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NEW OR GROWING BUSINESS EVENTS
Tens of thousands of new and established small businesses and entrepreneurs have tapped the NJSBDC network for customized, one-on-one management consulting and training for more than three decades. In these events, we can help your business get to the next level.
BUSINESS CONTINUITY EVENTS
In the case of impending bad or disastrous weather, we want to make sure you and your business are ready for any type of disruption. Below are some resources to help you plan and be prepared for anything.
Don’t have a business background? With NJSBDC you don’t need one. We will provide you with access to a multitude of online classes that will teach you everything you need to grow a successful business. We will work tirelessly to make sure you can keep up with the top businesses in your sector. Our online classes cover all aspects of online small business strategies such as social media, digital marketing, e-commerce, and more. If you are looking for more than just a class, we offer certifications as well. With our Digital Blueprint Certificate and Entrepreneur Certificate Program (ECP), turn your knowledge into expertise. Keep an eye open for any internet-related courses for your business to take the step into the 21st century.
Starting a new business or growing an existing one is a demanding and tough job. The real secret to success is an eagerness to learn and having access to knowledge, experience, and expertise of others. The New Jersey Council of County Colleges and the New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC) developed the Entrepreneur Certificate Program (ECP). This 33 1/2 hour program gives entrepreneurs and existing small business owners an opportunity to learn how to successfully start and expand business operations. The ECP allows small business owners the flexibility to complete the curriculum at their own pace, on a course-by-course basis. The courses and workshops offered will familiarize entrepreneurs and small business owners with business plans, legal issues, marketing strategies, financial statements, small business taxes and small business record-keeping systems. Want to improve your business skills? Take one of our comprehensive courses to increase your knowledge and enhance your skills, or take all of our courses and receive an Entrepreneur Certificate.
NETWORKING & SPECIAL EVENTS
Reading articles and watching videos are a great way to learn the basics of business. But to move beyond this, it’s important to get the right training. With NJSBDC, you have the ability to attend workshops, seminars, webinars, and networking events. In this workshops, we will cover everything from marketing and social media to financing and making business plans. Our workshops and events are the best place to increase your knowledge while networking at the same time. Check out our schedule below, to see which events interest you!