Resources

What can SBMA and WHEDco do for my business?

SBMA and WHEDco can connect you to no-cost resources to help your business thrive, including:

  • Business workshops and trainings
  • One-on-one legal advice and lease review
  • Advisors to help businesses avoid fines
  • Assistance finding financial services and opportunities

Contact us today to find out how we can help your business by emailing us at business@whedco.org.

Are you looking for financial, legal, or marketing assistance to help build or grow your business? Download WHEDco’s South Bronx Business Resources Guide to find no-cost or low-cost resources available to small businesses.


 

Free Business Courses

Washington Heights Chamber On-the-Go Workshop

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services


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Blueprint Reading/Specifications - Construction Firms (Part 1), 4/19/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Reading blueprints is a required skill to being competitive in the construction industry and to make your business successful. The purpose of this workshop is to provide an overview and practical understanding of how to read blueprints and specifications, a required skill in the construction industry. Learn how to accurately read and understand construction drawings (blueprints) and how to accurately interpret specifications (both administrative and technical).

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Website Fundamentals, Washington Heights 4/19/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Website Fundamentals


Make your business known on the World Wide Web!

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Getting Ahead- Intensive Credit Repair, 5 Sessions, Bronx 4/19/2018, 4/26/2018, 5/3/2018, 5/10/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services


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How to Select the Right Business Structure, Upper Manhattan, 4/19/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

You will learn about:

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10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business, Upper Manhattan NYC Business Solutions Center, 04/19/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Learn what it takes to start your own business! 
This course provides a basic overview of the steps you'll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. 

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Obtaining Financing for your Business (By Appointment)

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services


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Business Planning Basics, 1 Session, Bronx 4/20/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Learn about the key components of a strong business plan in just three hours!
This course will teach you how to organize your business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote your business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting your business, and develop your financial projections. Total course hours: 1 session, 3 hours.

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Business Entity Formation

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center

Business Entity Formation hosted by Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

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Getting Certified as a Minority & Women-Owned Business (M/WBE) Webinar, 1 Session, Bronx 4/24/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

If you want to do business with the government, getting certified as a Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) can help you to accomplish that goal! Getting certified as a Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) gives you exclusive access to opportunities to sell to government, networking events, inclusion in the City's Online Directory of Certified Businesses and offers many other benefits.

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Hire and Train the Right Employees for Your Business - Save Time and Money!, Upper Manhattan, 4/24/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Join us to learn about the FREE recruitment service opportunity offered by the NYC Department of Small Business Services. 

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10 Steps To Starting Your Own Business, 1 Session, Bronx 4/24/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Course length: 2 hours

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SBS-PTAC: Selling to Government Workshop (afternoon session), 4/24/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Each and every day, the government buys billions of dollars' worth of goods and services from small businesses. The Selling to Government workshop offers an introduction to government contracting and prepares businesses to find opportunities in their area of expertise. Come and learn how your business can pursue contracts at the City, State, and Federal government levels.

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Advanced Social Media & E-commerce Strategies, BROOKLYN 4/24/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 

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Small Business Financing, Upper Manhattan, 4/24/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Whether you are just starting up or expanding an existing business, this course will help you learn about credit and financing opportunities for your small business. Additionally, the course will give insight on what lenders are looking for in the current credit environment so you can be best prepared when applying for financing. 

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Nosotras Dominamos Liderazgo (4/24)

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Los temas del taller incluyen el desarrollo de una presentación formal sobre su negocio, el dominio de las técnicas de negociación, perfeccionar las habilidades de liderazgo en colaboración, y el desarrollo de estrategias para superar los retos empresariales comunes.

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Small Business Financing: How & Where To Get It, Bronx, 1 Session, Bronx 4/24/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Entrepreneurs know that financing is key to starting and growing a business, but the array of options can be difficult to navigate. This course teaches you how to apply financiers’ method of evaluation – the 5 Cs of Business Credit – and explores the advantages and disadvantages of debt-based, equity-based, and crowdfunding financing.

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SBS-PTAC "Marketing to Government for Professional/Standard Services" Workshop, 4/25/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

This workshop is designed to provide program participants with strategies on how to market your business to New York City Agencies.

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QuickBooks, 2 Sessions, Bronx 4/25/2018 - 4/26/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Learn the key features and benefits of this accounting software!
Business owners need to monitor their spending and expenses in order to maintain a healthy profit. QuickBooks can help you keep track of daily transactions, as well as develop financial reports such as Income Statements, Balance Sheets, and Cash Flow Statements. This course will teach you how this software program can help you track your business financials effectively and efficiently. Total course hours: 2 sessions, 10 hours.

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Kiva: Securing Funding for Your Business Webinar, 1 Session, Bronx 4/25/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

If you are looking for capital in the next 30-60 days to start, operate or expand your business, this workshop is for you.Take advantage of Kiva's Crowdfunding to access capital to grow your business. Kiva is a non-profit that has helped more than 500 NYC small business owners secure funding; with Kiva, you’ll be able to crowdfund a 0% interest, no fees loan up to $10,000.

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Signing a Commercial Lease: What You Need to Know, BROOKLYN, 4/25/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 

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Food Retail: Inventory Management, 1 Session, Bronx 4/25/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Get Better Results From Your Inventory

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WE Master Money: Funding, Manhattan, 4/27/2018

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Women Entrepreneurs (WE) Master Money: Funding is designed to help women entrepreneurs gain knowledge about capital planning, particularly alternative forms of funding, beyond traditional banks, that may be a perfect fit for entrepreneurs.

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10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business, BROOKLYN 4/27/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Learn what it takes to start your own business! 
This course provides a basic overview of the steps you'll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. 

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Marketing 101, Washington Heights, 4/27/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services




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WE Connect Event: Small Business Funding Expo with WE NYC & NYWIB

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Whether you are starting a business or looking to accelerate your growth, don’t let a lack of funding be the only thing holding you back.
This full-day event will be packed with presentations, roundtable discussions, and programs to help you understand where and how to get the funds you need, and what to do when you get them. Get answers directly from up to 25 traditional and non-traditional lenders and business experts. Learn your options and also how to become more efficient and successful.

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Crowdfunding Your Business with Kiva, BROOKLYN 5/1/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 

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Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise Certification Workshop - 5/1/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

There are now more opportunities for certified Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) to bid on public contracts, increase their capacity and effectively contribute to the City's economy. This workshop is conducted by trained certification analysts who will guide you through the certification process so you can get your application right the first time!

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SIBL Free One-On-One Business Counseling Sessions By Appointment

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


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Next Level Bonding & Financial Management Services Workshop: Advanced Construction Accounting & Financial Management Best Practices

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 Businesses Who Should Attend:

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Bronx Chamber On-the-Go Workshop

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services


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Commercial Lease Negotiation

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


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Next Level Bonding & Financial Management Services: QuickBooks for Contractors Clinic

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Bring your laptop and let our Construction CPA partners help you set up and optimize your QuickBooks accounting system so you can manage your job costs more effectively and provide the financial reports required by your surety.

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One-On-One Business Counseling Sessions By Appointment @ LMHQ

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


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One-On-One Business Counseling Sessions By Appointment @ LMHQ

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


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SIBL Free One-On-One Business Counseling Sessions By Appointment

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


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