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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.

Vermont Start Courses

Rutland Business Planning Course - CWE VT - Sept 11 (10 weeks)

Do you have an idea for a business that you want to launch or explore more deeply? Have you always dreamed of becoming an entrepreneur, but were never sure just where to start? This course will help you to take the necessary steps to becoming an ...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE VT - Sept 26

This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company. Attend this workshop to learn how to avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can protect ...

Social Essentials 1: Social Media Strategy & Management - CWE VT - Sept. 27

Social Essentials Series: Get serious about social! This series is designed for those already in business and need deeper knowledge about social media strategy and hands-on work to put new tips and tricks into a comprehensive content plan to reach th...

How to Obtain Bank Financing - CWE VT - Sept 28

If you are considering loan financing as a way to start or grow your business, then join a banking expert for this free session.

How to Insure Your Business with Confidence - CWE VT - Oct 3

In this workshop, you will learn how to effectively protect your business and personal assets by choosing appropriate and cost-effective insurance policy/ies. The session will provide you with an overview of the various types of business insurance an...

Steps to Start a Business - CWE VT - Oct 5

If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you.

Keeping the Books Rutland - CWE VT - Oct. 11 & 12 (2 sessions)

Keeping the Books will provide participants with a clear, concise and easy to understand process for setting up, understanding and attending to recordkeeping and accounting. 

Business Plan Basics - CWE VT - Oct 12

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Social Essentials 2: Facebook Best Practices - CWE VT - Oct. 18

Social Essentials Series: Get serious about social! This series is designed for those already in business and need deeper knowledge about social media strategy and hands-on work to put new tips and tricks into a comprehensive content plan to reach t...

Marketing Intensive (3 weeks) - CWE VT Oct 26

As an entrepreneur, everything you do is a marketing opportunity. It is essential for you to reach potential customers and develop loyalty in ways that are practical, convincing, clear, and urgent. 

Social Essentials 3: Inside Instagram - CWE VT - Nov. 1

Social Essentials Series: Get serious about social! This series is designed for those already in business and need deeper knowledge about social media strategy and hands-on work to put new tips and tricks into a comprehensive content plan to reach th...