SBDC Events

  • Spanish Creating a Winning Business Plan (Como Hacer un Plan de Negocios)
    04/24/14 06:00 PM - 04/24/14 09:00 PM

    Este seminario te ayudara a desarrollar un plan de trabajo para presentarlo a posibles inversionistas o prestadores. Los topicos de esta clase incluyen: mercadeo, finanzas, diseño de organizacion; resumen ejecutivo, programas de prestamos de la SBA, y como aplicar para prestamos de negocios. Este entrenamiento en bien informativo y se impartira en español. Provehera a los asistentes conocimientos de como hacer estudios de investigacion en todas las areas de los negocios.

    Fee: $10.00


    Location: PCCC Community Technology Center, 218 Memorial Drive, Paterson, NJ, Room 102A
  • Small Business Taxes
    04/24/14 06:00 PM - 04/24/14 09:00 PM

    Learn about the differences between local, state and federal taxes and gain a broad overview of small business tax responsibilities, including employment, social security, income and sales taxes as well as understand tax obligations as they relate to the particular business structure.

    Fee: $10.00


    Location: PCCC Community Technology Center, 218 Memorial Drive, Paterson, NJ, Room 102A
  • Business Startup Basics
    05/07/14 05:30 PM - 05/07/14 08:00 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: $10.00


    Location: Paterson Public Library, 250 Broadway, Paterson NJ
  • Private Marketing Counseling for Business Owners
    05/08/14 09:00 AM - 05/08/14 04:30 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.

    Fee: $10.00


    Location: WPU SBDC 131 Ellison Street, Paterson, NJ 07505
  • Creating a Winning Business Plan
    05/14/14 05:30 PM - 05/14/14 08:00 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: $10.00


    Location: Paterson Public Library, 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ
  • Introduction to QuickBooks
    05/15/14 06:00 PM - 05/15/14 09:00 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 (optional)


    Location: Cotsakos College of Business, 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ Room G016
  • Spanish Business Startup (Como Empezar Su Propio Negocio)
    05/29/14 06:00 PM - 05/29/14 09:00 PM

    Este seminario patrocinado por William Paterson University SBDC, es para ayudar a todas aquellas personas que están pensando en empezar un pequeño negocio. Con duración de tres horas, este seminario será dado completamente en español para ayudar a los futuros empresarios a definir sus fortalezas y para conocer cuáles son los pasos a seguir para dar comienzo.

    Fee:$10.00


    Location: PCCC Community Technology Center, 218 Memorial Drive, Paterson, NJ, Room 102A
  • Business Startup Basics
    06/04/14 05:30 PM - 06/04/14 08:00 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: $10.00


    Location: Paterson Public Library, 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ
  • Accounting Fundamentals
    06/04/14 06:00 PM - 06/04/14 09:00 PM

    This course is designed to establish students with fundamental knowledge of accounting procedures and is a complement to QuickBooks for Small Businesses. Master concepts needed for bookkeeping and become knowledgeable with accounting terminology used to operate financial software. 1 session (3 hours).

    Cost:  $55.00

    Course #: NBS 200 S1

    (For more information on the Accounting & QuickBooks Certificate program please call Deniese Hicks at 973-684-6126 or email dhicks@pccc.edu).


    Location: Public Safety Academy, 300 Oldham Road, Wayne 07470, Room 125
  • Private Marketing Counseling for Business Owners
    06/05/14 09:00 AM - 06/05/14 04:30 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.

    Fee: $10.00


    Location: Cotsakos College of Business, 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, Room V4031 (Fourth Floor)
  • GOVERNMENT CONTRACT WORKSHOP: CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMALL BUSINESS
    06/11/14 09:00 AM - 06/11/14 12:00 PM

    This hands-on workshop is the next step for business owners who want to expand their marketing efforts beyond their current customer base.

    The Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Center will help your firm market to government agencies, such as DoD, EPA, DOE, FAA, State of New Jersey, schools, post offices, local municipalities, as well as large businesses such as IBM, Lockheed and the casinos.  How to get in the door! This course will teach you about tools such as Small Disadvantaged Business/8a, Hubzone, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, or Minority/Women certifications that will give your business a marketing edge. You will be given step by step instructions as to how to complete the Central Contractor Registration, the only place to register to get contracts with the Government and to showcase your services to large corporations. You have to be in it to win it! Additionally, we will review the government payment system “Wide Area Work Flow”, so you can get paid within a week of delivery.

    You will receive a listing of small business specialists at various agencies and large businesses so you can avoid the “cold call”, since these individuals are tasked to assist you.

    The Center will bid match you with buyers free of charge so that you will discover who is buying your goods or services, and we will assist in the review of bidding opportunities. If you know what you sell and how much, we can fill in the blanks for you with free follow-up counseling sessions, CCR and certification pod casts so that you can have instruction at home at your convenience..

    For information and registration, call 973-720-2354

    Fee: $10.00


    Location: Cotsakos College of Business, 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ, Lab G016
  • Creating a Winning Business Plan
    06/11/14 05:30 PM - 06/11/14 08:00 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:$10.00


    Location: Paterson Public Library, 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ
  • QuickBooks for Small Businesses
    06/11/14 06:00 PM - 06/18/14 09:00 PM

    This introductory course explains how QuickBooks can simplify the accounting process for a small business. Students learn about the set-up for a small business. Learn how to record transactions, understand the reports generated from QuickBooks and the components of financial statements. (Participants should have knowledge of basic keyboarding.) 2 sessions (6 hours). PCCC PSA (Public Safety Academy) 300 Oldham Road, Wayne

    Cost:  $95.00

    Course #: NBS 201 S1

    (For more information on the Accounting & QuickBooks Certificate program please call Deniese Hicks at 973-684-6126 or email dhicks@pccc.edu).


    Location: Public Safety Academy, 300 Oldham Road, Wayne 07470 Room 125
  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
    06/18/14 08:30 AM - 06/18/14 11:30 AM

    • June 18, 2014: Greening Your Company in 2014: Opportunities to Improve Cash Flow and Maximize Environmental Benefits.

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

    Fee: Free


    Location: Cotsakos College of Business, 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470 Room: Auditorium
  • QuickBooks A/R & A/P
    06/25/14 06:00 PM - 07/02/14 09:00 PM

    This intermediate course is designed to put the student in a simulated real business environment managing both the Customers/Sales and Vendors/Expenses capabilities in QuickBooks. Accounts Receivable transactions include creating customer and job lists, setting up item (product) lists, creating quotes, tracking employee time for customer jobs, applying customer payments, journal entries, and accounts receivable reporting. Accounts Payable transactions include setting up vendors, preferences, processing vendor invoices, credit card statement payments, applying invoices to customer jobs, batch and single check process, voiding checks, journal entries, and Account Payable reporting. QuickBooks for Small Businesses or good working knowledge of navigating QuickBooks is a prerequisite. 2 sessions(6 hours).

    Cost:  $95.00

    Course #: NBS 202 S1

    (For more information on the Accounting & QuickBooks Certificate program please call Deniese Hicks at 973-684-6126 or email dhicks@pccc.edu).

     


    Location: Public Safety Academy, 300 Oldham Road, Wayne 07470 Room 125
  • Spanish Creating a Winning Business Plan (Como Hacer un Plan de Negocios)
    06/26/14 06:00 PM - 06/26/14 09:00 PM

    Este seminario te ayudara a desarrollar un plan de trabajo para presentarlo a posibles inversionistas o prestadores. Los topicos de esta clase incluyen: mercadeo, finanzas, diseño de organizacion; resumen ejecutivo, programas de prestamos de la SBA, y como aplicar para prestamos de negocios. Este entrenamiento en bien informativo y se impartira en español. Provehera a los asistentes conocimientos de como hacer estudios de investigacion en todas las areas de los negocios.

    Fee:$10.00


    Location: PCCC Community Technology Center, 218 Memorial Drive, Paterson, NJ, Room 102A
  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
    10/15/14 08:30 AM - 10/15/14 11:30 AM

    • October 15, 2014: Business Financing Demystified 

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

    Fee: Free


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