Hudson County Community College Invites Aspiring Business Owners to Urban Entrepreneurship Course

May 22, 2018

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 cangelFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.