SBDC Events

  • Private Marketing Counseling for Business Owners
    Sep 09, 2015 @ 9:00 AM - Sep 09, 2015 @ 4:30 PM

    Are quality and service distinguished?  What other features make a product or service desirable?  How is the service or product marketed?  What segment of the market are you targeting? As a business owner, one needs to create customer awareness, and be distinguished from all others who deal in the same marketplace.  This one hour face to face counseling session will guide one through this process which can in turn increase sales volume and margins. You must be registered as a business owner to sign up for an appointment. (each appointment is for a one hour session)

    Fee: $10.00


    Location: Cotsakos College of Business, 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, Room V4031 (Fourth Floor)
     

  • Social Media for the Entrepreneur
    Sep 17, 2015 @ 5:30 PM - Sep 17, 2015 @ 8:30 PM

    In the digital age, developing a marketing strategy and valuable content are the keys to success in promoting your business online. These workshops will show methods you use to interact with your customers and generate interest in your brand, products and services.

    I. An overview of the most popular platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Google.

    II. Hands-on workshop to help you create and learn to manage your Facebook and Twitter accounts for business development purposes.

    III. An overview of developing a Social Media Marketing plan to engage customers and increase your audience.

    Fee: $10:00 Each


    Location: Impact Paterson, 100 Hamilton Plaza, Suite 101, Paterson NJ 07505
     

  • Get Your Business Online This is a hands-on workshop that will help you build your free website. You will learn how to create and publish a website for your business; get a free, easy-to-build, professional website for one year.
    Sep 25, 2015 @ 6:00 PM - Sep 25, 2015 @ 9:00 PM

    This is a hands-on workshop that will help you build your free website. You will learn how to create and publish a website for your business; get a free, easy-to-build, professional website for one year.

    Fee: $10:00


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

  • Demystifying International Trade
    Sep 30, 2015 @ 10:00 AM - Sep 30, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

    How to Get Started, and How to Expand:
    This seminar covers the fundamentals of international trade. We will cover topics for both beginning and accomplished exporters – including marketing, sales, pricing and distribution.

    Fee: $25:00

    To register call 973-353-1927 or online at: www.njsbdc.com.  You must be registered to attend.


    Location: Passaic County Economic Development, Totowa Business Center, 930 Riverview Drive, Suite 250, Totowa, NJ 07512
     

  • Getting the Most from International Reps., Agents and Distributors
    Oct 01, 2015 @ 10:00 AM - Oct 01, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

    How to Expand Your Reach Abroad:

    This seminar covers the practical aspects of how to work with representatives, agents, distributors, and other resources. Learn how to increase your reach by working with sales professionals.

    Fee: $25

    To register call 973-353-1927 or online at: www.njsbdc.com.  You must be registered to attend.


    Location: Passaic County Economic Development, Totowa Business Center, 930 Riverview Drive, Suite 250, Totowa, NJ 07512
     

  • Social Media for the Entrepreneur
    Oct 01, 2015 @ 5:30 PM - Oct 01, 2015 @ 8:30 PM

    In the digital age, developing a marketing strategy and valuable content are the keys to success in promoting your business online. These workshops will show methods you use to interact with your customers and generate interest in your brand, products and services.

    I. An overview of the most popular platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Google.

    II. Hands-on workshop to help you create and learn to manage your Facebook and Twitter accounts for business development purposes.

    III. An overview of developing a Social Media Marketing plan to engage customers and increase your audience.

    Fee: $10:00 Each


    Location: Impact Paterson, 100 Hamilton Plaza, Suite 101, Paterson NJ 07505
     

  • International Payments and Risk – INCOTERMS
    Oct 02, 2015 @ 10:00 AM - Oct 02, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

    Understanding the Language of International Commerce:

    This seminar provides a layman’s overview of international payments and international commercialterms – INCOTERMS – the international languages of how to buy, sell, deliver and get paid, and how to transfer risk. These are the fundamental building blocks of how to transact international business.

    To register call 973-353-1927 or online at: www.njsbdc.com.  You must be registered to attend.

    Fee: $25:00


    Location: Passaic County Economic Development, Totowa Business Center, 930 Riverview Drive, Suite 250, Totowa, NJ 07512
     

  • Private Marketing Counseling for Business Owners
    Oct 07, 2015 @ 9:00 AM - Oct 07, 2015 @ 4:30 PM

    Are quality and service distinguished?  What other features make a product or service desirable?  How is the service or product marketed?  What segment of the market are you targeting? As a business owner, one needs to create customer awareness, and be distinguished from all others who deal in the same marketplace.  This one hour face to face counseling session will guide one through this process which can in turn increase sales volume and margins. You must be registered as a business owner to sign up for an appointment. (each appointment is for a one hour session)

    Fee: $10.00


    Location: Impact Paterson, 100 Hamilton Plaza, Suite 101, Paterson NJ 07505
     

  • Social Media for the Entrepreneur
    Oct 15, 2015 @ 5:30 PM - Oct 15, 2015 @ 8:30 PM

    In the digital age, developing a marketing strategy and valuable content are the keys to success in promoting your business online. These workshops will show methods you use to interact with your customers and generate interest in your brand, products and services.

    I. An overview of the most popular platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Google.

    II. Hands-on workshop to help you create and learn to manage your Facebook and Twitter accounts for business development purposes.

    III. An overview of developing a Social Media Marketing plan to engage customers and increase your audience.

    Fee: $10:00 Each

     


    Location: Impact Paterson, 100 Hamilton Plaza, Suite 101, Paterson NJ 07505
     

  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCES
    Oct 16, 2015 @ 8:30 AM - Oct 16, 2015 @ 12:30 PM

    “How to Secure Financing for Your Company: From Fixed Assets to Lines of Credit”

    Fee: Free

    For details and to register, please call The Passaic County Department of Planning and Economic Development  Phone: 973-569-4720 


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

  • Grow Your Business Online
    Oct 30, 2015 @ 6:00 PM - Oct 30, 2015 @ 9:00 PM

    In this workshop you will find out how to take advantage of online tools to run and promote your business. You will also learn more about Google’s top tools for small businesses, including Google+, Google Analytics, and get your business on the map. You will discover how to get found and attract customers.

    Fee:$10:00


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

  • How to develop a Mobile App
    Nov 05, 2015 @ 6:00 PM - Nov 05, 2015 @ 9:00 PM

    Do you have a great idea for a mobile app but  don’t know where to begin? This session is for you! You will get an overview of the design and development process, learn about the differences between Native and Web-based apps, how to deploy and get paid. Plan, prepare and launch your idea.

    Computing background requirements to attend workshop: Knowledge of programming languages such as PHP, C++, Java, HTML, Objective-C, and basic knowledge of Database structure such as MySQL.

    Fee: $10:00


    Location: Impact Paterson, 100 Hamilton Plaza, Suite 101 Paterson, NJ 07505
     

  • Private Marketing Counseling for Business Owners
    Nov 11, 2015 @ 9:00 AM - Nov 11, 2015 @ 4:30 PM

    Are quality and service distinguished?  What other features make a product or service desirable?  How is the service or product marketed?  What segment of the market are you targeting? As a business owner, one needs to create customer awareness, and be distinguished from all others who deal in the same marketplace.  This one hour face to face counseling session will guide one through this process which can in turn increase sales volume and margins. You must be registered as a business owner to sign up for an appointment. (each appointment is for a one hour session)

    Fee: $10:00


    Location: Cotsakos College of Business, 1600 valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470 Room V4031
     

  • Introduction to QuickBooks
    Nov 12, 2015 @ 6:00 PM - Nov 12, 2015 @ 9:00 PM

    This short introductory course will show one how to prepare, interpret important financial reports, and create the company’s books from “scratch”. One is shown how to set up accounts, customers, vendors, items and jobs.

    Covered Tasks:

    • “Clean up” your important customer lists
    • Enter and process checks, bills and payments

    Prepare and process estimates, invoices, sales receipts, credit memos, deposits and customer statements

    • Purchase and manage inventory

    Fee: $39   Text: $25 (Additional, optional)


    Location: Cotsakos College of Business, 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, Room G016
     

  • Introduction to QuickBooks
    Dec 03, 2015 @ 6:00 PM - Dec 03, 2015 @ 9:00 PM

    This short introductory course will show one how to prepare, interpret important financial reports, and create the company’s books from “scratch”. One is shown how to set up accounts, customers, vendors, items and jobs.

    Covered Tasks:

    • “Clean up” your important customer lists
    • Enter and process checks, bills and payments

    Prepare and process estimates, invoices, sales receipts,  credit memos, deposits and customer statements

    • Purchase and manage inventory

    Fee: $39   Text: $25 (Additional, optional)


    Location: Cotsakos College of Business, 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, Room G016
     

  • Private Marketing Counseling for Business Owners
    Dec 09, 2015 @ 9:00 AM - Dec 09, 2015 @ 4:30 PM

    Are quality and service distinguished?  What other features make a product or service desirable?  How is the service or product marketed?  What segment of the market are you targeting? As a business owner, one needs to create customer awareness, and be distinguished from all others who deal in the same marketplace.  This one hour face to face counseling session will guide one through this process which can in turn increase sales volume and margins. You must be registered as a business owner to sign up for an appointment. (each appointment is for a one hour session)

    Fee:$10:00


    Location: Impact Paterson, 100 Hamilton Plaza, Suite 101, Paterson, NJ
     

  • Private Marketing Counseling for Business Owners
    Jan 13, 2016 @ 9:00 AM - Jan 13, 2016 @ 4:30 PM

    Are quality and service distinguished?  What other features make a product or service desirable?  How is the service or product marketed?  What segment of the market are you targeting? As a business owner, one needs to create customer awareness, and be distinguished from all others who deal in the same marketplace.  This one hour face to face counseling session will guide one through this process which can in turn increase sales volume and margins. You must be registered as a business owner to sign up for an appointment. (each appointment is for a one hour session)

    Fee: $10:00


    Location: Cotsakos College of Business, 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, Room V4031
     

  • Creating a Winning Business Plan
    Jan 19, 2016 @ 3:00 PM - Jan 19, 2016 @ 3:00 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.

    Dates:  Friday(s)


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