Jan
18
Tue
Market Research 101 – WEBINAR
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Market Research 101 - WEBINAR

Market Research 101 – Webinar
3 hours

Market analysis is critical for making the best business decisions, planning strategically to launch your business and sustaining an established company. You’ll learn how to collect and analyze data about your industry, advancements in technology, competitive activity, and target market profiles.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: FREE

Tue, Jan 18, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

 

Jan
19
Wed
Local Business Listing on Google & Bing – WEBINAR
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Local Business Listing on Google & Bing - WEBINAR

Local Business Listing on Google & Bing – Webinar
3 hours
Getting found in the search engines is critical for your business. Learn how to create your free Local Business Listing (Google Business Profile and Bing Places) and discuss other opportunities.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing
Course fee: FREE
Wed, Jan 19, 6-9pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516 or by email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Jan
26
Wed
Using Zoom Video for Your Business – WEBINAR
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Using Zoom Video for Your Business - WEBINAR

Using Zoom Video for Your Business – Webinar
3 hours
Zoom has emerged as a major tool in the small business owner’s toolkit. It enables you to meet with prospects, customers, employees, and vendors remotely via video. While it has been easy for some of us to grasp and take advantage of, not all of us have had an easy time. This is your opportunity to learn the basics and take advantage of what this amazing free tool has to offer.  Topics covered include: Basic settings, appearance, lighting, improving audio quality, scheduling, screen sharing, recording, chat, and more.
Instructor:     Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing
Course fee: FREE
Wed, Jan 26, 6-9pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.

 

Jan
27
Thu
Business Plan 101 – WEBINAR
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Business Plan 101 - WEBINAR @ Internet

Business Plan 101 – Webinar
3 hours
Entrepreneurs need a customized business plan − 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 businesses sustain momentum and profitability. Attendees explore the benefits of business plan templates.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: FREE
Thu, Jan 27, 6-9pm  —  REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

 

Feb
3
Thu
Networking 101 – WEBINAR
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Networking 101 – Webinar
3 hours
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

Course fee: FREE
Thu, Feb 3, 6-9pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Classes are in Eastern Time Zone.

 

Feb
7
Mon
Marketing 101 – WEBINAR
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Marketing 101 - WEBINAR

Marketing 101 – Webinar

3 hours

Marketing is about getting people interested in your company’s product or service. Marketing builds brand identity and trust, gives people reasons to buy, and validates the buying decision. Marketing gets people ‘knocking on your door,’ then your selling skills take over!

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: FREE

Mon, Feb 7, 6-9pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.

 

Feb
9
Wed
Intro to Digital Marketing – WEBINAR
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to Digital Marketing - WEBINAR

I

Intro to Digital Marketing – Webinar
3 hours
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
Course fee: FREE
Wed, Feb 9, 6-9pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.

Feb
10
Thu
The Side Hustle – How to Start a Business While Working Fulltime – WEBINAR
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Side Hustle – How to Start a Business While Working Fulltime - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

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

3 hours
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
Course fee: FREE
Thu, Feb 10, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Thu, Mar 10, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Thu, Apr 14, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Feb
14
Mon
Entrepreneur Assessment – WEBINAR
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Entrepreneur Assessment - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Entrepreneur Assessment – Webinar
3 hours
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

Course fee: FREE

Mon, Feb 14, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE 
Mon, Mar 14, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE 
Mon, Apr 18, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Feb
15
Tue
Building Blocks to Starting a Business – WEBINAR
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Building Blocks to Starting a Business - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Building Blocks to Starting a Business – Webinar
3 hours
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
Course fee: FREE

Tue, Feb 15, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Tue, Mar 15, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Tue, Apr 19, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Feb
16
Wed
Business by the Numbers – WEBINAR
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Business by the Numbers - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Business by the Numbers – Webinar
2 hours
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
Course fee: FREE
Wed, Feb 16, 6-8pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Wed, Mar 16, 6-8pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Wed, Apr 20, 6-8pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Feb
17
Thu
Mastering the Mental Side of Building a Business – WEBINAR
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mastering the Mental Side of Building a Business - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Mastering the Mental Side of Business – Webinar
3 hours
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

Course fee: FREE

Thu, Feb 17, 6-9pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE 

Thu, Mar 17, 6-9pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Thu, Apr 21, 6-9pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Feb
22
Tue
Crowdfunding: A New Alternative to Raising Working Capital – WEBINAR
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crowdfunding: A New Alternative to Raising Working Capital - WEBINAR @ Internet

Crowdfunding: A New Alternative to Raising Working Capital – Webinar
3 hours
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: Carla Fallone, MBA, Fallone Business Resources

Course fee: FREE

Tue, Feb 22, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Mon, Apr 11, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Feb
23
Wed
Planning Your New Website – WEBINAR
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Planning Your New Website - WEBINAR @ Internet

Planning Your New Website – Webinar

3 hours

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

Course fee: FREE
Wed, Feb 23, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

 

Feb
28
Mon
‘CX’ Customer Experience Management – WEBINAR
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
‘CX’ Customer Experience Management - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

‘CX’ Customer Experience Management – Webinar

2 hours

Customers rule! They buy for their reasons, not yours!  Customers have expectations.  They don’t want to be ‘sold,’ but rather they want to enjoy an engaging buying experience.   The key element to entice customers is the exceptional customer service they expect.  It’s all about building a customer-centric relationship with a ROI measured in terms of repeat and referral business.  This program explores 5 full-circle™ strategies to create your own customer experience program, including: relationship and customer tactics, product knowledge, presentation skills, and after-the-sale systems.  Each strategy works in concert to earn customer loyalty ‘for a lifetime’ and new business referrals.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: FREE

Mon, Feb 28, 10am to Noon — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Mar
3
Thu
Personal and Professional Branding 101- WEBINAR
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Personal and Professional Branding 101- WEBINAR @ Internet

Personal and Professional Branding 101 – Webinar

3 hours

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

Course fee: FREE

Thu, Mar 3, 6-9pm  —  REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Email the SBDC office at  sbdc@raritanval.edu  or by phone: 908 526 1200, ext. 8516

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Classes are Eastern Time Zone.

 

Mar
8
Tue
Maximize Your Trade Show Investment – WEBINAR
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Maximize Your Trade Show Investment - WEBINAR

Maximize Your Trade Show Investment – Webinar
SB730 – 3 hours
Don’t underestimate the value of trade show and event marketing – the most powerful tools in your marketing mix for uncovering and landing new business opportunities. Find out what you don’t know about trade shows and how to choose your exhibit space, budget time and resources, promote your participation (before, during and after), increase booth traffic, capture the interest of those passing by (in less than 7 seconds), qualify visitors, and get the best follow-up results.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: FREE

Tue, Mar 8, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

 

Mar
9
Wed
Intro to SEO – WEBINAR
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Intro to SEO – Webinar

3 hours

Learn how to improve your website visibility in Google. Participants learn Search Engine Optimization best practices for beginners. You can also request to have your current website critiqued during the session.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Course fee: FREE

Wed, Mar 9, 6-9pm  —  REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the  SBDC office:  Email:   sbdc@raritanval.edu  Phone: 908 526 1200, ext. 8516

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

 

Mar
10
Thu
The Side Hustle – How to Start a Business While Working Fulltime – WEBINAR
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Side Hustle – How to Start a Business While Working Fulltime - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

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

3 hours
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
Course fee: FREE
Thu, Feb 10, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Thu, Mar 10, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Thu, Apr 14, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Mar
14
Mon
Entrepreneur Assessment – WEBINAR
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Entrepreneur Assessment - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Entrepreneur Assessment – Webinar
3 hours
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

Course fee: FREE

Mon, Feb 14, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE 
Mon, Mar 14, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE 
Mon, Apr 18, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Mar
15
Tue
NJ Division of Revenue & Taxation Small Business Registration & Reporting Business Income Workshop – WEBINAR      
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

2 hours

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

Course fee: FREE

Tue, Mar 15, 10am-Noon  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE        

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Building Blocks to Starting a Business – WEBINAR
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Building Blocks to Starting a Business - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Building Blocks to Starting a Business – Webinar
3 hours
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
Course fee: FREE

Tue, Feb 15, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Tue, Mar 15, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Tue, Apr 19, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Mar
16
Wed
Business by the Numbers – WEBINAR
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Business by the Numbers - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Business by the Numbers – Webinar
2 hours
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
Course fee: FREE
Wed, Feb 16, 6-8pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Wed, Mar 16, 6-8pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Wed, Apr 20, 6-8pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Mar
17
Thu
Mastering the Mental Side of Building a Business – WEBINAR
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mastering the Mental Side of Building a Business - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Mastering the Mental Side of Business – Webinar
3 hours
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

Course fee: FREE

Thu, Feb 17, 6-9pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE 

Thu, Mar 17, 6-9pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Thu, Apr 21, 6-9pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Mar
21
Mon
Fundamentals of Small Business Accounting – WEBINAR
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 22 @ 9:00 pm
Fundamentals of Small Business Accounting - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Fundamentals of Small Business Accounting – Webinar                    

6 hours

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

Course fee: FREE

Mon/Tue, Mar 21 & 22, 6-9 pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Mar
23
Wed
Intro to WordPress – WEBINAR
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to WordPress - WEBINAR @ Internet

Intro to WordPress – Webinar

3 hours

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

Course fee: FREE

Wed, Oct 6, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Watch this class description video:

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Mar
28
Mon
QuickBooks Online Set-Up and A/R and A/P Demonstration – WEBINAR
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 29 @ 9:00 pm
QuickBooks Online Set-Up and A/R and A/P Demonstration - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

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

6 hours

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

Course fee: FREE

Mon/Tue, Mar 28 & 29, 6-9 pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Mar
29
Tue
Fusion Marketing – WEBINAR
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fusion Marketing - WEBINAR

Fusion Marketing – Webinar

2 hours

Fusion Marketing is one of the most underused, inexpensive, and effective revolutionary marketing strategies for building relationships, attracting your target audience, and sustaining business and profitability.  Based on time, energy and imagination, the program explores innovative ideas grounded in cooperation using a wide range of marketing vehicles to communicate a brand’s intended message. You’ll discover how Fusion Marketing has the power to ‘explode’ low-cost marketing exposures that attract more customers and greater profitability.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: FREE

Tue, Mar 29, 10am to Noon  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Mar
31
Thu
Business Pivot – WEBINAR
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Business Pivot - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Business Pivot – Webinar

3 hours

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

Course fee: FREE

Thu, Oct 21, 6-9pm — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Apr
4
Mon
Attracting, Managing and Retaining Good Employees – WEBINAR
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Attracting, Managing and Retaining Good Employees - WEBINAR

Attracting, Managing and Retaining Good Employees – Webinar

3 hours

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

Course fee: FREE

Mon, Apr 4, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

 

Apr
5
Tue
NJ Division of Taxation Sales Tax and NJ Online Sales Tax Workshop – WEBINAR      
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

2 hours

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

Course fee: FREE

Tue, Apr 5, 10am-Noon  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE        

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Apr
6
Wed
Intro to Google Analytics – WEBINAR
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to Google Analytics - WEBINAR @ Internet

Intro to Google Analytics – Webinar

3 hours

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

Course fee: FREE
Wed, April 6, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Apr
7
Thu
Selling 101- WEBINAR
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Selling 101- WEBINAR

Selling 101 – Webinar

3 hours

No one is a born salesperson, yet we all live by selling something. Those who are motivated and committed can achieve success by learning the basics of customer relationship management and steps in the ‘Anatomy of a Sale.’ Through instruction, visual guidelines and role play, the anxiety and fear of selling disappears. You’ll discover a selling system that is easy to follow to achieve your goals and to earn sales.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: FREE

Thu, Apr 7, 6-9pm  —  REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

 

Apr
11
Mon
Crowdfunding: A New Alternative to Raising Working Capital – WEBINAR
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crowdfunding: A New Alternative to Raising Working Capital - WEBINAR @ Internet

Crowdfunding: A New Alternative to Raising Working Capital – Webinar
3 hours
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: Carla Fallone, MBA, Fallone Business Resources

Course fee: FREE

Tue, Feb 22, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Mon, Apr 11, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Apr
12
Tue
Retailing 101 – WEBINAR
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Retailing 101 - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Retailing 101 – Webinar
3 hours

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

Course fee: FREE
Tue, Apr 12, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Apr
14
Thu
The Side Hustle – How to Start a Business While Working Fulltime – WEBINAR
Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Side Hustle – How to Start a Business While Working Fulltime - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

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

3 hours
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
Course fee: FREE
Thu, Feb 10, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Thu, Mar 10, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Thu, Apr 14, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Apr
18
Mon
Entrepreneur Assessment – WEBINAR
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Entrepreneur Assessment - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Entrepreneur Assessment – Webinar
3 hours
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

Course fee: FREE

Mon, Feb 14, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE 
Mon, Mar 14, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE 
Mon, Apr 18, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Apr
19
Tue
Building Blocks to Starting a Business – WEBINAR
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Building Blocks to Starting a Business - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Building Blocks to Starting a Business – Webinar
3 hours
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
Course fee: FREE

Tue, Feb 15, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Tue, Mar 15, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Tue, Apr 19, 6-9pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Please note: Those who register for an SBDC at RVCC webinar will be provided with secure Zoom sign-in information that will allow you to join the class remotely. Attendees can observe and listen as the instructor teaches the class, view and download presentation materials and interact during discussion or Q&A periods. To participate in a webinar session, you will need either a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, mobile phone, or another appropriate device with webcam and microphone set-up and internet connectivity. You can pretest your equipment and connection by accessing the test facility on the Zoom website (www.zoom.us/test ). Detailed participation instructions and the Zoom webinar invitation will be provided to those who register, in a class confirmation email sent at least two business days prior to the start of the webinar.  Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Apr
20
Wed
Business by the Numbers – WEBINAR
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Business by the Numbers - WEBINAR @ INTERNET

Business by the Numbers – Webinar
2 hours
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
Course fee: FREE
Wed, Feb 16, 6-8pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Wed, Mar 16, 6-8pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE
Wed, Apr 20, 6-8pm  — REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

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