Upcoming Classes…

Sep
24
Tue
How to Network for Success
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
How to Network for Success @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

How to Network for Success
SB715 – 3 hours

Explore why, where, and how to network offline and online. Learn to write and deliver an attention-getting “elevator speech” that really works. Start networking immediately: bring your business cards and brochures to class.
Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $59
Tue, Sep 24, 6-9pm
Attend In-Person = CRN 50102
Attend Via Webinar = CRN 50121

Virtual seats are also available for this class and others. Please view our SBDC Webinars.

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

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Results-Oriented Operations Management
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Results-Oriented Operations Management @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Results-Oriented Operations Management
SB743 – 6 hours (2 sessions)

Keeping the “oars in the water” is a major concern of all small business owners regardless of type of business. Learn how to better understand your business mission and what it takes to execute it. Growth strategies, task assignments and evaluations, critical scheduling, process design, staffing and employee growth will be discussed in this class.
Instructor: Karen Katcher, MBA, Katcher Associates

Course fee: $119
CRN 50111 Tue, Sep 24 & Oct 1, 6-9pm
CRN 50112 Tue, Oct 22 & 29, 6-9pm

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Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

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Oct
1
Tue
How to Develop an Effective Holistic Business
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
How to Develop an Effective Holistic Business @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

How to Develop an Effective Holistic Business
SB467- 3 hours

Launching any small business is difficult but a holistic business faces additional unique challenges. Learn how to educate and attract clients for your unique services and build a practice that sustains. Develop an effective strategic plan, market on a small budget, and learn time management techniques. This class addresses issues for the pre-venture or in-business practitioner.
Instructor: Camille Miller, MBA, The Natural Life Business Partnership

Course fee: $59
Tue, Oct 1, 6-9pm
Attend In-Person = CRN 50103
Attend Via Webinar = CRN 50123

Virtual seats are also available for this class and others. Please view our SBDC Webinars.

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

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Integrated Marketing – Part I
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Integrated Marketing - Part I @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Integrated Marketing – Part I
SB740 – 6 hours (2 sessions)

We are in a new era that requires small business owners to develop an integrative multichannel marketing foundation. Learn why you need to use multichannel marketing systems and how to keep your brand message and target audience consistent whether you are networking, developing a word-of-mouth campaign, or using the latest social media platforms. This class is Part I of a two-part series.

Part II of this series is Social Media to Promote Your Business which is listed in the Digital Blueprint section.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $119
CRN 50104 Tue, Oct 1 & 8, 6-9pm

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Oct
7
Mon
Business Plan – Your Game Design to Small Business Success
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Business Plan – Your Game Design to Small Business Success
SB707- 9 hours (3 sessions)

A business plan is a ‘game plan’ of your business’s future that tells what you want to accomplish and how to set things up. A business plan is not just for startups. Every business owner needs to develop or revisit a plan on an annual basis. If you don’t have one, this class is for you. This class will help you create a sound business plan that will help you grow and manage your business more effectively. Chart your course and improve your chances for business success.
Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $159
CRN 50105 Mon, Oct 7, 14, & 21, 6-9pm

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Oct
10
Thu
Introduction to Content Marketing and Email
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Introduction to Content Marketing and Email
SB472 – 3 hours

Content is KING! It helps you get the right message to the right person at the right time. Good content will help customers find you and improve your Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Email marketing will help you keep your current customers coming back and help you convert your prospective customers into buyers. Used together, Content Marketing and email create a strong combination of marketing tools that will help you grow your business.
Instructor: Susan Wilcox, eDynamic Marketing

Course fee: $59
Thu, Oct 10, 6-9pm
Attend In-Person = CRN 50069
Attend Online = CRN 50127

Virtual seats are also available for this class and others. Please view our SBDC Webinars.

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

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Oct
22
Tue
Results-Oriented Operations Management
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Results-Oriented Operations Management @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Results-Oriented Operations Management
SB743 – 6 hours (2 sessions)

Keeping the “oars in the water” is a major concern of all small business owners regardless of type of business. Learn how to better understand your business mission and what it takes to execute it. Growth strategies, task assignments and evaluations, critical scheduling, process design, staffing and employee growth will be discussed in this class.
Instructor: Karen Katcher, MBA, Katcher Associates

Course fee: $119
CRN 50111 Tue, Sep 24 & Oct 1, 6-9pm
CRN 50112 Tue, Oct 22 & 29, 6-9pm

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Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

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Oct
29
Tue
Q-Storming
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

(NEW) Q-Storming
SB744 – 3 hours

In this fast-paced world, we don’t have all the answers we need for decision making, problem solving, strategic planning, and innovation. This program offers participants an exciting, collaborative opportunity for creative and strategic thinking that goes beyond brainstorming. It’s about asking great questions that motivate the participants toward new pathways for launching and sustaining success and profitability.
Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $59
CRN 50134 Tue, Oct 29, 6-9pm

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Nov
4
Mon
Selling Skills Made Easy
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Selling Skills Made Easy @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Selling Skills Made Easy
SB732 – 6 hours (2 sessions)

No one is a ‘born’ salesperson, yet we all live by selling something. Overcome anxiety and fear of selling to achieve your sales goals. Program includes: customer wants and relationship strategies, the ‘anatomy of a sale,’ how to avoid 11 selling mistakes, what it takes to get to ‘earn’ the sale and how to get to ‘yes’ faster.
Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $119
CRN 50107 Mon, Nov 4 & 11, 6-9pm

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Nov
12
Tue
Building Your Marketing Plan
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Building Your Marketing Plan
SB703 – 6 hours (2 sessions)

Learn about market research, strategic marketing decisions, advertising and sales, public relations, promotions, and networking. Find out about all phases of a marketing plan, how to define markets and how to implement creative, low-cost guerrilla marketing.
Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $119
CRN 50108 Tue, Nov 12 & 19, 6-9pm

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Nov
20
Wed
Business Valuation
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Business Valuation @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Business Valuation
SB469 – 3 hours

Are you selling or refinancing your business? Or just want to know what your business is worth? Valuating a business can be a complicated process. Learn about the myths and methods of the business valuation process and how to objectively identify the market value of your investment.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group
Course fee: $59
CRN 50106 Wed, Nov 20, 6-9pm

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Dec
3
Tue
How to Attract and Keep Good Employees
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
How to Attract and Keep Good Employees @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

(NEW) How to Attract and Keep Good Employees
SB745 – 3 hours

Employees are the #1 asset of a business. Attracting and keeping good employees impact the ultimate success of your business. Managing a staff of Boomers, GenXers, Millenials, and Zgens can be overwhelming. You’ll learn how to design policies and procedures that address the needs of the generational differences to build a culture that produces customer loyalty and long-term profitability.
Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $59
CRN 50135 Tue, Dec 3, 6-9pm

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