In 1989, the LDC initiated one of the first entrepreneurial training programs in the City. The Brooklyn Enterprise Center (BEC) currently offers a number of programs to assist low-income individuals and micro-entrepreneurs with training, counseling and technical assistance.
Our business counselors are skilled professionals who have worked with a variety of industries and across all functions. We provide assistance in setting up your business; finding locations, funding, creating the business plan and navigating government departments, as well as furthering your business development; technical assistance with website and logo aid, marketing, financial and management strategy. Contact us to make an appointment today!
- EAP intensive classes
Everything you need to know to write a business plan and start a business will be taught during our yearly Entrepreneurial Assistance Course, starting in September. There is no need to be overwhelmed; our highly experienced staff will take you by the hand through the process. No prior knowledge or attendance is required- participants need only a business idea they wish to develop!
- Technology skills training
We offer a large range of technological skills workshops to get you started or further your progress in creating your own website, Quickbooks, social media and search engine optimization, Microsoft Office and Google drive and Computer skills