Hudson County Community College CBI and Hudson County Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise Launch FREE Program for Area Entrepreneurs

January 9, 2014

Innovative program includes 39 hours of training in six key management/organizational areas.


January 9, 2014, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College Center for Business & Industry (CBI), in partnership with the Hudson County Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise, is offering a free program for Hudson County Small Business owners. The program, “Hudson County Business Management Training,” has been designed specifically for business owners who have no formal business education, and is intended to provide an understanding of the importance of management in today’s business environment, to enhance interpersonal skills, and to support collaborative learning and teamwork.

The 39-hour program is being offered Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings, January 7 through February 18.

CBI Executive Director Ana Chapman-McCausland said that the sessions will include lectures and the sharing of knowledge and experiences that will assist participants in attaining proficiency in planning projects, meeting deadlines, leading successful teams, and developing/strengthening organizational goals. Six primary, functional business areas will be explored: General Management, Project Management, Leadership Skills, Team Building, Supervision Skills, and Workplace Diversity. Participants will work in teams to put into practice what they have learned, and they will create action plans to address real-time workplace concerns based upon the knowledge they have acquired in the sessions.

While there is no charge to the business participants, registration is a must and may be secured by contacting the Hudson County Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise Director Dr. Frances O. Thompson at 201-395-6267.