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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

Business Plan Basics - CWE Eastern MA - December 18

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Legal Considerations For New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - December 19

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.

Explore Small Business Administration Resources - CWE Eastern MA - January 15

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.

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? - CWE Eastern MA - January 15

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 17

  If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know.

Legal Considerations For New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - January 23

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.

Facebook for Small Businesses @ Harvard Innovation Lab - CWE Eastern MA - January 24

Most of us have personal Facebook accounts, but the ins and outs of page management for your business are not the same as your own profile.  Join this workshop to learn the intricacies of Facebook for small business.

Pricing for Profit - CWE Eastern MA - January 29

Often, business owners price their products simply by marking up their cost. Although margin is an important consideration, it is not the only factor when determining the price of a product or service.

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - January 30

Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? This workshop will cover some basic strategies to grow your revenue base and formalize your company.

WEBINAR: Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? - CWE Eastern MA - January 31

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

Planning for a Healthy Business - CWE Eastern MA - February 6

Join us for this introductory exploration of what makes a healthy foundation for your business.

WEBINAR: Steps to Start A Business - CWE Eastern MA - February 6

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know.

Accounting for Non-Accountants (2-Part Course) - CWE Eastern MA - February 7 & 14

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?

Explore Small Business Administration Resources - CWE Eastern MA - February 13

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.

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? - CWE Eastern MA - February 13

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

How to Build A Successful Business Brand - CWE Eastern MA - February 19

A lot of people think “branding” is only for Audi, Apple and American Express. The truth is companies of all sizes need to develop a brand.

Legal Considerations For New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - February 20

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. 

The Art of Networking - CWE Eastern MA - February 21

The thought of networking may terrify you, but anyone can network with the right tools. Join us for this session to explore the art of making authentic connections that will help you open more doors.

Understanding Cash Flow Management - CWE Eastern MA - February 27

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 28

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know.

Steps to Start A Non-Profit - CWE Eastern MA - February 28

Do you want to start a non-profit so you can put your good ideas to work?

Insure Your Business With Confidence - CWE Eastern MA - March 6

In this workshop, you will learn how to effectively protect your business and personal assets by choosing appropriate and cost-effective insurance policy/ies. 

Social Media Made Simple - CWE Eastern MA - March 7

Are you looking to use social media for your business?

Community Entrepreneurs Program: Visioning (2-Part Class) - CWE Eastern MA - March 12 & 19

If you’re contemplating entrepreneurship, this is the first step in turning your dreams of owning your own business into a reality!

Explore Small Business Administration Resources - CWE Eastern MA - March 13

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.

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Eastern MA – March 13

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

Business Plan Basics – CWE Eastern MA – March 14

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Financing Strategies: Learn from the Experts – CWE Eastern MA – Thursday, March 21

If you are in the process of launching a new business, or thinking about starting one, this panel discussion will help you to understand the variety of financing options available to you as a new business owner. 

Marketing On A Shoestring - CWE Eastern MA - March 27

Competition for a spot in the marketplace and in the media is tough. Take this workshop to learn how to maximize your resources to gain visibility for your products and services.

Legal Considerations For New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - March 28

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. 

Steps to Start A Business - CWE Eastern MA - March 28

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know.

Protect Your Business with Copyright & Trademark - CWE Eastern MA - April 3

As an entrepreneur with an innovative product or service, it is essential to know how to protect your brand, your name, and the content you create.

Steps to Start a Benefit Corporation & Other Corporations Explained – CWE Eastern MA – April 4

Confused about Non-Profits, Benefit Corporations (B-Corp), and regular Corporations?

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE Eastern MA – April 9

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.

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Eastern MA – April 9

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 - April 10

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.