Women In Their Own Business @ Hoboken Public Library
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Starting and successfully managing a business is no easy task. This seminar looks at that task from the women’s perspective and discusses issue unique to women who desire to become entrepreneurs. This is a must attend course for women who are contemplating establishing a business or who are currently running a business.

Small Business Opportunities @ East Orange Public Library
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

There are many paths that can be taken to get into business, e.g., start from scratch, and purchase an existing business or franchising. This two hour seminar will explore the pros and cons of those various paths. This is a must attend seminar for those thinking of entering business either by starting a new business, purchasing an existing business or franchise.

Starting and Managing Your Own Small Business in New Jersey @ SCORE / SBA 15th Floor
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm


Learn how to establish/form/register a new business in New Jersey.

Learn about licensing; naming your business; trademarking, copyrighting; many other important considerations of starting a managing a New Jersey based business.

Learn how to prepare a Business Plan (BP) and why having one is mission critical!

Meet with the SBA and learn about sources of funds including loans, private financing, crowdfunding, SBA resources, minority lending, etc., and many other key considerations in selecting best sources of funding for your business.

Learn how to reach/identify your target market(s) including e-marketing, government contracting, running a home-based business, introduction to selling (Sales) and how to market your particular business (Marketing).

Learn about record keeping and legal and insurance considerations.

Understand contingency planning and other not so obvious things you will need/want to know before going into business.

Get matched-up with a qualified SCORE counselor/mentor based on your specific business needs/interests.

PLACE:            Score/SBA NJ District Office, Two Gateway Center – 15th Floor, Newark, NJ 07102

Pre-Registration is required.  Please follow this link to register:  bit.ly/StartNJBizNov7

Any questions, please call SCORE (Metro NJ) at 973-645-3982


Home Care Agency Marketing – Finding and Keeping Customers @ Commission on Accreditation for Home Care (CAHC)
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Home Care Provider Marketing Strategies and Tactics

Consumers have many choices for their home care provider. This workshop will focus on your visibility in the market place and improving your ability to obtain new clients. What makes you unique and what is your unique message? How to differentiate yourself from competition. How to utilize the internet to increase your presence. How to take advantage of social media. How to identify and target specific markets/clients. How to utilize referral sources and successful client situations. Where is there room to excel?

Registration is required, so reserve your seat  by calling us at 201-880-9135 or emailing us at workshops@cahcnj.org

(Please note that the course fee for this seminar includes lunch)

*Register for both workshops for $250 per person.

Financial Management for A Successful Home Care Business @ Commission on Accreditation for Home Care (CAHC)
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Financial Management for A Successful Home Care Business

Plan to join us for this discussion that will focus on your home care agency financial planning and control of your business. Learn how to forecast and effectively manage your cash flow. How are you projecting revenue and expenses? Are there opportunities to collaborate with others in a mutually beneficial way? What resources are available to business owners.

(Please note the cost of the session includes lunch)

Registration is required, so reserve your seat  by calling us at 201-880-9135 or emailing us at workshops@cahcnj.org

*Register for both workshops for $250 per person.

Introduction to Government Contracting @ Hoboken Public Library
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Many businesses are looking for ways to expand their customer base and revenues. Doing business with local, state, and federal government agencies is one way to do that. Other businesses, because of the services they provide, need to do business with governmental agencies. In this seminar, you will learn how to find governmental customers, navigate the complex procurement process, and assess whether government contracting would be a good market for your business.