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At one time or another, almost everyone has had the idea of starting their own business. What separates the successful businesses from the ones that crash and burn is the work done to realistically determine if the business will succeed. The excitement that comes with entrepreneurship needs to be tempered by due diligence before you move forward in your venture.
This six-week course will help guide you through the early stages of the entrepreneurial process and will give you the tools to provide you with the best chance to turn your business idea into a success.
Starting your business
Individuals contemplating starting a business, those looking for more information on assessing their ideas, early stage business owners looking to add more structure and understanding
Wednesday evenings, October 16 - November 20, 2013 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Thanks to the support of the NJ Economic Development Authority, we're able to offer this program for a fraction of what it would normally cost. You get 18 hours of workshop instruction, additional instructor contact between classes, all class materials, light dinner at all classes, introductions to business experts and lenders, and a full year of individualized mentoring: all for $225.00.
Registration and payment due no later than Monday, October 14 - please note that your place in the workshop will not be confirmed until payment is received. Pay via secure PayPal or by check, made payable to UCEDC.
Class size will be limited to ensure that all participants can have enough individual attention. Participation at all classes, as well as weekly follow up with instructors, is mandatory. Participants may be asked by UCEDC to allow their stories and testimonials to be used for promotional purposes. UCEDC will also use our partnerships and relationships to connect graduates to appropriate resources to enhance their businesses.