The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) offers free business courses to guide NYC entrepreneurs through each step to start, operate, and grow a business.
Live, Online Business Courses
Courses are available on every core topic in entrepreneurship, including business planning, financing, and marketing, and in many languages, including Spanish, Chinese, and Russian. [Learn more about our services for immigrant entrepreneurs.]
If you are seeking to launch or transition your business online, however, we encourage you to explore our “Launch Your Online Business” course.
Developed in partnership with the State University of New York (SUNY) and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), this 15-hour course is designed specifically for NYC entrepreneurs to:
You can choose to audit the course for free, or you can pay the enrollment fee if you want a certificate of completion.