Dec
    2
    Wed
    Cybersecurity Overview for B2B Businesses Webinar
    Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    CYBERSECURITY OVERVIEW FOR B2B BUSINESSES WEBINAR

    with Michelle Schaap, Member, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

    This Cybersecurity webinar will go beyond intrusion detection and reactive remediation. It will provide insight on how to implement cost-effective measures designed to prevent cyber criminals from compromising the integrity of business-critical assets and information on a daily basis. It also covers written policies and procedures to develop, maintain and enforce both internally and publicly on the business’ website. Topics will also include federal and state laws that impact business operations and the business data typically collected and stored. Finally, this webinar will cover contractual obligations that clients may impose, and what business owners should expect and seek from vendors.

    Register Here

    Dec
    3
    Thu
    Creating Emergency and Pandemic Response Plans Webinar
    Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

    CREATING EMERGENCY & PANDEMIC RESPONSE PLANS WEBINAR

    with Mitchel Rosen, Ph.D., Rutgers School of Public Health, Center for Public Health Workforce Development (CPHWD).

    This webinar will focus on how small businesses can protect their workplaces, employees and customers against potential health and safety threats, including the prevention of the transmission of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases. The main part of the training will address key issues that small businesses must address before opening their business. Small businesses should develop a COVID-19 Return to Work plan that addresses a range of issues. These include:

    • COVID-19 Exposure Control Plan
    • Measures to Maintain Social Distancing
    • Engineering Controls
    • Work Practices
    • Enhanced Cleaning and Disinfection
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Respiratory Protection
    • Sick Leave, Symptom Screening, and Employee Health
    • Exposures and Case Reporting
    • Measures to Protect Employee Mental Health and Physical Well-Being

    Register Here

    Dec
    8
    Tue
    Business Continuity Planning 101 Webinar
    Dec 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

    BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING 101 WEBINAR

    with Arash Azadegan, PhD, Associate Professor at Rutgers Business School and the Director of Supply Chain Disruption Research Laboratory.

    This webinar will focus on the ability of a firm to quickly adapt to situations after a disruption while simultaneously maintaining other important aspects of their business, particularly the safety of their employees. The topics to be covered include:

    • Developing a continuity strategy for the short and long term
    • Identifying risks and developing a business impact analysis for resiliency enhancement
    • Auditing, maintaining, and exercising the business continuity and resiliency plans.
    • Testing your business continuity and crisis management plans

    Register Here

    Dec
    9
    Wed
    Cybersecurity Overview for B2B Businesses Webinar
    Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    CYBERSECURITY OVERVIEW FOR B2B BUSINESSES WEBINAR

    with Michelle Schaap, Member, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

    This Cybersecurity webinar will go beyond intrusion detection and reactive remediation. It will provide insight on how to implement cost-effective measures designed to prevent cyber criminals from compromising the integrity of business-critical assets and information on a daily basis. It also covers written policies and procedures to develop, maintain and enforce both internally and publicly on the business’ website. Topics will also include federal and state laws that impact business operations and the business data typically collected and stored. Finally, this webinar will cover contractual obligations that clients may impose, and what business owners should expect and seek from vendors.

    Register Here

    Dec
    10
    Thu
    Starting a Business & Business Planning
    Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    STARTING A BUSINESS & BUSINESS PLANNING

    with Ryan Silvestre, NJSBDC at NJCU 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 $$$

    This is a pre-recorded event.

    Watch Here

    Dec
    15
    Tue
    Protecting your Intellectual Property Webinar
    Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

    PROTECTING YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WEBINAR

    with Michael Malyar, Esq

    This webinar will focus on how to protect small business intellectual property. Existing businesses would benefit from a review of intellectual property protections as they update their original or new business plans (which may not already address trademarks for example) and new businesses would certainly need guidance on intellectual property so that they are properly protected (with patents for example).

    Webinar topics will include:

    • An overview of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets
    • The protection and monetization aspects of each
    • The major differences between them
    • The subcategories of each
    • Consideration in the development of a trademark
    • Research on existing trademarks
    • Considerations in preparing a patent application
    • Research on existing patents
    • Examples, cases, and opinions

    Register Here

    Dec
    17
    Thu
    Basics of Online Marketing
    Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    BASICS OF ONLINE MARKETING

    with Christian Pichardo, Marketing Director at the NJSBDC at NJCU

    This FREE Online Marketing course will improve your understanding of online marketing if you’re a beginner and teach you how to piece all 7 forms of online marketing together for those who are a little more advanced.

    This is a pre-recorded event.

    Watch Here

    Dec
    29
    Tue
    Business Continuity Planning 101 Webinar
    Dec 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

    BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING 101 WEBINAR

    with Arash Azadegan, PhD, Associate Professor at Rutgers Business School and the Director of Supply Chain Disruption Research Laboratory.

    This webinar will focus on the ability of a firm to quickly adapt to situations after a disruption while simultaneously maintaining other important aspects of their business, particularly the safety of their employees. The topics to be covered include:

    • Developing a continuity strategy for the short and long term
    • Identifying risks and developing a business impact analysis for resiliency enhancement
    • Auditing, maintaining, and exercising the business continuity and resiliency plans.
    • Testing your business continuity and crisis management plans

    Register Here

    Jan
    13
    Wed
    Financial Literacy
    Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    FINANCIAL LITERACY

    with Jonathan Donenfeld, CPA

    This course will introduce the basic principles financial literacy and how to use 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.

    Registration link will be available soon.

    Feb
    17
    Wed
    QuickBooks
    Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    QUICKBOOKS

    with Kristin Cavataio, CPA

    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!

    Registration link will be available soon.

    Mar
    24
    Wed
    SBE/MBE/WBE
    Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    QUICKBOOKS

    with Jermaine Pharmes

    MORE DETAILS AND REGISTRATION LINK WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON.

    Apr
    14
    Wed
    Meet The Lenders
    Apr 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    MEET THE LENDERS

    The event is intended for both established and startup business owners. Our live virtual conference will begin with an overview and update on COVID/CARES programs for small business owners. In addition, we will provide a wealth of information on regular SBA loan programs and technical assistance available to the NJ business community. The presenters will also discuss what goes into a good loan proposal, how to increase your chances of getting approved, and how to get through the loan application process. Leading area bank lending officers will present their services relating to the SBA’s Guaranteed Lending Program. The participants will be able to ask their questions during and at the end of the session.Learn about: Loans/Grants available for small business (Cares,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.

    MORE DETAILS AND REGISTRATION LINK WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON.

    May
    12
    Wed
    Starting & Growing A Veteran Owned Business
    May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    STARTING & GROWING A VETERAN OWNED BUSINESS

    with Juliet Foster

    Learn how to start & grow your veteran owned business efficiently using programs and certifications you can use to give yourself a competitive advantage over.

    Registration link will be available soon.

    Jun
    16
    Wed
    SBE Certification
    Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    SBE CERTIFICATION

    with Peter Susberich

    A workshop for small businesses to learn how they can gain a competitive advantage and another client source. You will learn how to: Acquire/Bid on State Government Contracts, Find the best programs for small businesses, Choose the right certification for you, Become a vendor for government entities.

    Registration link will be available soon.

    Jul
    14
    Wed
    Franchise
    Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    FRANCHISE

    with Boynton Weekes

    Mcdonald’s is a multi-BILLION dollar business because of their franchising model. Learn how to get into an existing Franchise or create your own in a time when businesses are literally selling franchises for pennies on the dollar or scaling their operation in the most creative ways!

    Please join the NJSBDC at NJCU & FranNet for this FREE, 2-hour LIVE webinar.

    Registration link will be available soon.