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Business Courses

We’ll help you succeed…one course at a time.

If you’ve got a business idea without a business plan, or you’re in need of a new strategy for your business, NYC Business Solutions can help you — for free.

We provide free business courses and workshops in all five boroughs. You can learn how to develop your business plan and receive guidance on the right strategy for your business. You can take a course on computer-based bookkeeping, how to master marketing, what it takes to get certified to sell to the government, how to navigate the government, and so much more.

First-come, First-served Courses

Webinar and Online Programs

Webinar: Advanced Social Media and E-Commerce Strategies*

Business Planning & Operations Courses

10 Pasos para Comenzar su Propria Empresa*
10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business*
Business Planning Basics 
Business Planning Basics (Conceptos Básicos de Planificación de Negocios) 
Affordable Care Act: Healthcare and Your Small Business*
Choosing the Right Legal Structure*
Understanding Intellectual Property*
Restaurant Management Bootcamp*
Restaurant Management Bootcamp 2.0*
The NYC Restaurant Letter Grade System*
SBA Presents: Bidding on Government Contracts*
Business Insurance*
Financing & Accounting Courses
Business Financial Management
A Roadmap to Financing Your Small Business!
Business Finance Roadmap*
Quickbooks Quick Review*
Understanding & Improving Your Credit*
Cómo Entender y Reparar Su Crédito*
Accessing Financing*
Acceso a Financiación*
How to Finance Your Business with Crowdfunding*
Introduction to Pricing*
Webinar: The Five Steps to Building and Repairing Your Credit*
Getting Ahead*
Intro to Projections*
Marketing Courses
Small Business Digital Toolkit: Website Fundamentals
Small Business Digital Toolkit: Social Media Fundamentals
Small Business Digital Toolkit: Advanced Strategies in Social Media
Marketing 101*
Introducion Al Mercadeo*
Mastering Marketing
Constant Contact Presents: Email and Social Media Marketing*
How to Create a Website that Sells and Converts*
Effective Public Relations and Your Business*
Selling to Government Courses
Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise Certification Workshop
Emerging Business Enterprise Certification Workshop

Selling to Government

Selling to New York City
Insurance Requirements for Public Work Workshop
Introduction to Surety Bonding Workshop
Locally-Based Enterprise Certification Workshop
Navigating the Corporate Supply Chain

*Not offered regularly. See details for next sessions.

Application-based Programs

FastTrac® NewVenture™ – Develop your ideas to start your business
FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ – Refine your business plan to grow your business
FastTrac® NewVenture™ for the Veteran Entrepreneur Veterans Entrepreneurship Program
New Female Entrepreneurship Program! FastTrac® NewVenture™ for the Female Entrepreneur
FastTrac® TechVenture™
Strategic Steps for Growth
An executive education program for the following business sectors:
  1) M/WBE-certified firms 
  2) Media and Entertainment industry firms 
Corporate Coaching Program 
A premier public/private partnership aimed at helping M/WBE certified professional services firms grow - See program details on the Corporate Coaching Program today.

Corporate Alliance / Columbia University M/W/L Construction Trades Certificate – Mentorship Program

A two-part program providing construction management courses from Columbia University and exclusive insight on contracting opportunities to M/WBE certified construction firms - See program details on the Construction Mentorship Program today!


For more information, please Contact an Account Manager or visit our Business Library.