New Jersey Small Business Development Center at The College of New Jersey In Partnership with Mercer Institute is please to be offering two professional development programs for small business owners and their staff in March 2023.  NJSBDC at TCNJ is Mercer County’s leading small business assistance program aligned with the U.S. Small Business Administration offering counseling sessions and customized training  tailored to address the immediate needs of businesses at ALL stages while also looking ahead to opportunities that can help them succeed further.

Microsoft Office Training Presented in Partnership with Mercer Institute of Management and Technology Training 

Learn how to harness Microsoft Office 365 capabilities to improve your productivity. The training takes place over four all-day, in-person sessions focusing on a different topic March 7, 9, 14, and 16, 2023 running 8:30 a.m. through 4 p.m. (six-hour classes with a lunch hour and two 15-minute breaks. Lunch is not included.) Learn Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Powerpoint (take one course or all FOUR) IN PERSON at Mercer County Community College’s James Kerney Campus, 102 North Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08608. There is no virtual training option. For no cost registration click here:

English as a Second Language (ESL) No-Cost Program for Mercer County Small Business Employees -Begins March 16, 2023

Have you recently hired limited English-speaking staff to fill necessary positions in your small business due to a challenging labor market?

Do you have employees who want to improve their English-speaking skills?

This no cost course offered through the NJ Small Business Development Center at The College of New Jersey (NJSBDC at TCNJ) will assist you and your employees to better understand how to communicate with your customers and the rest of your staff. This program is made possible at no cost through a grant partnership with the Mercer Institute.

Sign up for this special NO COST course – English as a Second Language (ESL) Program for staff of Mercer County NJ Small Business Employers .

March 16, 2023 to May 18, 2023 – Thursday evenings from 5pm to 7pm, in person at the Mercer County Community College James Kerney Campus, 102 N. Broad St., Trenton, NJ 08608. This GRANT FUNDED COURSE is for employees of Mercer County Retail, Restaurant, Construction, and Service-Based Small Businesses.

Register Now to Claim your spot! Click this link to register today:

Questions? Please email: or call our office at 609-771-2947

Since 1981, New Jersey Small Business Development Center at The College of New Jersey has been helping greater Mercer County established businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs to create and grow successful, profitable businesses. Through a combination of business counseling and training services, we help our clients achieve their business goals. If you are interested in learning more visit,

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