Hudson County Community College Invites Aspiring Business Owners

Urban Entrepreneurship Course

May 22, 2018 / Jersey City, NJ – Starting a business in an urban environment requires a combination of street and business smarts. Entrepreneurs must invest time and resources into building unique business models. The rewards include financial independence, creative freedom, and a positive impact on the community.

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) has a special opportunity for those who wish to start a business in an urban area. The College’s “Urban

Entrepreneurship” course will be held on Tuesday and Thursday, August 7 and 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the L Building (71 Sip Avenue) of the College’s Journal Square Campus. Space is limited, and the cost is $85 per person.

The noncredit class will focus on the challenges specific to doing business in metropolitan locations. Topics covered will include:
• Demographic target marketing
• Market challenges and competitive analysis
• Selection of locations between cities and suburbs
• Trends vs. sustainability
• Foot traffic and attracting attention
• Company standards, missions, and goals
• Crowd-sourcing
• Capital planning
• Social media impact on new businesses

Those who wish to attend may register online at

More information may be obtained by calling Clara Angel at 201-360-4647 or emailing [email protected].
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