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

Posted: 5/22/2018
Contact: Christopher Ciely, 201-360-4069,

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


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 .