Small Business Development Center
The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) network, comprised of 11 centers across the state, is the premier provider of comprehensive services and programs for small businesses in New Jersey for over 31 years. The NJSBDC network assists businesses to expand their operations, manage their growth and start new ventures via ongoing confidential consultations and low cost or no cost training.
SBDC network is partially funded by he U.S. Small Business Administration., The State of New Jersey and host institutions. SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance by contacting, Vincent Vicari, Regional Director, Bergen SBDC, 201.489.8670.
SBDC at Bergen Community College is a non-profit organization that assists small to medium sized businesses (start-ups and established businesses) with succeeding in today’s environment.The NJSBDC offers one-to-one counseling (at no cost to the client) to business owners seeking information on a variety of topics including how to finance, market and manage their companies. Clients are assisted in exploring the feasibility of their business ideas, developing and assessing their business plans, making cash flow projections and accurate financial statements, formulating marketing strategies, developing the loan package and finding capital.
We assist small businesses with the formulation of strategies to meet challenges, provide resources to achieve objectives and act in a mentoring capacity. We save you time, money and effort in finding the best possible solutions for your business problems. We also offer no/low cost training seminars that deliver very valuable and poignant information in “quick-time” to the business owner. Some of the seminars being offered are: legal, accounting and bookkeeping, marketing, financing, management, human resources, etc.
The NJSBDC at Bergen Community College is part of a much larger network of 29 offices in New Jersey with headquarters at Rutgers University and over 1000 offices throughout the United States. NJSBDC is part of this national partnership between the state and federal governments, the private sector, college and universities. The program is designed to provide the highest quality business services to established enterprises and promising new starts, with the objective of increased employment and increased contributions to the state and federal treasuries.
BCC in the News: Business Development Centers Provide Assistance, Free of Charge