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SBDC at Kean University Presents Becoming A Successful Consultant

UNION, N.J. - The Small Business Development Center of Kean University will present a free seminar, entitled, Becoming A Successful Consultant, on Tuesday, March 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Scotch Plains Public Library, located at 1927 Bartle Avenue in Scotch Plains, N.J.

Herb Caesar, president of CED Solutions, LLC, in Englewood, N.J., will discuss a host of topics related to becoming a successful business consultant, including the IRS guidelines of the consultant vs. contract employee, defining a field of expertise with appropriate credentials, identifying and marketing skills that provide added value to clients, project/client management and juggling schedules. He will also cover establishing and negotiating compensation, assessing emotional support from personal household/spouse, defining valuable relationships and collaborative alliances, establishing target market/niche and perception of one’s practice within the industry and management and personnel functional structure and development.

Special arrangements for people with disabilities can be made upon request. Be sure to bring business cards and brochures for networking purposes. For further information or to register, please contact Mira Kostak at 908-737-4220.