Upcoming Webinars


Internal Controls - Detecting Fraud in Your Small Business:

Hosted by Pace University SBDC

Tues Sept 22, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT ​


Did you know that businesses lose on average 5% of their gross revenues to fraud each year? Understanding how to identify and eliminate fraud is essential, as it can be the difference between whether a business remains profitable or not. 


In this webinar hosted by the Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Yigal Rechtman, CPA, and Adjunct Professor at Pace University's Lubin School of Business, will review internal controls to help protect your small business from fraud in the workplace. He will also help attendees understand and assess risks to internal controls, and how to develop soft skills in addressing instances of suspected fraud.

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Selling Physical Products Online:

Hosted by Pace University SBDC

Thurs, Sept 24, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT 


You can sell and buy anything you could imagine from the comfort of your home. Now how do you create an online shopping experience that brings in customers and drives them to make purchases? 


By shifting focus to selling online, not only do you generate new customer leads and sales channels but with a little re-framing, you can tap into your talents to provide value in many different forms. Pace University Adjunct Professor Julie Gauthier will share her experience selling highly-customized handmade goods and demonstrate platforms and approaches to selling physical products in an online store.​

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Small Business Leases and Evictions: What is legal; what is reasonable?

Hosted by Pace University SBDC

Tue, Oct 6, 2020 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM EDT


Are you a commercial tenant struggling to make rent? Are you facing eviction? Or a small business entrepreneur seeking to lease a space for their business? Become familiar with your commercial lease, what is permitted and prohibited to be included by law, and your rights under recent executive orders. The Presentation will address, “what happens when I default on rent?”; “can the lease be modified?”; and, “do I have to perform obligations of the lease when the premises are untenable?” 



In this webinar hosted by the Pace University, Small Business Development Center (SBDC), John R. Nolon, Distinguished Professor at Law at the Elizabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, and law students Christopher Makowski and Emily Lively will lead the discussion on lease terms, eviction protection, lease defenses, and the protection of recent executive orders.​


Integrating the Value of Sustainability into a Small Business Model:

Hosted by Pace University SBDC

Tue, Oct 13, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Today, key stakeholders expect companies to conduct business in a Sustainable manner; attentive to the company’s positive and negative impact on the Environment, on the Social structure, and on the Governance process (ESG). Such sustainability considerations are not just for large companies, but business of all sizes in all sectors.


In this webinar hosted by the Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Steven Mezzio, Ph.D., CPA and former Partner with PwC and current Professor of Accounting for Pace University's Lubin School of Business, and Richard Kravitz, Editor in Chief of The CPA Journal will lead the session to achieve the following.

• Help attendees better understand ESG context, terminology, approaches, and applications.

• Present the potential benefits associated with integrating ESG into a small business model, such as a more resilient supply chain, establishing ESG criteria for product/service development and vendor selection, attracting customers, partners and employees, and brand enhancement in the marketplace.

• Discuss the initial steps a small business can take to begin the process of strategically integrating and reporting ESG impacts and outcomes.


New York SBDC Business Training

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Pace University SBDC

163 William Street, Room 328

New York, NY, 10038   


Office:  (212) 618-6655


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