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					   The New Jersey Small Business Development Center
                     &    The School of Continuing Education
                             Bergen Community College
                       Business Workshops Schedule
                               Conducted at the Ciarco Learning Center
                               355 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601


                              Limited seating call to register 201-447-7488

The Small Business Development Center is partially funded under cooperative agreement by the U. S Small Business Administration, the
State of New Jersey and Bergen Community College. The support given by funders does not constitute an express or implied endorsement of
any co-sponsors (s) or participants (s) opinions, findings, conclusions, recommendations, products or services. All SBA programs are
extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Special arrangements for the handicapped will be made if requested two weeks in
advance. Contact NJSBDC at Bergen Community College, 355 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601 (201) 489 8670.
Financing Small Businesses                                   BI _347
Friday : February 17th
Ciarco Learning Center (Hackensack)           one session             9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This workshop is for the small business owner seeking financing for a start-up or an expansion.
Learn how to obtain business loans, identify the appropriate type of loan, construction of
credit, present a convincing business plan, bootstrapping or non-traditional financing.

Doing Due Diligence with Q&A (formerly The Start-Up)         BI _686
Thursday: January 5th; February 2nd ; March 1st ; April 5th ; May 3rd ; June 7th
Ciarco Learning Center (Hackensack)           one session           9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This workshop is designed specifically for the individual thinking of starting a business and to
give them the necessary tools to follow a logical approach to assess the viability and profitability
of starting a business. They will learn the workings of an economic model, a feasibility and
breakeven analysis, along with market research and resources skills. A question and answer
period will follow concerning any question pertaining to a new venture.
Cost: $20.00

Business Formation                                        BI_740         NEW
Thursday; February 9th; April 12th ; June 14th
Ciarco Learning Center (Hackensack)         one session           9:00 am – 12:00 pm
For start-up businesses wanting to know how to choose the right form of business and what is the
difference between the various forms and how they will impact your ownership, profits, funding,
liability and taxes.
Cost: $20.00

Building a Consulting Business                                BI _312
Friday; March 23rd

Ciarco Learning Center (Hackensack)              one session          9:00 am - 12:00 pm
For those looking to open a private practice, this course provides instruction in formation issues,
liability, determining markets, generating businesses, fee setting, structuring contracts, letters of
agreement and marketing tools.
Building and Financing Your Business w/SBA                 BI_611
Thursday; October 25
Ciarco Learning Center (Hackensack)                 one session           3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
By attending this seminar, you can find out about SBA’s 7(a) Loan Guaranty Program, the
Prequalification Loan Program and 8(a) Minority Small Business Set-Aside Program, review
your business plan with a small business counselor and discuss your loan application with a bank
loan officer and other valuable information.
Host: Vincent D’Elia, Regional Director, NJSBDC
Cost: No Fee but you must register by calling 201.489.8670

Cashing In on Cashing Out                                     BI_741               NEW
Friday; May 11th
Ciarco Learning Center (Hackensack)                 one session             9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Part of starting a business should be to create business value and at some predetermined point,
realize that value. How you exit the company depends upon your desires and proper planning.
You need to evaluate your business, your desires, and other key factors to produce an exit
strategy in order to maximize your cash out. This workshop will discuss the various issues.
Cost: $45.00

Meet the Lenders                                              BI _637
Thursday, April 26
Ciarco Learning Center (Hackensack)                 one session          3:00pm -6:00 p.m.
This is a workshop for pre-screened entrepreneurs looking to borrow money to finance the
start or growth of their business. There will be a short presentation following the introduction
of several loan officers representing banks willing to lend money to qualified individuals.
Host: Vincent D’Elia, Regional Director, NJSBDC.
Cost: No Fee, but you must register by calling (201) 489-8670

Contracting with the Government                            BI _343
Friday: September 21
Ciarco Learning Center (Hackensack)               one session        9:30 am - 12:30 pm
This workshop will introduce small and medium size business owners to the US Government
and NJ State Government procurement processes. Business owner and managers will learn
how to identify and successfully apply for government contracts. Apply for WMBE and SBE
status, Regulations, Set-Asides, Methods of Government Purchasing, Supply Classifications,
Bidding Opportunities, Selective Assistance Vendor Information (SAVI).
Cost: No Fee but you must register by calling (201) 489-8670

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