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. Courses include online College-Level Business Courses and online seminars on core topics in entrepreneurship and business programs.
If you are a new business start-up or an existing small business navigating the tremendous changes in the NYC business landscape in 2021, NYC Department of Small Business Services will help you navigate and support your business through it all.
Courses are available on every core topic in entrepreneurship:
Courses are offered in many languages, including Spanish, Chinese, and Russian. [Learn more about SBS services for immigrant entrepreneurs.]
The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) has partnered with Coursera to offer free online business courses developed by the world’s best universities.
If you’re an aspiring or current business owner in NYC, you can learn how to plan, finance, market, and manage your business anytime, anywhere.
We have 5 college-level course programs available:
Eligibility Requirements for free college-level courses
How to Apply:
The NYC Department of Small Business Services helps unlock economic potential and create economic security for all New Yorkers by connecting New Yorkers to good jobs, creating stronger businesses, and building thriving neighborhoods across the five boroughs.
You can register for all free events, courses, and WE NYC mentor sessions on Eventbrite. For questions about individual courses or to register over the phone, please contact SBS staff at one of their NYC Business Solutions Centers.
For more information on all of our services, call 311 or visit nyc.gov/sbs.