NJ Small Business Development Center at Rutgers-Camden
Where Businesses Go To Grow

Training Sessions

Easily view upcoming training sessions below. For more details contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Starting a Business from A-Z (2-parts)

This 6 hour course is designed for entrepreneurs intending to start or have recently started a small business. It examines legal forms of doing business in New Jersey, how to register a business, setting up bookkeeping records, Federal and State taxation, payroll, insurance and licensing. Materials: Workbook and cd.

Date Day Phone City Location
09/14/17
09/21/17
THU
THU
856-415-2216 Sewell Rowan College At Gloucester County
10/04/17
10/11/17
WED
WED
609-894-9311
exxt 2530
Mt. Laurel Rowan College At Burlington County

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Writing a Business Plan (2-parts)

Time: 6PM-9PM
Fee: $115

Developing a business plan is one of the most important challenges you will face as an entrepreneur. The process of developing a good business plan requires an understanding and appreciation for the tools required to do it right. This 6 hour program was developed to guide you through that process and give you a hands-on systematic way to develop an outline, investigate and evaluate the resources and create a draft of your own business plan.

Date Day Phone City Location
09/28/17
10/05/17
THU
THU
856-415-2216 Sewell Rowan College At Gloucester County
10/18/17
10/25/17
THU
THU
609-894-9311
ext 2530
Mt. Laurel Rowan College At Burlington County

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Successfully Marketing Your Small Business

Time: 6PM-9PM
Fee: $60

This is a basic How-To Marketing Class that covers some of the specific actions you can take to market your business. The class is designed for small businesses who want to start marketing their business today. It is also the second part of the MARKETING RESEARCH AND STRATEGIES 6 hour program.

Date Day Phone City Location
08/17/17 THU 856-415-2216 Sewell Rowan College At Gloucester County

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Advanced Entrepreneurial Certificate Series

The Advanced Entrepreneurial Certificate requires all of the workshops in the Basic Entrepreneurial Skills Certificate (above), PLUS the following workshops.

Financing a Small Business

Time: 6PM-9PM
Fee: $60

One of the primary challenges facing a new business is obtaining the necessary funding to start or expand the business. This course explains the criteria used by lenders to evaluate a potential borrower. Sources of financing will also be explored, including bank and non-bank lenders: the SBA; Micro-lenders; Venture Capitalists; and others. The borrowing basics will be directly tied to the contents of a business plan/loan proposal.

Date Day Phone City Location
10/12/17 THU 856-415-2216 Sewell Rowan College At Gloucester County
11/01/17 WED 609-894-9311
ext 2530
Mt. Laurel Rowan College At Burlington County

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Recording Business Transactions

Time: 6PM-9PM
Fee: $60

This is a practical application class designed to teach the business owner how to record specific transactions in a manual record keeping system. Disbursement and Sales journals will be prepared as well as Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable Ledgers. Sample transactions will be used to generate business activity through the end of an accounting period and formulate financial statements.

Date Day Phone City Location
10/19/17 THU 856-415-2216 Sewell Rowan College At Gloucester County
11/08/17 WED 609-894-9311
ext 2530
Mt. Laurel Rowan College At Burlington County

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Marketing Research & Strategies (2 -parts)

Time: 6PM-9PM
Fee: $115

Examine in detail the two critical aspects of marketing. The first session will focus on marketing research techniques and tools. This 6 hour program is for new and existing businesses. The second session covers strategies and actions you can take to market your business. (The second session of this program is the equivalent to SUCCESSFULLY MARKETING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS – described above)

Date Day Phone City Location
10/26/17
11/02/17
THU
THU
856-415-2216 Sewell Rowan College At Gloucester County
11/15/17
11/29/17
WED
WED
609-894-9311
ext 2530
Mt. Laurel Rowan College At Burlington County

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Understanding Financial Statements

Time: 6PM-9PM
Fee: $60

Gain an understanding of basic business financial statements (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash Flow). The class will demonstrate how the review and analysis of the financial statements can provide you with the information needed to improve profitability and/or grow your business. Detailed discussion of revenues and expense items, forecasting and trend analysis.

 

Date Day Phone City Location
11/09/17 THU 856-415-2216 Sewell Rowan College At Gloucester County
12/06/17 WED 609-894-9311
ext 2530
Mt. Laurel Rowan College At Burlington County

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Business Ownership, Contracts & Agreements

Time: 6PM-9PM
Fee: $60

This class provides a basic understanding of business contract law with an overview of the different types of contracts (employment, supplier, customer), with a description of situations requiring attorney consultation. Topics include Legal Structures, Partnerships and Partnership Agreements, Corporation and Shareholder Agreements.

Date Day Phone City Location
11/16/17 WED 856-415-2216 Sewell Rowan College At Gloucester County
12/13/17 THU 856-415-2216 Mt. Laurel Rowan College At Gloucester County

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Business Start-Up

New Business Q & A

Time: 10AM-12PM
Fee: $25

Starting a new business? This program is a basic overview of what you need to know to get your business up and running. Topics include: Business Planning, Legal Formation, Registration requirements and how to find and use the many resources available to help you get started.

Date Day Phone City Location
07/07/17 FRI 856-225-6221 Voorhees Voorhees Town Center
07/21/17 FRI 856-225-6221 Voorhees Voorhees Town Center
08/04/17 FRI 856-225-6221 Voorhees Voorhees Town Center
08/18/17 FRI 856-225-6221 Voorhees Voorhees Town Center
09/08/17 FRI 856-225-6221 Voorhees Voorhees Town Center
09/22/17 FRI 856-225-6221 Voorhees Voorhees Town Center
10/06/17 FRI 856-225-6221 Voorhees Voorhees Town Center
10/20/17 FRI 856-225-6221 Voorhees Voorhees Town Center
11/03/17 FRI 856-225-6221 Voorhees Voorhees Town Center
11/17/17 FRI 856-225-6221 Voorhees Voorhees Town Center
 12/01/17  FRI  856-225-6221  Voorhees  Voorhees Town Center
 12/15/17  FRI  856-225-6221  Voorhees  Voorhees Town Center

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Financing

Meet The Lenders Roundtable

Time: TBD
Fee: FREE

Meet the Lenders Roundtable is a great forum for Entrepreneurs to meet with commercial loan officers from local banks and discuss their financing needs. You will have the opportunity to have a face to face with the lenders and have them review a business plan, executive summary and financial projections for content, form and feasibility.

Date Day Phone City Location
02/23/17 Thursday 856-225-6221 Cherry Hill Cherry Hill Library

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Marketing

Business Owners Toolkit

Time: 6:15PM-8:45PM
Fee: FREE

Find the knowledge you need to build a business plan, gauge the market potential of your product or service, position your business versus the competition, navigate government and legal requirements, tap local resources and contacts. Let an expert researcher-with experience in private sector business intelligence-show you how to leverage a goldmine of online library resources, local government organizations, and websites at this hands-on workshop. You do NOT need a Burlington County Library System Card to attend. Maximum participants – 11 per session.

Date Day Phone City Location
TBD TUE 609-267-9660
ext 2
Westampton Burlington County Library HQ Tech Center
TBD TUE 609-267-9660
ext 2
Westampton Burlington County Library HQ Tech Center

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Special Programs

Credit Management for Entrepreneurs

Time: 6PM-8PM
Fee: FREE

The importance of having a GOOD CREDIT RECORD cannot be undersold especially when it comes to small business. Access to financing is a critical factor in starting and growing a successful business and your personal credit history is the most important factor in the pursuit of loans and lines of credit. This program will help you to understand your credit history as it is reported by the credit bureaus and will provide the steps to repairing your credit.

Date Day Phone City Location
TBD TBD 856-338-1177
ext 3316
Camden LAEDA

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

Customized Business Answers – Small Group Sessions @ The Library

Time: TBD
Fee: FREE

Let a skilled researcher with experience in corporate business research help you find the answers YOU need to move your business forward. Do you need to put together a targeted list for a marketing campaign? Identify sources for financing your company? Keep on top of trends driving the market for your product/services? Pull together data for your business or marketing plan? Develop a unique concept that sets you apart from the competition? Join a small group of no more than three people for a 1 hour session customized to the participants’ needs. If additional assistance is needed, there will be the option of scheduling a later one-on-one session with the instructor. You do NOT need a Burlington County Library System Card to attend. Prior registration required.

Date Day Phone City Location
Various TBD Online Registration Westampton Burlington County Library Headquarters

To register please use the numbers above. For more general details feel free to contact NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden staff at 856-225-6221 or rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.