Aug
    21
    Wed
    Meet The Lenders – Learn how to get a Business Loan directly from the Lenders! @ Kearny Point
    Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

    MEET THE LENDERS:

    THE BIGGEST LENDERS EVENT OF NJ!

    Food • Drinks • Giveaways • and more.

    Senior VP’s, Veteran Bankers, and SBA Lending Experts will show you where to find loans in an immersive panel discussion.

    Learn about:

    • Loans available for small business (7a, 504, Micro-loans)
    • Lending criteria to qualify for funding
    • The application process and documents required
    • Non-traditional finance options
    • Meet with loan experts and other entrepreneurs like you

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

    Speaker(s): SBA, RBAC, UCEDC, Ponce Bank, and more.

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

    Agenda:

    10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Registration, Coffee, & Networking (1st Floor Lobby)
    11:45 PM – 12:00 PM – Welcoming Remarks & Introductions
    12:00 PM – 01:00 PM – Panel Discussion (4th Floor)
    01:00 PM – 01:30 PM – Q&A (4th Floor)
    01:30PM – 02:30 PM – Exhibitor/Networking Session (at Dry Bistro Bar on 1st Floor)


    Parking:

    Use the Tenant Parking Lot opposite of the Kearny Point front entrance.


    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 18 years of age
    • Inappropriate language or behavior
    • Unprofessional attire.

    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*

    Oct
    2
    Wed
    Starting a Business & Writing a Business Plan @ Bayonne City Hall- Council Chambers
    Oct 2 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
    Starting a Business & Writing a Business Plan @ Bayonne City Hall- Council Chambers

    Starting a Business & Writing a Business Plan

    This workshop is directed to the entrepreneur at the conceptual stage and will take them through the step-by-step process of developing a business plan from A to Z.

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

    We will discuss:

    • Basics of a business plan,
    • Different Entities,
    • Certifications that can help businesses grow,
    • Personal & Business Assessment Process,
    • and MORE!

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

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


    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.

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

    Fee: No Cost

    *EVENT TIME, LOCATION, AND/OR DATE CAN BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*

    Oct
    16
    Wed
    Social Media for Small Businesses @ Hoboken Business Center
    Oct 16 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

    Social Media for Small Businesses:

    This course will take you through strategies and tactics that will help you market and sell the products or services your business offers.

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

    We will go over:

    • Planning your Social Media strategy
    • Creating engaging and creative content
    • Engaging with your customers and clients
    • Analyze your results to improve your strategy and tactics
    • and MORE!

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

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


    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.

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

    *EVENT TIME, LOCATION, AND/OR DATE CAN BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*

    Nov
    20
    Wed
    Navigate the Chaos @ NJCU School of Business, Auditorium
    Nov 20 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

    Navigate the Chaos

    Socrates noted, “To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom.” How well do you know yourself?

    This event, Navigate the Chaos (very uniquely phrased by Dr. Edmondson) will help you learn the foundations of an entrepreneurial mindset and challenge you to ask yourself questions in order to increase your self-awareness. Are you up for the challenge?

    Speaker(s): Dr. Michael Edmondson, Interim Dean, College of Professional Studies at New Jersey City University (NJCU).

    About Dr. Edmondson: He has published four books with Business Experts Press: ‘Marketing Your Value: 9 Steps to Navigate Your Career’, ‘Major in Happiness: Debunking the College Major Fallacies’, ‘Success: Theory and Practice, and Strategic Thinking and Writing.’ His fifth book, The ‘Relevance of the Humanities to the 21st Century Workplace’ is will be published later this year. Dr. Edmondson has a BA from Cabrini University, an MA from Villanova University, and a Ph.D. from Temple University.

    We will go over:

    • The traits and habits of successful people
    • The relationship of self-awareness to success
    • The link between personal growth and professional development
    • Questions to ask yourself about how often you work towards your goals
    • and MORE!

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

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


    Parking & Transportation:

    To get to the NJCU School of Business, it is recommended that you travel using public transportation due to limited parking spaces.

    If using public transportation, get there:

    • 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.
    • 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.

    If you’re driving, you can park at these nearby garages:

    • 110 Plaza 5 Garage – 160 Greene St.
    • LM Plaza 4A Parking – 135 Greene St.
    • Columbus Garage – 66 Christopher Columbus Dr.
    • One Parking – 10 Exchange Pl.

    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 NJSBDC at NJCU.

    • Children under 12 years of age.
    • Children between 12-18 years of age without parental supervision.
    • Inappropriate language or behavior.
    • Unprofessional attire.

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

    *EVENT TIME, LOCATION, AND/OR DATE CAN BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*

    Dec
    6
    Fri
    NJCFE 2019 Financial Literacy Symposium @ New Jersey City University
    Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
    NJCFE 2019 Financial Literacy Symposium @ New Jersey City University

    The Symposium will be held on December 6 and hosted by Dr. Bernard McSherry, Dean, and New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ. This half day morning event will begin with a 9:00 AM registration and contain two nationally recognized key note speakers on financial literacy. Additionally, there are two tracks for participants – one track for classroom educators and one track for community leaders and not-for-profits.

    What Organizations would Benefit?
    • Community Nonprofits
    • Faith-based organizations
    • State and Local Government Agencies

    Who Should Attend?
    • Directors and Program Administrators
    • Counselors
    • Community Volunteers

    What Financial Topics will be Addressed?
    • Strategies for Promoting Financial Wellness in Disadvantaged Communities
    • Advancing Financial Capability through Technology Access and Literacy

    Keynote Speakers:
    • Beth Kobliner, Best-selling Author: Get a Financial Life,
    Personal Finance in Your Twenties & Thirties, Make Your Kid a
    Money Genius.
    • Jonathan Clements, Former Personal-finance Columnist, The
    Wall Street Journal, and Author: How to Think About Money

    Jan
    29
    Wed
    Basics of Bookkeeping and Accounting @ Hoboken Business Center
    Jan 29 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
    Basics of Bookkeeping and Accounting @ Hoboken Business Center

    Basics of Bookkeeping & Accounting

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

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

    The workshop will cover:

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

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

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


    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.

    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*

    Feb
    19
    Wed
    9 Business Tax Deductions that can save you thousands @ Kearny Point
    Feb 19 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

    9 Business Tax Deductions that can save you thousands

    This course will introduce you to the powerful benefits of tax planning. The speaker, Meryl Greenwald, CPA will explain everything from how to lower your tax liabilities, new tax codes, what you can/can’t write off, and more!

    About the speaker: Meryl Greenwald is a CPA, Certified Tax Strategist and owner of M. Greenwald Associates LLP. She has been saving client’s tax dollars for over 30 years. Her motto is “Tax Day records History, plan for your future NOW!” Before partnering with her father Marvin to create M. Greenwald Associates LLP, she worked as an internal auditor for the Hertz Corporation, a tax manager for a CPA firm now known as JH Cohn, and the IRS. In her time working for the IRS, she learned all aspects of tax law and saw the inner workings of IRS audits from individuals to corporations. Meryl loves to help her clients save tax dollars and works year round to do so.

    Learn the:

    • Different types of business taxes,
    • Tax forms appropriate for you to file,
    • Strategies for maximizing credits,
    • and MORE!

    Note: Attendees are encouraged to bring in questions to ask the speaker!

    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
    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

    Urgent Update:

    In lieu of the global Coronavirus outbreak, we advise all attendees to follow instructions by CDC.gov at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/prevention-treatment.html. We ask you to be mindful of other attendees and to NOT ATTEND our seminar. To accommodate those who can not attend, we can connect you with one of our consultants and/or the speaker to discuss the topic of any presentation.


    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*

    May
    6
    Wed
    Manage Your Business Remotely in Times of Uncertainty @ Online
    May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Manage Your Business Remotely in Times of Uncertainty @ Online

    As a Grow with Google Partner, The NJSBDC at NJCU would like to invite you to tune in to a special livestream for small businesses: Manage Your Business Remotely in Times of Uncertainty.

    Learning objective:

    Discover tools, tips and resources to help you manage your business remotely during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn how to update critical business information online to keep customers informed, host virtual meetings and events, and access documents from anywhere. We’ll also share the latest resources from Google and other partners to help support small businesses.

    The Grow with Google team will be hosting this live, virtual event on May 6, 2020 at 9AM PT / 12PM ET.

    Interested in learning about tools like Google My Business, Google Ads, G-Suite, Hangouts, Docs, and more? RSVP to tune in today: g.co/grow/smallbizlivestream. In the “how did you hear about this livestream event” you can let the Google team know that you heard from [ORGANIZATION NAME]! You can ask questions live during the event on Twitter by using #smallbizlivestream.

    May
    18
    Mon
    Mindshare Monday #007: Governmental Response to COVID-19 @ Zoom Link
    May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Mindshare Monday #007: Governmental Response to COVID-19 @ Zoom Link

    MINDSHARE MONDAY’S

    Episode #007: Governmental Response to COVID-19 with NJ Assemblyman Raj Mukherji

    A free weekly webinar series hosted every Monday by NJSBDC at NJCU Business Consultants. We have an open discussion on a wide range of topics related to small business, entrepreneurship, and more with special guests.

    Each week is a new focus. Make sure to stay tuned!

    Click here to register.

    May
    25
    Mon
    Mindshare Monday #008: How to Use Big Data for Small Businesses
    May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Mindshare Monday #008: How to Use Big Data for Small Businesses

    MINDSHARE MONDAY’S

    Episode #008: How to Use Big Data for Small Businesses by Matthew Jackson, Director of SBDCnet

    Note: This episode is only available on our Youtube Channel. To watch, subscribe to our channel here and click the notification bell.

    A free weekly webinar series hosted every Monday by NJSBDC at NJCU Business Consultants. We have an open discussion on a wide range of topics related to small business, entrepreneurship, and more with special guests.

    Each week is a new focus. Make sure to stay tuned!

    Click here to subscribe and watch on Youtube

    Jun
    1
    Mon
    Mindshare Monday #009: COVID-19 Resources for Businesses
    Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Mindshare Monday #009: COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

    MINDSHARE MONDAY’S

    Episode #009: COVID-19 Resources for Businesses with Maria Nieves, President & CEO of Hudson County Chamber of Commerce

    A free weekly webinar series hosted every Monday by NJSBDC at NJCU Business Consultants. We have an open discussion on a wide range of topics related to small business, entrepreneurship, and more with special guests.

    Each week is a new focus. Make sure to stay tuned!

    Register to webinar here

    Jun
    8
    Mon
    Mindshare Monday #010: How To Use Census Tools For Business
    Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Mindshare Monday #010: How To Use Census Tools For Business

    MINDSHARE MONDAY’S

    Episode #010: How To Use Census Tools For Business with Andrew Hait, Economist & Survey Statistician at the U.S. Census Bureau

    A free weekly webinar series hosted every Monday by NJSBDC at NJCU Business Consultants. We have an open discussion on a wide range of topics related to small business, entrepreneurship, and more with special guests.

    Each week is a new focus. Make sure to stay tuned!

    Register to webinar here

    Jun
    10
    Wed
    Starting a Business & Business Planning
    Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Starting a Business & Business Planning

    STARTING A BUSINESS & BUSINESS PLANNING

    with Ryan Silvestre, SBDC Senior Business Consultant

    Learn how to start a business efficiently during COVID-19 and how to create a full proof business plan that will take you from 0 to $$$

    Ryan has over 10 years of corporate finance experience & small business loan preparation

    Register to webinar here