advanced Certifications in both Public Accounting and International Business, from Iona College. Kristin brings client-oriented experience from over ten years working in the service industry in addition to three years working as a billing coordinator for a NYC law firm. She began with Presti & Naegele specializing in corporate, partnership and individual taxation and has now transitioned to a Consultant with the Accounting Technology Department. Kristin is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

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