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CWE offers affordable, comprehensive courses on starting and growing your business while encouraging collaboration with other aspiring and established entrepreneurs.

Start Your Journey – Your Roadmap to Success

Our curriculum gives you the skills to minimize risk as you prepare for success. Use the Assessment Tool to find the path that is right for you, then click on the class(es) below that fit your needs.

 

Eastern Massachusetts Start Courses

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners – CWE Eastern MA – January 21

This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal matters that entrepreneurs need to be aware  of when starting a new company.  Attending this workshop will help you avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that c...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? - CWE Eastern MA - January 21

Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you.

Steps to Start a Business – CWE Eastern MA – January 22nd

Steps to Start a Business – CWE Eastern MA – January 22 If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know. In this workshop, you will: • Develo...

Business Plan Basics – CWE Eastern MA – January 29

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE Eastern MA – January 29

This workshop is presented by a member of the local SBA team and is designed to help entrepreneurs understand the various SBA programs and services available to help them start or expand a business.  

CWE Eastern MA - Accounting for Non-Accountants (2 Parts) - February 4 & 12

Many entrepreneurs detest the financial piece of their business. But, they don’t discount its importance. The numbers tell a story - do you know how to read it?

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Eastern MA – February 12

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Eastern MA - February 12 Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you.  

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - February 12

This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal matters that entrepreneurs need to be aware of when starting a new company.  Attending this workshop will help you avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can ...

Understanding Cash Flow Management - CWE Eastern MA - February 18

Many new business owners feel intimidated by the financial aspects of running their new venture, however, it is vital to the success of any business strategy. This workshop will help you to understand the importance of proper cash flow management. ...

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Eastern MA - February 19

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know. In this workshop, you will: develop your business idea and planning, review the importance of a business plan...

Getting to Yes: Effective Sales of Strategies - CWE Eastern MA - February 19

Would you like to increase your sales? Would you like to overcome your fear of rejection? This interactive workshop will help you learn effective sales techniques. 

Steps to Start a Nonprofit - CWE Eastern MA - February 25

Do you have enormous passion around addressing a social issue or providing services to an underserved group of people?  Do you want to start a non-profit so you can put your good ideas to work? 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Sessions with low enrollment may be cancelled.  CWE will notify you of class cancellations and changes.

If you can no longer join us for a session you register for, please notify us of your cancellation at least 24 hours before the start of the session for a full refund.  If your cancellation is less than 24 hours in advance of the start of the session, we will be unable to issue refunds or payment transfers.

Free Program - Cancellations and Participant Notification Policy

If you can no longer attend a no-cost session for which you registered, please notify us at least 24 hours in advance.  These classes are offered at no cost as a benefit to you, but there are per-registration costs to CWE associated with them.  We reserve the right to request a $25 contribution to defray our costs for no shows, so that we may continue to offer free classes in the future.