The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey‘s Mobile Academy announced the formation of the AACCNJ Entrepreneur Academy.
The eight-part program is tailored to empower new entrepreneurs and those considering business ownership by equipping them with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in their ventures.
All classes will be free of charge, facilitated by seasoned entrepreneurs and consultants, and held in-person at Mill One, located at 1 N. Johnston Ave., Hamilton.
The AACCNJ Entrepreneur Academy will cover a wide range of topics crucial to entrepreneurial success, including:
- ABCs of starting a small business;
- Writing a business plan/QuickBooks;
- Goal setting;
- Marketing your business;
- 5 C’s of credit/access to capital;
- Accounting do’s and don’ts and taxes;
- Networking 101;
- Excellent customer service;
- How to obtain MBE or WMBE certifications.
“We are excited to offer this opportunity to aspiring entrepreneurs in New Jersey,” John Harmon, founder, CEO and president of AACCNJ, said. “The AACCNJ Entrepreneur Academy empowers individuals from all backgrounds to take the next step toward realizing their dreams of self-sufficiency and generational wealth creation. By providing this program at no cost, we aim to remove barriers and ensure that all interested individuals have the chance to participate.”
The AACCNJ Entrepreneur Academy is a testament to AACCNJ’s ongoing commitment to fostering economic growth and equity in disadvantaged communities. This initiative aligns with AACCNJ’s mission to provide resources, opportunities and information to individuals looking to make a meaningful impact in the business world.
Click here to be considered for the academy’s inaugural cohort.