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

Marketing 101 - Webinar, 1 Session, Bronx 12/12/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Learn how to understand your customers’ needs!

The essence of marketing strategy is to understand your customers’ needs and develop a plan that meets those needs. With this course you will learn the fundamental components of a successful marketing strategy that will maximize impact while minimizing costs.
 

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Small Business Financing: How & Where To Get It,1 Session, Bronx 12/12/2018

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: "Prevailing Wage and Certified Payroll Workshop", 12/13/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

The Prevailing Wages & Certified Payroll workshop will deliver a basic understanding of what Certified Payroll and Prevailing Wages are, the different types of prevailing wages (Davis Bacon, NYS, NYC) and how to properly fill out Certified Payroll documentation. By the end of this workshop, contractors will develop a grasp on how each of the different types of wages are established and enforced.

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10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business, Upper Manhattan 12/13/2018

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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Getting Certified as a Minority & Women-Owned Business (M/WBE) Webinar, 1 Session, Bronx 12/18/2018

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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NYC Department of Small Business Services Mobile Outreach Unit (Chinatown)

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) offers no-cost compliance consultations to help you understand how to comply with key City rules and regulations to avoid receiving common violations.

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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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How to Select the Right Business Structure, Upper Manhattan, 12/18/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

You will learn about:

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SBS-PTAC: Selling to Government Workshop 101, 12/19/2018

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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NYC Department of Small Business Services Webinar for Community Leaders

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Are you a chamber of commerce, member of a business organization or a community leader who would like to assist the businesses in your neighborhood with getting the help they need to start and operate? 

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Advanced Strategies in Social Media Webinar, 1 Session, Bronx 12/20/2018

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Great, so you have a permanent home on the internet, and some “friends” as well.  Now what? If you consider yourself a pretty digitally savvy business owner, you’ve probably built a website for your business, and are working to grow your social media audience.  These are great first steps in managing your overall web presence.  However, there are additional web tools that can help you expand and scale your business online.  This course will explore ways that advanced online tools, such as e-commerce platforms, online advertising, and content management products, can help enhance interactions with your customer-base, and better reach new consumers.

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Business Planning Basics, Upper Manhattan, 12/20/2018

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. 

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Mercadeo 101 (Marketing 101), Upper Manhattan, 12/20/18

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 

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10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business, Washington Heights 12/28/18

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.

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Obtaining Financing for your Business (By Appointment)

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services


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Next Level Services for Goods & Services M/WBEs Workshop: Beat Your Competition - Utilizing SWOT Analysis & Core Competencies for Competitive Differentiation

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Beat Your Competition - Utilizing SWOT Analysis and Core Competitencies for Competitive Differentiation

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Marketing 101, Upper Manhattan, January 8, 2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 Total course hours: 1 session, 3 hours.

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

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Free QuickBooks for Contractors Clinics - multiple dates available.

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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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WE Connect Mentor Session with Session with Dayna Sessa of Datanomy, Alley, Chelsea

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Dayna Sessa is founder & CEO of Datanomy, a health analytics firm based in SoHo.  A biomedical engineer and former management consultant, Dayna was selected as a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Scholar, Tory Burch Foundation Fellow & Cartier Women’s Initiative Finalist.  A passionate speaker and advisor about healthcare & big data, she has also often discussed using data in small business.  She sits on the boards of the Friends of Mount Sinai, Clinton Foundation 20/30 Initiative & Porvenir, a STEM education non-profit, she helped found.  

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How to Select the Right Business Structure, Upper Manhattan, January 10, 2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

You will learn about:

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