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

Mastering Marketing, Upper Manhattan NYC Business Solutions Center, 08/21/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Learn how to get the best customers for your business! When you start a new business, you need to become visible and attractive to your target customers. What do you do to catch their attention? What do you need to tell them so they will want to try your product or service? This course will provide answers to your most pressing marketing questions. 

More Information and RSVP

Emergency Preparedness Webinar, 08/21/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

From gas leaks, and fires, to major storms and flooding, NYC business owners face many challenges that can impact your operations and assets. There are many events outside of your control but, you can control your response and preparedness. 

More Information and RSVP

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

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


More Information and RSVP

NYC M/WBE Harvest -- August. 2018 #1

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Are you ready to submit your application for NYC M/WBE certification or recertification? If so, the M/WBE Harvest is for you.

More Information and RSVP

Aspectos Básicos de Planificación de Negocios, Upper Manhattan NYC Business Solutions Center, 08/21/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Business owners know that securing the right commercial space is an important decision, but many are not prepared to enter the lease negotiation process. By effectively negotiating a lease agreement before signing it, small business owners can avoid costly mistakes in the future. This course offers useful steps you can take to prepare for negotiating a commercial lease that serves your interests and minimizes risks. The course instructors are attorneys who have counseled both landlords and tenants on lease agreements and can share practical strategies for success.

More Information and RSVP

Selling to the Government & 8(A) HUBZone and WOSB Certification

Organized by Bronx Small Business Development Center
Learn how to bid for government contracts and how to obtain your Small Disadvantaged Business and/or Women-Owned Small Businesses Certification. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made by calling the SBDC at least two weeks in advance.
More Information and RSVP

Business Planning Basics, Upper Manhattan, 8/22/18

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. 

More Information and RSVP

Website Fundamentals, Upper Manhattan NYC Business Solutions Center, 8/23/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Make your business known on the World Wide Web! Websites are a great way to inform customers about your products and services. In this high-energy, fast-moving course, you’ll learn basic information needed to develop a website that best suits your business needs. We’ll guide you through how to use your website to build your brand and sell your products and services. You’ll also hear about the various steps involved with getting your website up and running. You’ll leave this course feeling energized, and prepared to take action on creating your business’ website.

More Information and RSVP

NYC M/WBE Harvest -- August. 2018 #2

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Are you ready to submit your application for NYC M/WBE certification or recertification? If so, the M/WBE Harvest is for you.

More Information and RSVP

SBS-PTAC: Selling to Government Workshop (afternoon session), 8/28/2018

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.

More Information and RSVP

WE Master Money: Funding Manhattan, 08/29/2018

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Course topics include an overview of funding options; the 5 C's of creditworthiness that make one a desirable potential borrower; perfecting your business pitch; and interactive exercises to truly understand capital planning.

More Information and RSVP

SBS-PTAC: "Creating Compelling Marketing Materials", 8/29/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Who Should Attend

More Information and RSVP

NYC Department of Small Business Services Webinar for Community Leaders

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Are you a community leader who would like to assist the businesses in your neighborhood with getting the help they need to start and operate? 

More Information and RSVP

10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business, Washington Heights 8/31/18

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. Total course hours: 1 session, varies by Center from 1.5-2.5 hours.

More Information and RSVP

Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise Certification Workshop - 9/4/18

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!

More Information and RSVP

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

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


More Information and RSVP

Social Media Fundamentals Webinar, 1 Session, Bronx 09/06/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Learn about the key components of building an online presence for your business! 

More Information and RSVP

10 Steps To Starting Your Own Business, 1 Session, Bronx 09/06/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Course length: 2 hours

More Information and RSVP

WE Master Leadership Conference

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

During the WE NYC Leadership Conference, we will discuss impostor syndrome and what you can do to overcome your  inner critic. We will also have a WE Master Leadership workshop, which is designed to help women entrepreneurs gain the critical management skills needed to start, operate, and grow a successful business. 

More Information and RSVP

SBS-PTAC: Selling to Government Workshop (morning session), 9/11/2018

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.

More Information and RSVP

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

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


More Information and RSVP

Fall Hurricane Preparedness Workshop 09/12

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

From gas leaks and fires, to major storms and flooding, NYC business owners face many challenges that can impact your operations and assets. 

More Information and RSVP

Business Financial Management, Upper Manhattan NYC Business Solutions Center, 09/12/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Bookkeeping is an essential function in every business, large and small.
This course will review the purpose and benefits of bookkeeping and help business owners determine whether to perform bookkeeping in-house or hire external help. 

More Information and RSVP

Commercial Lease Negotiation

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


More Information and RSVP

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

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


More Information and RSVP

Restaurant Management Bootcamp, 1 Session, Bronx 09/13/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Total course hours: 1 session, for 2 hours.

More Information and RSVP

WE Master Leadership Courses (2 day workshop: 9/14, 9/21)

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

You will have the opportunity to learn from experts in leadership development and entrepreneurship. Please note, this course consists of two sessions - please plan on attending all of them! 

More Information and RSVP

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

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


More Information and RSVP

WE Connect Mentors: Night of the Roundtables

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Join us for a night of mentor roundtables as we network and take on some of the hottest topics on today’s communication landscape. How and when do you seek media attention? How do you handle media attention that you don’t seek? We’ve all heard “content is king” but what kind of content and where’s the kingdom? At this interactive event, you’ll have two opportunities to join subject matter experts and other attendees at tables devoted to a specific topic. Table topics include: Branded
Content Curation, Personal Branding, Media Relations 101, Social Engagement, Strategic Transitioning & Strategic Business Planning. Whether you work for yourself or for a large corporation, you will come away with practical tips and strategies to help you advance your career and make a bigger impact.

More Information and RSVP