Training Courses

Training Courses2017-09-21T15:32:42+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

Jul
25
Wed
Marketing and Sales Workshop Part 2 @ New Jersey City University- School of Business
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

REGISTER HERE

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.

Event Outline:

Networking
  • How to position your product or service without aggressively pitching
  • How to identify potential prospects at any event or organization
  • How to look for referrals within your own network of contacts
Follow-up with Leads
  • How to remain committed to following up with your leads
  • What free tools or CRM systems exist to help you stay organized
  • How to draft an email to that prompts a response
  • How to call a prospect and engage prospect into the conversation
Qualifying Prospects
  • How to immediately qualify a prospect
  • What are some of the hard questions to ask a prospect
  • How to engage the prospect to give you information on their pain points
Presentation
  • How to present your product or service with value
  • What are some of the presentation tools that you can use
  • How to ask hard questions after presenting to decision makers
Asking for the Sale/Close
  • How to rebuttal any objections or concerns on your service/product
  • How to ask the hard questions right after a presentation
  • How to move forward with a close

Parking:

  1. Street Parking up to 2 hours
  2. Metered Parking up to 2 hours
  3. Central Parking- Plaza 4A (135 Greene Street, entrance is on Christopher Colombus Drive) for $5 parking with Eventbrite print out ticket. (See bottom of the image below).

school of business map

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

By Hudson-Bergen Light Rail 
Traveling from the direction of either Bayonne or Hoboken, exit at the Harborside Station stop in Jersey City.

By PATH Train
From 33rd Street

Take the train marked Journal Square. At the Pavonia Newport Station transfer from the same track to the train marked World Trade Center and exit at the next stop which is Exchange Place. The Harborside is adjacent to the station entrance, to the north.

From Hoboken
Take the train marked World Trade Center. Exit at the Exchange Place Station. Harborside is adjacent to the station entrance, to the north.

From WTC
Take the train marked Hoboken or Newark and exit at the Exchange Place Station. Harborside is adjacent to the station entrance, to the north.

By Ferry 
New York Waterway operates weekday ferry service between Manhattan and Jersey City. From Midtown/ West 39th St, Pier 11/Wall St, or the World Financial Center, take the Paulus Hook ferry to Jersey City. The ferry stop is three blocks south of the Harborside. Please note: ferry service to Paulus Hook does not operate on weekends or holidays.

By Bus 
New Jersey Transit has a comprehensive bus system that includes third party buses that stop at Exchange Place. Please visit the NJ Transit website for additional information and assistance planning a convenient route. Exit buses at the Exchange Place Station. Harborside is adjacent to the station entrance, to the north.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

For Navigation Systems
Use “200 Hudson Street, Jersey City, NJ 07311” the main entrance to the building.

From NJCU Main Campus 
Head northeast on John F. Kennedy Blvd toward Culver Avenue for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Montgomery Street and travel 2 miles. Turn left onto Greene St., right at the first cross street onto Christopher Columbus Dr. then left onto Hudson St. Harborside’s main entrance will be on the right.

From the New Jersey Turnpike North or South 
Take exit 14-14A-14B-14C for I-78 toward US-1/US-9/US-22/ Newark Airport/Holland Tunnel. Take exit 14A-14B-14C for I-78 E toward Bayonne/Jersey City/Holland Tunnel. Merge ontoI-78 E and drive 6.2 miles. Take the exit toward Jersey City/Columbus Drive. Continue for 1.2 miles on Christopher Columbus Drive. Turn left onto Hudson St. (at light passed Greene Street), crossing over the rail tracks and travel 0.1 miles north. Harborside main entrance is on the right.

From Interstate 280 
Take I-280 East via the ramp on the left towards New Jersey Turnpike. Merge onto I-78 E and drive 6.2 miles. Take the exit toward Jersey City/Columbus Drive. Continue for 1.2 miles on Christopher Columbus Drive. Turn left onto Hudson St. (at light passed Greene Street), crossing over the rail tracks and travel 0.1 miles north. Harborside main entrance is on the right.

From The Lincoln Tunnel 
Follow Lincoln Tunnel, crossing into New Jersey. Take the exit towards Willow Ave/Weehawken/Hoboken. Merge onto Park Ave/County Rd 675/Willow Ave. Turn right onto 14th Street/County Rd 670. Make a left onto Manhattan Ave/Paterson Plank Road and travel 1 mile south. Turn right onto Harrison, left onto Newark Ave, and right onto Marin Blvd. Travel 1.2 miles south on Marin Blvd then turn left onto Christopher Columbus Dr. and travel four blocks east. Turn left onto Hudson St. (the light passed Greene Street), crossing over the rail tracks and travel 0.1 miles north. Harborside main entrance is on the right.

From the Holland Tunnel 
Follow Holland Tunnel, crossing into New Jersey. Immediately upon exiting make first right onto Marin Blvd. Turn right onto 18th Street. Continue onto Washington Blvd. Travel approximately 1.2 mile south. Turn left onto Christopher Columbus Dr. and travel four blocks east. Turn left onto Hudson St. (at light passed Greene Street), crossing over the rail tracks and travel 0.1 miles north. Harborside main entrance is on the right.

Aug
14
Tue
PURCHASING A FRANCHISE @ Ponce Bank
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
PURCHASING A FRANCHISE @ Ponce Bank

FRANCHISE OWNERSHIP WORKSHOP

REGISTER HERE

AN IN-DEPTH WORKSHOP HOSTED BY THE SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER AT NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY AND PRESENTED BY FRANNET. HERE YOU WILL LEARN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT FRANCHISING AND OWNING A BUSINESS, WE WILL GO OVER TOPICS SUCH AS:

  • BENEFITS OF BUSINESS OWNERSHIP
  • HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT FRANCHISE
  • HOW TO LEVERAGE YOUR CURRENT SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
  • HOW TO RAISE CAPITAL AND INVEST IN A FRANCHISE
  • RESOURCES AND SUPPORT FROM THE SBDC AND SBA

Parking:

Metered parking & Parking lot behind the location.

Contacts:
Juan Medina, Senior Consultant
Ryan Silvestre, Senior Consultant
Christian Pichardo, Marketing Consultant
Beshoy Hanna, Finance Consultant
Email: sbdc@njcu.edu
Call: (201) 200-2156

Aug
21
Tue
Meet The Lenders @ NJCU School of Business
Aug 21 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
REGISTER HERE

This is your opportunity to learn about:

  • Loans available for small business (7a,504, Microloans)
  • The basic lending criteria to qualify for funding
  • The application process and documents required
  • Non-traditional finance options
  • And meet with loan experts who work with and fund small business entrepreneurs

Agenda:

  • Check-In: 11:30AM-12:00PM
  • Panel 1: 12:00PM-12:45PM
  • Panel 2: 1:00PM-1:45PM
  • Exhibitor/Networking Session: 2:00PM-3:00PM

Parking:

  1. Street Parking up to 2 hours
  2. Metered Parking up to 2 hours
  3. Central Parking- Plaza 4A (135 Greene Street, entrance is on Christopher Colombus Drive) for $5 parking with Eventbrite print out ticket. (See bottom of the image below).

school of business map

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

By Hudson-Bergen Light Rail 
Traveling from the direction of either Bayonne or Hoboken, exit at the Harborside Station stop in Jersey City.

By PATH Train
From 33rd Street

Take the train marked Journal Square. At the Pavonia Newport Station transfer from the same track to the train marked World Trade Center and exit at the next stop which is Exchange Place. The Harborside is adjacent to the station entrance, to the north.

From Hoboken
Take the train marked World Trade Center. Exit at the Exchange Place Station. Harborside is adjacent to the station entrance, to the north.

From WTC
Take the train marked Hoboken or Newark and exit at the Exchange Place Station. Harborside is adjacent to the station entrance, to the north.

By Ferry 
New York Waterway operates weekday ferry service between Manhattan and Jersey City. From Midtown/ West 39th St, Pier 11/Wall St, or the World Financial Center, take the Paulus Hook ferry to Jersey City. The ferry stop is three blocks south of the Harborside. Please note: ferry service to Paulus Hook does not operate on weekends or holidays.

By Bus 
New Jersey Transit has a comprehensive bus system that includes third party buses that stop at Exchange Place. Please visit the NJ Transit website for additional information and assistance planning a convenient route. Exit buses at the Exchange Place Station. Harborside is adjacent to the station entrance, to the north.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

For Navigation Systems
Use “200 Hudson Street, Jersey City, NJ 07311” the main entrance to the building.

From NJCU Main Campus 
Head northeast on John F. Kennedy Blvd toward Culver Avenue for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Montgomery Street and travel 2 miles. Turn left onto Greene St., right at the first cross street onto Christopher Columbus Dr. then left onto Hudson St. Harborside’s main entrance will be on the right.

From the New Jersey Turnpike North or South 
Take exit 14-14A-14B-14C for I-78 toward US-1/US-9/US-22/ Newark Airport/Holland Tunnel. Take exit 14A-14B-14C for I-78 E toward Bayonne/Jersey City/Holland Tunnel. Merge ontoI-78 E and drive 6.2 miles. Take the exit toward Jersey City/Columbus Drive. Continue for 1.2 miles on Christopher Columbus Drive. Turn left onto Hudson St. (at light passed Greene Street), crossing over the rail tracks and travel 0.1 miles north. Harborside main entrance is on the right.

From Interstate 280 
Take I-280 East via the ramp on the left towards New Jersey Turnpike. Merge onto I-78 E and drive 6.2 miles. Take the exit toward Jersey City/Columbus Drive. Continue for 1.2 miles on Christopher Columbus Drive. Turn left onto Hudson St. (at light passed Greene Street), crossing over the rail tracks and travel 0.1 miles north. Harborside main entrance is on the right.

From The Lincoln Tunnel 
Follow Lincoln Tunnel, crossing into New Jersey. Take the exit towards Willow Ave/Weehawken/Hoboken. Merge onto Park Ave/County Rd 675/Willow Ave. Turn right onto 14th Street/County Rd 670. Make a left onto Manhattan Ave/Paterson Plank Road and travel 1 mile south. Turn right onto Harrison, left onto Newark Ave, and right onto Marin Blvd. Travel 1.2 miles south on Marin Blvd then turn left onto Christopher Columbus Dr. and travel four blocks east. Turn left onto Hudson St. (the light passed Greene Street), crossing over the rail tracks and travel 0.1 miles north. Harborside main entrance is on the right.

From the Holland Tunnel 
Follow Holland Tunnel, crossing into New Jersey. Immediately upon exiting make first right onto Marin Blvd. Turn right onto 18th Street. Continue onto Washington Blvd. Travel approximately 1.2 mile south. Turn left onto Christopher Columbus Dr. and travel four blocks east. Turn left onto Hudson St. (at light passed Greene Street), crossing over the rail tracks and travel 0.1 miles north. Harborside main entrance is on the right.

Sep
19
Wed
Starting a Business & Writing a Business Plan @ BCB Bayonne Community Bank
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Starting a Business & Writing a Business Plan @ BCB Bayonne Community Bank

Starting a Business & Writing a Business Plan

TICKETS HERE

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

Sponsored and paid for by BCB Community Bank

This training will cover :

  • An introduction to different business entities
  • A Personal and Business Assessment process
  • How to finance your business
  • Certifications that can help your business grow
  • A Step-by-Step process of developing a Business Plan

Parking:

Metered Street Parking and Bank Parking Lot

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

Oct
16
Tue
Basics of Marketing and Sales Workshop @ BCB Bank
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register Here

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.

Event Outline:

Networking
  • How to position your product or service without aggressively pitching
  • How to identify potential prospects at any event or organization
  • How to look for referrals within your own network of contacts
Follow-up with Leads
  • How to remain committed to following up with your leads
  • What free tools or CRM systems exist to help you stay organized
  • How to draft an email to that prompts a response
  • How to call a prospect and engage prospect into the conversation
Qualifying Prospects
  • How to immediately qualify a prospect
  • What are some of the hard questions to ask a prospect
  • How to engage the prospect to give you information on their pain points
Presentation
  • How to present your product or service with value
  • What are some of the presentation tools that you can use
  • How to ask hard questions after presenting to decision makers
Asking for the Sale/Close
  • How to rebuttal any objections or concerns on your service/product
  • How to ask the hard questions right after a presentation
  • How to move forward with a close

Parking:

Street & Metered Parking

Nov
13
Tue
Starting a Business and Writing a Business Plan @ BCB Indus American Bank
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Starting a Business and Writing a Business Plan @ BCB Indus American Bank

Register Here

This training will cover :

  • An introduction to different business entities
  • A Personal and Business Assessment process
  • How to finance your business
  • Certifications that can help your business grow
  • A Step-by-Step process of developing a Business Plan

Parking:

Street & Metered Parking

Nov
14
Wed
CPA Forum- Small Business Tax Planning @ Kearny Point
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CPA Forum- Small Business Tax Planning @ Kearny Point

Register here

We brought together 3 local Certified Public Accountants to introduce you to the powerful benefits of tax planning.

Lower your tax liabilities and improve your bottom line.


Bring a list of questions ready!


Limited Parking Available: Street parking is $0.25/per hour

 

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