SBDC Events

  • Financial Statements and Cash Flow 6 hours
    Oct 23, 2018, 6:00 PM to Oct 30, 2018, 6:00 PM

     Prerequisites:  QuickBooks and Accounting Essentials or knowledge of basic accounting using QuickBooks Online.  Students should have their own QuickBooks Online account either from the prior course or from their own business.

    This course will cover how to create and understand the basic financial reports available in QuickBooks Online, as well as some supplementary reports that you can customize for your particular needs.  Additionally we will discuss cash flow and some accounting practices that can aid business owners in managing their cash flow.

    Fee: $69 

    For registration please click on link http://bit.ly/financialsandcashflow


    Location: Cotsakos College of Business 1600 Valley Road Wayne, NJ 07013 Room G16
     

  • Grow Your Business Online with Google Tools
    Oct 24, 2018, 10:00 AM to Oct 24, 2018, 12:00 PM

    This session covers three things you can do right now to grow your business online and to close the session, I’ll introduce some bonus tools that business owners can add into the mix, when you’re ready.

    • “Be found by local customers,” We’ll show you how to connect with local searchers using Google My Business, a free local business listing that can help your business appear across Google Search and Maps.
    • “Be found everywhere, on all devices,” We’ll show you how to optimize your website for the organic search results, focusing on making your site mobile-friendly
    • “Be found with online advertising,” I’ll show you how to promote your products and services on Google and partner websites. 

    Fee: $30

    For registration please click on this link http://bit.ly/Growingyourbiz

     


    Location: Cotsakos College of Business, 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470 room G15
     

  • Strategic Marketing Planning
    Oct 24, 2018, 11:00 AM to Oct 24, 2018, 12:00 PM

    In this course you will learn how to produce the most important mapping tool for your business: The Marketing Plan. It offers an overview of marketing strategies, a review of traditional and digital media; how to create a marketing budget and measure results. 

    Who this class is for: This course is for entrepreneurs who plan to launch their business and want to learn the basic principles of marketing in today’s world.

    Fee:Free


    Location: WPU SBDC 131 Ellison Street, Paterson, NJ 07505
     

  • NJ Division of Revenue & Taxation Small Business Tax Workshop
    Oct 30, 2018, 10:00 AM to Oct 30, 2018, 2:00 PM

    Division Personnel will explain proper procedures for collecting and remitting various New Jersey taxes. A focal point of each workshop is the sales tax responsibilities of small businesses including the description of taxable and exempt sales and services.  Discussions will also highlight different types of business ownership and the tax consequences of each one.  Registration is required. Only one session is available through the semester.

    Fee: Free

    To register please click on link http://bit.ly/smallbusinesstaxes


    Location: Cotsakos College of Business 1600 Valley Road, Wayne,Conference Room G15
     

  • Business Financial Planning
    Nov 01, 2018, 11:00 AM to Nov 01, 2018, 12:00 PM

    This workshop will provide the entrepreneur with tools, reference materials, and additional sources for information on financial management.  This financial planning workshop introduces tools and processes focused on answers to the following questions facing the entrepreneur.

    • Will I be profitable?
    • When will I be profitable?
    • How much funding is needed and the possible sources?

    *Must be in Business to attend this class

    Fee: Free


    Location: WPU SBDC, 131 Ellison Street, Paterson, NJ 07505
     

  • Are you an Entrepreneur?
    Nov 05, 2018, 11:00 AM to Nov 05, 2018, 12:00 PM

    Are you ready to start a business? Learn what steps you need to take and what to look out for.

    The business startup seminar helps you to know how to discover your personal strengths and weaknesses and to understand your business needs. This seminar provides the entrepreneur with tools, reference materials, and additional sources for information on starting a business.

    Fee:Free


    Location: WPU SBDC, 131 Ellison Street, Paterson, NJ 07505
     

  • Intermediate Social Media "Boot Camp" for the Entrepreneur
    Nov 14, 2018, 10:00 AM to Nov 14, 2018, 12:00 PM

    This 2-hour Bootcamp will guide you through the process of developing and implementing a successful social media marketing strategy. You must have your social media accounts already created for your business.

    • Audit your existing profiles, learn to update and manage your brand presence 
    • Create a social media themed calendar that connects with customers (hands-on)
    • Learn how to showcase your products on Facebook (hands-on)

     To make the most of the Hands-on segments you will have the opportunity to work on your own accounts, so come prepared with your log in credentials, a laptop, graphics, logo, photos, video or other materials you want to share online. 

    Fee: $30

    For registration please click on link http://bit.ly/socialmediaintermediate



     

     

     


    Location: Location: Cotsakos College of Business, 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470, Room G15
     

  • Strategic Marketing Planning
    Nov 21, 2018, 11:00 AM to Nov 21, 2018, 12:00 PM

    In this course you will learn how to produce the most important mapping tool for your business: The Marketing Plan. It offers an overview of marketing strategies, a review of traditional and digital media; how to create a marketing budget and measure results. 

    Who this class is for: This course is for entrepreneurs who plan to launch their business and want to learn the basic principles of marketing in today’s world.

    Fee:Free


    Location: WPU SBDC 131 Ellison Street, Paterson, NJ 07505
     

  • Business Financial Planning
    Nov 29, 2018, 11:00 AM to Nov 29, 2018, 12:00 PM

    This workshop will provide the entrepreneur with tools, reference materials, and additional sources for information on financial management.  This financial planning workshop introduces tools and processes focused on answers to the following questions facing the entrepreneur.

    • Will I be profitable?
    • When will I be profitable?
    • How much funding is needed and the possible sources?

    *Must be in Business to attend this class

    Fee:Free


    Location: WPU SBDC, 131 Ellison Street, Paterson, NJ 07505
     

  • Are you an Entrepreneur?
    Dec 03, 2018, 11:00 AM to Dec 03, 2018, 12:00 PM

    Are you ready to start a business? Learn what steps you need to take and what to look out for.

    The business startup seminar helps you to know how to discover your personal strengths and weaknesses and to understand your business needs. This seminar provides the entrepreneur with tools, reference materials, and additional sources for information on starting a business.

    Fee: Free

    By appointment only.


    Location: WPU SBDC 131 Ellison Street, Paterson, NJ 07505
     

  • Creating a Winning Business Plan
    Dec 11, 2018, 11:00 AM to Dec 11, 2018, 12:00 PM

    A business plan is the key tool for all phases of a business from startup to expansion. The components of a business plan are executive summary, cover letter, organization plan, financial and supporting documents which are all necessary for obtaining SBA loans or loans from venture capitalists and angel investors.  This seminar entails the preparation of a sound and detailed business plan which is necessary for managing a business more effectively.

    Fee:Free


    Location: WPU SBDC, 131 Ellison Street, Paterson, NJ 07505
     

  • Strategic Marketing Planning
    Dec 19, 2018, 11:00 AM to Dec 19, 2018, 12:00 PM

     In this course you will learn how to produce the most important mapping tool for your business: The Marketing Plan. It offers an overview of marketing strategies, a review of traditional and digital media; how to create a marketing budget and measure results. 

    Who this class is for: This course is for entrepreneurs who plan to launch their business and want to learn the basic principles of marketing in today’s world.

    Fee: Free


    Location: WPU SBDC 131 Ellison Street, Paterson, NJ 07505