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

    Mar
    4
    Wed
    QuickBooks for Business @ Kearny Point
    Mar 4 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

    QuickBooks for Business

    This workshop offers an introductory walk-through of QuickBooks, an accounting software. The speaker will briefly explain how business owners can organize bookkeeping, control expenses, track inventory, pay bills, and so much more via QuickBooks!

    Learn the:

    • Set up/understand your financials
    • Have more control over reporting
    • Track monthly/yearly growth

    Speaker(s): Kristin Cavataio, CPA at P&N Accounting Offices.

    Sponsored and paid for by: the United States Small Business Administration, Small Business Development Center at NJCU, New Jersey City University and Kearny Point.

    Have a comment or question? Send us an email at sbdc@njcu.edu or visit us at sbdchudsoncounty.com


    FREE Parking:

    Use the highlighted ‘Tenant Parking’ area.


    Training Courses and Event Policy:

    Because we value the safety and security of our attendees and the communities they participate in, the following will not be accepted at any event hosted, organized, or participated by the SBDC.

    • Children under 12 years of age.
    • Children between 12-18 years of age without parental supervision.
    • Inappropriate language or behavior.
    • Unprofessional attire.
    • Limited seating available. Attendees are seated on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Event attendees/participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event at the discretion of the event staff.

    *Event time & location can be subject to change*

    Mar
    18
    Wed
    Get Customers with Google @ Kearny Point
    Mar 18 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

    Get Customers with Google

    In this seminar, learn how to utilize the Google My Business (GMB) feature and use it to your advantage for your qualifying small business.

    Speaker(s): Marggiori Salas, Chief Executive Officer at IORI Digital

    Learn how to:

    • Claim your GMB listing
    • Get your business listing verified
    • Engage customers with GMB
    • Use tools to engage your customers

    Sponsored and paid for by: the United States Small Business Administration, Small Business Development Center at NJCU, New Jersey City University and Kearny Point.

    Have a comment or question? Send us an email at sbdc@njcu.edu or visit us at sbdchudsoncounty.com


    FREE Parking:

    Use the highlighted ‘Tenant Parking’ area.


    Training Courses and Event Policy:

    Because we value the safety and security of our attendees and the communities they participate in, the following will not be accepted at any event hosted, organized, or participated by the SBDC.

    • Children under 12 years of age.
    • Children between 12-18 years of age without parental supervision.
    • Inappropriate language or behavior.
    • Unprofessional attire.
    • Limited seating available. Attendees are seated on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Event attendees/participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event at the discretion of the event staff.

    *Event time & location can be subject to change*

    Apr
    14
    Tue
    Jersey City Business Empowerment Program: Business Plan Writing @ Mary McLeod Bethune Community Life Center
    Apr 14 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
    Jersey City Business Empowerment Program: Business Plan Writing @ Mary McLeod Bethune Community Life Center

    Jersey City Business Empowerment Program: Business Plan Writing

    A business plan walks you through each step of starting and maintaining a business. This session will teach business owners how to write a business plan that will outline ways to structure and grow a business.

    We will discuss:

    • Personal and business assessment process
    • Basics of a business plan
    • How to finance the business
    • An introduction to different business entities
    • Certifications that can help businesses grow
    • and MORE!

    Speaker(s): Ryan Silvestre, Senior Business Consultant at NJSBDC at NJCU

    Sponsored and paid for by: the United States Small Business Administration, NJ Small Business Development Center at NJCU, New Jersey City University, and Office of Diversity and Inclusion, City of Jersey City.

    Have a comment or question? send us an email at sbdc@njcu.edu or visit us at sbdchudsoncounty.com


    Parking:

    • FREE parking in the lot across the Center.

    Training Courses and Event Policy:

    Because we value the safety and security of our attendees and the communities they participate in, the following will not be accepted at any event hosted, organized, or participated by the SBDC.

    • Children under 12 years of age.
    • Children between 12-18 years of age without parental supervision.
    • Inappropriate language or behavior.
    • Unprofessional attire.
    • Limited seating available. Attendees are seated on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Event attendees/participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event at the discretion of the event staff.

    *Event time & location can be subject to change*

    Apr
    21
    Tue
    Jersey City Business Empowerment Program: Marketing @ Mary McLeod Bethune Community Life Center
    Apr 21 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
    Jersey City Business Empowerment Program: Marketing @ Mary McLeod Bethune Community Life Center

    Jersey City Business Empowerment Program: Marketing

    Marketing is beneficial to every small business. This session will help you consider your target audience and platforms to market your business.

    We will go over:

    • Market research & tools
    • Setting up your business for marketing.
    • Setting up your business for sales.
    • Promotion tactics
    • Sales tactics

    Speaker(s): Christian Pichardo, Marketing Director at NJSBDC at NJCU

    Sponsored and paid for by: the United States Small Business Administration, NJ Small Business Development Center at NJCU, New Jersey City University, and Office of Diversity and Inclusion, City of Jersey City.

    Have a comment or question? send us an email at sbdc@njcu.edu or visit us at sbdchudsoncounty.com


    Parking:

    • FREE parking in the lot across the Center.

    Training Courses and Event Policy:

    Because we value the safety and security of our attendees and the communities they participate in, the following will not be accepted at any event hosted, organized, or participated by the SBDC.

    • Children under 12 years of age.
    • Children between 12-18 years of age without parental supervision.
    • Inappropriate language or behavior.
    • Unprofessional attire.
    • Limited seating available. Attendees are seated on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Event attendees/participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event at the discretion of the event staff.

    *Event time & location can be subject to change*

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