Fundamentals of Small Business Accounting – Webinar                                                                                          

Fee: Free

If you are, or intend to be, a small business owner you must master accounting terminology and bookkeeping concepts in order to run a successful business. It’s all about the numbers. This webinar will help you understand how to post and evaluate the numbers that your business generates.

Instructor: Carla Fallone, MBA, Fallone Business Resources

Date: TBD

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Location: Online

QuickBooks Online Set-Up and A/R and A/P Demonstration – Webinar                                                          

Fee: Free

In a simulated business environment, we will demonstrate how to manage both the Customers/Sales and Vendors/Expenses capabilities and Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable transactions and reporting.

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Small Business Accounting

Instructor: Carla Fallone, MBA, Fallone Business Resources

Date: TBD

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Location: Online

Business Plan 101 – Webinar                                                   

Fee: Free

Entrepreneurs need customized business plans − a fundamental tool for determining the viability and potential for business ideas. In an aggressive marketplace, business plans serve as game plans that help established business-es sustain momentum and profitability. Attendees explore the benefits of business plan templates.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Dates: Thursday, Jan 27, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/BizPlanJan27

Supply Chain Management for Small Businesses

 Fee: Free

Inventory management refers to the process of ordering, storing, and using a company’s inventory. This includes the management of raw materials, components, and finished products, as well as warehousing and processing such items.

There are four sessions total, please see dates below:

Part A: Fundamentals of Inventory Management (2 hours) 

Part B: Purpose and Function of Inventory (2 hours) 

Part A: Inventory Replenishment Management (2 hours) 

Part B: Inventory Management Case Study (2 hours) 

Dates: Wednesday(s) 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23

Dates: Thursday(s) 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 & 4/7

Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Location: Online

Register here: https://bit.ly/SupplyChainMGMT

Register here: https://bit.ly/SupplyChainMGMTMar17

International Sales for Small Business

Fee: FREE

Is Going Global the right decision for your company?

This course presents an analysis of the sales function across national borders. The impact of strategic, economic, political, legal, and cultural factors on sales activities, factors that influence the globalization of selling, and the impact of cultural differences on global selling and buying will be discussed. The material presented in this course is geared to business owners or managers with authority to decide the strategy and direction of the company. This NOT a HOW to sell basics; it is designed to help participants decide if Going Global is the right decision and if it is, how do they start.

Instructor:  Michael Taylor is an Adjunct Professor in the Russ Berrie Institute for
ProfessionalSales (Department of Management, Marketing, and Professional Sales) in the
Cotsakos College of Business at William Paterson University.

Dates:  Wednesday(s) 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23 & 3/30 & 4/6

Dates:  Wednesday(s) 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4 & 5/11 & 5/18

Time:  10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/InternationalSelling

https://bit.ly/InternationalSellingApr

Networking 101 – Webinar                                      

Fee: Free

It’s not what you know or who you know . . . it’s who knows you. Online and off-line networking will increase your sphere of influence, establish your brand identity, build trust, generate word-of-mouth, and attract business opportunities. Learn to write and deliver an attention-getting “elevator speech.” Start networking immediately: bring your business cards and brochures to class.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Dates: Thursday, Feb 3, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/NetworkingFeb3

Intro to Digital Marketing – Webinar                                               

Fee: Free

As a small business owner, you need to know a lot about everything. You are aware that digital marketing is crucial so people can find you and so you can grow your business. But what should you focus on first and foremost? Your website, email marketing, SEO, CPC/Google Ads, video, organic social media, paid social media?  How much time should you spend? What will it cost you? How will you decide where to spend time, money, and resources?  This class breaks down the major types of digital marketing tactics for you. We will cover a lot but won’t go too far into the details/tactics of each because there simply isn’t enough time. (Fortunately, we offer other more specific training classes to help you with that.) This class is your opportunity to ask anything you want about digital marketing, get clarity on obscure topics you’ve heard about, and make informed decisions about what you should learn to do next.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Dates: Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/DigitalMKTGFeb9

The Side Hustle – How to Start a Business While Working Fulltime – Webinar                  

Fee: Free

Are you building a business while working fulltime? Don’t quit your day job until you until you learn the key elements you need to have in place to transition to self-employment and make your business a success.

Instructor: Karen Auld, KCA Coaching Services

Dates: Thursday(s) 2/10, 3/10, 4/14

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/SideHustleFeb10

https://bit.ly/SideHustleMar10

https://bit.ly/SideHustleApr14

Entrepreneur Assessment – Webinar                                                                                                                              

Fee: Free

Are you considering becoming a business owner? Do you have the characteristics and fundamental skills to run a business? And, what are the types of qualities that may offer a better chance for business success? Find out if entrepreneurship is right for you. During the session, complete a self-assessment questionnaire to determine if you have the personal characteristics, the financial fitness and the business readiness skills to own a business. We’ll score, interpret and discuss results to provide a better understanding of your entrepreneurial profile.

Instructor: Karen Katcher, MBA, Katcher Associates

Dates:  Monday(s) 2/14, 3/14 & 4/18

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/EntrepreneurshipFeb14

https://bit.ly/EntrepreneurshipMar14

https://bit.ly/EntrepreneurshipApr18

Building Blocks to Starting a Business – Webinar                                                                                                                              

Fee: Free

Questions! So many questions. This course is designed to help you ask the right questions, and find the right answers, to starting your own business. We identify the basic planning you’ll need to tackle as you start to shape your business idea into reality and help you understand how to prioritize the steps you’ll be taking, including naming your business, determining the type of legal entity you’ll select, developing a business plan, marketing, insurance, financial considerations and more. This course also provides information about valuable resources available to budding entrepreneurs.

Instructor: Ed Dolan, MBA, Kiva Intl. Business Group

Dates:  Tuesday(s) 2/15, 3/15 & 4/19

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/BuildingBlocksFeb15

https://bit.ly/BuildingBlocksMar15

https://bit.ly/BuildingBlocksApr19

Business by the Numbers – Webinar                                                                                                                          

Fee: Free

This course offers foundational information about important financial practices and planning, including key accounting and tax considerations, for the new business owner. Don’t be caught by surprise. This practical overview provides an understanding of how to strategically manage the financial aspect of your operation from the start, as you plan for your new business.

Instructor: Karen Katcher, MBA, Katcher Associates

Dates:  Wednesday(s) 2/16, 3/16 & 4/20

Time: 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/BizNumbersFeb16

https://bit.ly/BizNumbersMar16

https://bit.ly/BizNumbersApr20

Mastering the Mental Side of Business – Webinar                 

Fee: Free

The way you think will impact the way you run your business. In this class, we will teach you how to set goals and create achievable plans, how to handle the inevitable challenges and setbacks you’ll face along the way building your business. Confidence is key to your success. Learn how to build your confidence in any situation, work through habits and fears that can hold you back, and create a support system that will help lead you to success.

Instructor: Karen Auld, Certified Success Coach

Dates: Thursday(s) 2/17, 3/17 & 4/21

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/MentalSideofBizFeb17

https://bit.ly/MentalSideofBizMar17

https://bit.ly/MentalSideofBizApr21

Crowdfunding: A New Alternative to Raising Working Capital -Webinar                        

Fee: Free

Crowdfunding has become a great alternative for small business owners to raise working capital for their business ventures. Our workshop will help participants understand the principles associated with building successful Crowdfunding campaigns and will show you how to use Crowdfunding to finance your goals.

Instructor: Instructor: Carla Fallone, MBA, Fallone Business Resources

Dates: Monday (s), 2/22 & 4/11

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/CrowdfundingFeb21

https://bit.ly/CrowdfundingApr11

Planning Your New Website – Webinar                    

Fee: Free

Learn the biggest mistakes to avoid when creating a new website and what the search engines want. Find out how to register your domain name, choose web hosting, accept payments online, and evaluate whether to do it yourself or hire a professional.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Dates: Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/WebsitePlanningFeb23

Personal and Professional Branding 101 – Webinar 

Fee: Free

In today’s competitive environment, becoming a worthy, influential power, and distinguished brand in the marketplace are essential for professional and monetary success.   Your passions, values, and goals figure into your brand assets and differentiation. We will explore six key elements that serve as foundations for personal development and career planning.  You’ll assess your PBV and PBS models for communicating your value and brand promise.  You’ll know what it takes to stand out with a brand that builds trust and attracts profitability.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Date: Thu, Mar 3, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/PersonalBrandingMar3

NJ Division of Revenue & Taxation Small Business Registration & Reporting Business Income Workshop – Webinar                    

Fee: Free

Instructed by NJ Division of Taxation/Taxation University educators, this workshop covers in-depth descriptions of different types of business structures and the formation and registration process for each one. It also covers reporting and paying tax on business income, determining if a tax return is required at the business level, and paying tax on the income at the business and/or at the personal tax level.

Instructor: NJ Division of Taxation

Dates: Tue, Mar 15, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/NJSmallBizTaxMar15

Intro to WordPress – Webinar                 

Fee: Free

35% of websites use WordPress, one of the most popular website Content Management Systems available. You’ll learn how to set up your own website using self-hosted WordPress. We’ll explain: web hosting, installation, theme selection, plug-ins; and we’ll make sure you know how to keep all your hard work backed up and secure.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Dates: Wed, Mar 23, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/WordpressMar23

Business Pivot – Webinar               

Fee: Free

Business Pivot:  Pivoting, changing direction, adapting.  These are all skills that 2020 brought to the forefront for all entrepreneurs.  Join Certified Success Coach Karen Auld as she shares stories of businesses that pivoted during 2020.  Hear their stories, lessons learned and learn how you can implement change in your own business.

Instructor: Karen Auld, Certified Success Coach

Dates: Thu, Mar 31, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/BizPivotMar31

Attracting, Managing and Retaining Good Employees – Webinar           

Fee: Free

Your #1 assets and most important allies are those who come to work every day. There is a critical connection between employee satisfaction, loyalty, high levels of productivity, and your bottom line.  Finding and retaining engaged, enthusiastic team members eager to contribute are central to building customer relationships. We’ll explore the essential building blocks of a great multi-generational work environment, strategies for attracting first-class employees, and four employee motivators. You’ll have the tools to build a trusted, professional, and productive staff for sustaining long-term business and profitability.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Dates: Mon, April 4, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/EmployeeRetentionApr4

NJ Division of Taxation Sales Tax and NJ Online Sales Tax Workshop – Webinar   

Fee: Free

Instructed by NJ Division of Taxation/Taxation University educators, this workshop covers New Jersey’s Sales and Use Tax, out-of-state sales, and how to file a Sales and Use Tax return. It also covers Sales Tax for online businesses, law changes affecting online sellers, and the Sales Tax implications for common charges/fees (e.g. digital property, shipping and handling, etc.).

Instructor: NJ Division of Taxation

Dates: Tue, April 5, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/NJSalesTaxApr5

Intro to Google Analytics – Webinar                

Fee: Free

Does your website and marketing work? Learn how to use the powerful free reporting tool, Google Analytics, to measure the effectiveness of your marketing efforts.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Dates: Wed, April 6, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/GoogleAnalyticsApr6

Retailing 101 – Webinar                

Fee: Free

Every time someone enters your store, you have a captive audience seeking a rewarding shopping experience, a solution for a problem, and the ‘perfect purchase.’  Whether competing against ‘category busters’, discount dollar stores, online retailers, or the competitor across the street, your pace for innovation, differentiation, and reinvention will affect your future. This program helps retailers customize strategies related to their store environment and employees.  Your first best customers, your employees, impact every single transaction.  Deliver an amazing customer experience and you’ll be rewarded with the repeat and referral business you need to achieve your goals.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Dates: Tue, April 12, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/RetailingApr12

Doing Business with the Federal Government – Webinar                      

Fee: Free

The US Federal Government is the largest buyer of goods and services in the world.  Learn the types of products and services it procures and how to tell if the government is buying what your business is selling.

Instructor: Small Business Administration (SBA)

Dates: Thu, April 28, 2022

Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/Biz2GovApr28

Basics of Small Business Insurance – Webinar

Fee: Free

Are you a small business owner who is operating without insurance, or may be under-insured, and needs to learn the basics of both insurance and risk management techniques to protect your company from catastrophic loss? Learn about the types of insurance coverage needed to build a basic insurance program and different ways to buy insurance or to self-insure.

Instructor: Sal Ricciardone, CPCU

Dates: Tue, May 10, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/SmallBizInsuranceMay10

Create Video for Your Business – Webinar                     

Fee: Free

From planning to production to distribution, learn the basic skills and tools you’ll need to create professional video content to promote your brand and publish it online.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Dates: Wed, May 18, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/BusinessVideoMay18

Federal Small Business Certifications – Webinar

Fee: Free

This seminar will discuss the federal procurement 8(a) Business Development Program, HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program and Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) set-aside programs.

Instructor: Small Business Administration (SBA)

Dates: Mon, May 23, 2022

Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: Online

https://bit.ly/SmallBizCertMay23

Selling in the “New Normal” (Virtual Selling), session 1 & 2

Fee: Free

This workshop will focus on the concerns which many small businesses identify as challenges to achiev-ing their goals in an environment when selling virtually has become a mandatory part of their daily ac-tivities. Many companies are looking for assistance in the sales enablement, sales execution and sales operation components of their business. The success of small businesses will be their ability to hone skills, train their team and make the sales experience memorable for their customers.

Dates: Tuesday(s) May 17 & 24, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: Online

https://clients.njsbdc.com/workshop.aspx?ekey=28420059

Sales Skills of the “Best of the Best” (Value Selling), session 1 & 2                                                     

Fee: Free

This workshop will focus on the sales skills that the Best of the Best utilize on a consistent basis to result in sustainable sales success. Prior to the completion of this workshop, participants will be provided with the understanding of the importance of the proposition of Value Selling versus Product Selling. Value Selling is the fundamental methodology utilized by the Best of the Best and should become a primary element of each sales associate on your sales team. The areas of focus will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Critical “Soft Skills”
  • Value Selling

Dates: Tuesday(s) May 31 & June 7, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: Online

https://clients.njsbdc.com/workshop.aspx?ekey=28420060

Removing the Road Blocks (Winning Negotiations; Getting to Yes) session 1 & 2          

Fee: Free

During the workshop tactics which support achieving Winning Negotiations and Getting to Yes more consistently will be shared with the participants. The course content will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Challenges to consider when conducting virtual negotiations
  • Practical methods for success in a virtual negotiation
  • Tactics to Remove Road Blocks associated with online negotiations and turn them into advantage.

Dates: Tuesday(s) June 14 & 21, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: Online

https://clients.njsbdc.com/workshop.aspx?ekey=28420061

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