Training for Your Employees, a new program from the NYC Department of Small Business Services, provides no-cost, online training by Lehman College's School of Continuing and Professional Studies to help business owners and employees located in NYC.
All trainings are taught online with a live instructor on specific dates/times.
To learn if you are eligible and apply, call 888-SBS-4NYC (888-727-4692) or visit https://nyc.gov/trainingemployees.
Training subjects may include:
Digital Skills, Communications/Marketing, Online Security, and COVID-19 Safety Training:
Cloud Storage: Dropbox and Microsoft OneDrive
Scheduling and Managing Zoom Meetings (for Hosts)*^
Communication: Google Meet and Gmail*^
Shared Cloud Storage: Google Drive*^
Document Creation: Google Docs, Sheets, Slides*^
Data Collection, Surveys and Analysis: Google Forms*^
Education: Google Classroom
Introduction to Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Office 365 Basics
Microsoft Word 365: Part 1 & Part 2
Microsoft Excel 365: Part 1 & Part 2
Microsoft Outlook 365: Part 1 & Part 2
Microsoft PowerPoint 365
Microsoft Access- Desktop
Building an Online Presence
Create Your Own Website
Finding New Customers Online
Selling Your Product Online
COVID-19 Safety Training
Health and hygiene in a pandemic*
COVID safety for food and beverage businesses*
COVID safety for retail*
*Courses are also available in Spanish.
^Courses are also available in Chinese (Mandarin)
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - Bronx
Do you need business financing, government contracting, e-commerce/social media, grants and more? The Bronx Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Lehman College provides free business consulting, information about licensing, permit guidance, and SBA Coronavirus Economic Injury Disaster Loan.