The Small Business Boot Camp series has been designed specifically to provide new and emerging businesses with the opportunity to learn best practices on topics critical to small business success. Although small business owners are experts in what they do, we offer courses that supplement this knowledge to address the daily running of a business. Our online Entrepreneur Suite or individual courses will help you to avoid common small business mistakes and to learn the most effective strategies and practices for starting and growing a successful business.
If you are ready to establish an office for your business, choose our Small Business Growth Center at 445 Marshall Street, Phillipsburg, NJ where you will be represented by professional office space and enjoy a below-market rental rate that includes office equipment, internet, utilities, meeting spaces and more. Contact Eve Azar at 908-835-2423 or [email protected] for a tour of our facility and available space.
Topics in the suite are also available as stand-alone courses and include:
Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. Committing your idea to paper in the form of a business plan not only increases your chances of obtaining financing but also in keeping your business strategically focused. With the support of your instructor and a network of like-minded students, you’ll work through all of the major components of writing a business plan and emerge with your first draft in hand. And most importantly, you will have completed the first–and most difficult–step on the path to small business success.
Learn how to take your dream of starting a business and put it into action. In this class, you’ll learn everything you need to know about starting a business. You’ll begin by discovering the tricks to picking the right opportunity for you. Next, you’ll learn how to develop proven marketing techniques to easily build sales. Since every business needs money, we’ll discuss traditional and nontraditional financing options. Finally, you’ll learn easy-to-implement employee-management procedures and how to write business policies that help you build your business.
With the help of videos, spreadsheets, and hands-on activities, you’ll build your skills in each lesson. You’ll master cost-effective strategies including strategic partnerships, local marketing, search engine optimization, social networking, e-mail marketing, lead generation, and niche marketing. Along the way, you’ll see many real-world examples from other small businesses much like yours.
Available as a self-paced course as well.
This is a business finance course for non-financial employees and managers. In six weeks, you will obtain significantly improved business acumen skills and financial understanding. Position yourself to be more confident in your business and financial decisions.