NYC Means Business: Training for Your Employees, a program from  NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), provides no-cost, online training to help NYC-based business owners and employees.
 
Training is provided for essential technology tools and COVID-19 Safety training, including: 
  • Computer applications (e.g. computer basics; Zoom*^; Microsoft Office 365 - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access; Google Workspace*^ - Gmail, Sheets, Docs, Drive, Hangouts; QuickBooks)
  • Online marketing and website creation
  • Online sales and e-commerce 
  • COVID-19 Safety Training* (e.g. health and hygiene in a pandemic; food & beverage; and retail businesses)
All trainings are taught online with a live instructor on specific dates/times.
*Course is available in Spanish.
^Course is available in Chinese (Mandarin).

A business must: 
  • have at least one employee, working a minimum of eight hours per week;
  • be a for-profit NYC-based business in operation for at least six months; and
  • pay employee(s) during training 
The employee(s) must: 
  • be 18 years or older;
  • work a minimum of eight hours per week; and
  • have worked at the business for at least one month.
Click here to apply in Spanish.
Click here to apply in Chinese.

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* 1. Business Name:

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* 2. Doing Business As (DBA)

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* 3. Company Address

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* 4. Are you a non-profit business?

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* 5. When was your business established?

Date

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* 6. Business Industry: 
(please select one)

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* 7. Is your business one of the following?
(please select all that apply)

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* 8. Business Owner:
(CEO if no Owner)

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* 9. Business point of contact

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* 10. What was your business' 2019 revenue?
(If you do not have revenue from 2019 please enter zero (0))

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* 11. What is your business' expected 2020 revenue?

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* 12. Not including the owner, how many employees do you have?

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* 13. How many employees do you want to train?

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* 14. Would you (the business owner) like to get trained?

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* 15. Have you provided training to your employees in the last year?

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* 16. What type of training would you like to offer your employees?
(select all that apply)

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* 17. There will be four (4) consultation sessions, prior to and during training, to ensure training is going smoothly and to address any issues. Please also note that businesses must pay trainees while they are in training. Will you be able to do this?

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* 18. All training will be conducted live online. Participants will need a device with a camera, microphone/speakers, an internet connection, and e-mail account. Please select any items you may have a challenge providing to your employees for this training.

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* 19. What software do you already use in your day to day business operations?
(select all that apply)

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* 20. Is your business interested in free recruitment services from NYC Business Solutions or Workforce1 Centers?

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* 21. How else can NYC Small Business Services support you, your business, or your employees?

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* 22. How did you hear about this program?

 
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