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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

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.

Steps to Start A Business CWE Eastern MA June 26

In this workshop, you will: • Develop your business idea and planning • Review the importance of a business plan • Gain an understanding of the process and requirements for starting a business, 

Steps to Start a Nonprofit - CWE Eastern MA June 27th

We will provide information on starting and running a 501(c)(3), including: • Registration requirements • Get state and federal approval • Pros and cons of incorporating • Filing your articles of incorporation • Creating by-laws ...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Eastern MA – July 11th

During this workshop, you will: • Learn about the common traits and characteristics of entrepreneurs • Identify the risks and rewards of self-employment • Conduct a self-assessment that will help you decide if business ownership is right f...

Business Plan Basics @ Staples Pro Services Brighton- July 17th

Topics include: • Why you need to write a business plan • Overview of each section of a business plan • Research and writing tips • Resources for help and support

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - July 24

Attending this workshop will help you avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can protect and ensure the success of your new business. Workshop topics will include: • Different types of entity formations  • Contract basic...

Steps to Start A Business - CWE Eastern MA July 25

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 o...

Protect Your Business with Copyright and Trademark - CWE Eastern MA - July 30th

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.

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners – CWE Eastern MA – August 21st

Workshop topics will include: • Different types of entity formations  • Contract basics • Intellectual property considerations • Licenses and regulations

Steps to Start a Business – CWE Eastern MA – August 29th

In this workshop, you will: • Develop your business idea and planning • Review the importance of a business plan • Gain an understanding of the process and requirements for starting a business, including;  • Legal structures • How to ...

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.