Attend a workshop: increase your business knowledge.
A successful entrepreneur requires specific skills and knowledge. The BDC offers various business related workshops throughout the year. Each workshop is dedicated to a particular topic. Look at the calendar on this page to see the workshop offerings. A full description of the workshops can be below. You can also find scheduled workshops on the events page. Here is a copy of the summer schedule. The fall and winter schedule can be found here. If you ever have trouble with registration call at 732-775-0525 X210 or fill out the contact form at the bottoms of this page.
A Business Plan
Even the most skeptical banker can be persuaded positively with a convincing business plan. Comprehensive plans include sales forecasts, market identification, resources, personnel, cash flow, and income projections. Learn how your finished plan should look, what’s to be included, which language to use and what information to present and in what format so your plans are clearly convincing.
Business Start-Up Workshop
If you are an entrepreneur who is planning to start or has recently started a small business, this course is for you! Examine the legal forms of ownership, how to register the business, setting up bookkeeping records, taxation, and understanding financial statements, money needs, payroll, insurance, and licensing.
Financing Small Business
Interested in starting a business or expanding an existing business? Need financial assistance? This workshop will address these issues by providing information on determining money needs, SBA loans, venture capital, working with local banks.
Marketing Made Real
Learn how to identify your target customer, understand your competition, create a marketing message, and how to best reach your customers.
Pricing Your Products & Services
Learn pricing strategies, how to analyze your cost structure and find the breakeven price, plus more.
Understanding Your Financial Statements
Discover how to assess your business’s financial situation and how to use that information for maximum return.
Your Credit and You
Learn the ins and outs of the credit scoring process from a business perspective. Understand the importance of establishing and maintaining your credit as you get your business up and running.