Fast Track Business Start Up

Are you an Entrepreneur?

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: $20
Dates: Monday(s) *1/28, 3/9,*4/28, 6/8 & 7/6
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: WPU SBDC, 131 Ellison Street Paterson, NJ 07505

Basics to a Business Plan

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: $20
Dates: Tuesday(s) *2/25, 3/17, 4/14, *5/26 &7/28
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: WPU SBDC, 131 Ellison Street Paterson, NJ 07505

Strategic Marketing Planning

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: $20
Date: Wednesday(s) 1/29, 2/12, *3/24, 4/22, 5/20 & *6/23
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: WPU SBDC, 131 Ellison Street Paterson, NJ 07505

Finance Essentials for Small Business – VIDEO

Manage your small business successfully with these finance essentials from accounting professors, who explain the five reasons so many small businesses fail and outline strategies—such as tracking your accounting, managing your operating cycle, and forecasting cash flow—that will help you manage your small business better. They also provide valuable perspective on pricing strategies and the dangers of fast growth.

Fee: $10
Date: Thursday(s) 1/30, 2/27, 4/30, 6/4 & 7/2
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: WPU SBDC, 131 Ellison Street Paterson, NJ 07505

NJ Division of Revenue & Taxation Small Business Tax Workshop

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.
Instructor: Abra M. Watson

Fee: Free
Dates: Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM -2:30 PM
Location: Cotsakos College of Business 
1600 Valley Road, Wayne, 07470 Room # TBA

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