Getting Started

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. Use our Assessment Tool to help you find the path that is right for you. Ready to get started? Fill out the Client Information Form and/or schedule a time to consult about your business ideas at the Center near you.

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Click on the level and view the classes available for where you are on your road to start and run a business, increase your professional success, and personal growth.

Explore

Are you unemployed, underemployed, or considering starting your own business?

CWE offers workshops related to job search, personal budgeting, career growth strategies, and entrepreneurship. CWE helps you discover if owning or starting your own business is right for you.

These workshops include:

  • Is Entrepreneurship Right for You?
  • The Art of Networking
  • Steps to Starting a Business
  • Financing Strategies

CEP Business Planning (4 weeks, Mon, Tues, & Wed) - CWE RI - Oct 1

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?

10 – Week Business Planning Program - Eastern MA - May 26 - July 28

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?

Women's Networking Event (Webinar) - Central MA - May 27

The Center for Women & Enterprise has partnered with  Promoting Good, LLC  to offer a networking event that will allow you to share your story, share your successes, your struggles, get and share advice during this unprecedented time! 

Social Media Made Simple (Webinar) - Central MA - May 27

This workshop is meant for folks that are looking for a high-level overview of how to navigate each social media platform, and the tools that are available to help you succeed. 

Women & Finance: Creating Financial Independence - CWE RI - May 28

This webinar will empower you to make informed financial decisions.

Women's Networking Event (Webinar) - Central MA - May 29

The Center for Women & Enterprise has partnered with  Promoting Good, LLC  to offer a networking event that will allow you to share your story, share your successes, your struggles, get and share advice during this unprecedented time! Join us Friday...

Exploring Entrepreneurship (Webinar) - Central MA - Jun 2

Join us to explore whether starting your own business may be the right fit for you! You will learn the different ways to be an entrepreneur, the pros and cons of going into business for yourself, and how to distinguish a good business opportunity!  ...

Manejando el estrés - CWE RI - Junio 3

Este seminario web consistirá de información básica sobre el estrés, incluido qué es el estrés, cómo el estrés puede afectarnos y habilidades para manejar el estrés de la vida diaria.

Steps to Start a Business - Vermont - Jun 9

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

Steps to Starting a Business (Webinar) - CWE Central MA - Jun 9

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

Plan

Is Owning Your Own Business Right For You?

CWE helps you discover if owning or starting your own business is right for you. The workshops will provide you with resources and tools that will help you make the decision that is right for you. The workshops are FREE.

Workshops include:

  • Is Entrepreneurship Right for You
  • Legal Considerations for Your Business
  • 12 Steps to Starting a Business
  • And more . . .

Planificación de negocios (12 sesiones) - CWE RI

Este curso lo ayudará a tomar los pasos necesarios para convertirse en un empresario independiente, mientras adquiere confianza en usted mismo y en su conocimiento de la gestión de pequeñas empresas.

CEP Business Planning (12 sessions) - CWE RI

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...

10 – Week Business Planning Program - Eastern MA - May 26 - July 28

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?

Women & Finance: Creating Financial Independence - CWE RI - May 28

This webinar will empower you to make informed financial decisions.

3 Strategies to Engage Your Ideal Customer on Instagram - New Hampshire - Jun 3

If you’re just starting out on Instagram, or would like to learn some tips and tricks to increase your engagement, join us for this workshop

Manejando el estrés - CWE RI - Junio 3

Este seminario web consistirá de información básica sobre el estrés, incluido qué es el estrés, cómo el estrés puede afectarnos y habilidades para manejar el estrés de la vida diaria.

Build Financial Confidence with In Good Company (Webinar) - Central MA - Jun 4

In this four-part series you will lay the foundation for financial success, as you learn how to build a successful plan for spending, saving and investing. 

Legal Considerations for a New Business - Vermont - Jun 9

Join CWE VT and Kate Foley of Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC for Legal Considerations for New Business Owners.

Éxito para pequeños negocios (Success for Small Business) (SSB) (Taller de 3 Noches) - CWE RI - Junio 9-11

Success for Small Business (SSB) es un programa desarrollado para ayudar a los propietarios de pequeños negocios

Exploring Small Business Administration (SBA) Resources - CWE RI - Jun 26

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.

Build

Your business is open and running – now what?

Bring your business to the next level with workshops and events that will provide you with the tools you need to increase your venture.

  • Accounting for Non-Accountants
  • Effective Presentation Skills
  • Marketing Intensive
  • Selling Online
  • Ways to Maximize Linked In for Your Business

10 – Week Business Planning Program - Eastern MA - May 26 - July 28

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?

Women & Finance: Creating Financial Independence - CWE RI - May 28

This webinar will empower you to make informed financial decisions.

Manejando el estrés - CWE RI - Junio 3

Este seminario web consistirá de información básica sobre el estrés, incluido qué es el estrés, cómo el estrés puede afectarnos y habilidades para manejar el estrés de la vida diaria.

Éxito para pequeños negocios (Success for Small Business) (SSB) (Taller de 3 Noches) - CWE RI - Junio 9-11

Success for Small Business (SSB) es un programa desarrollado para ayudar a los propietarios de pequeños negocios

Exploring Small Business Administration (SBA) Resources - CWE RI - Jun 26

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.

Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program - CWE RI - Sep 15

To help provide a level playing field for women business owners, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the women’s contracting program.

Exploring Small Business Administration (SBA) Resources - CWE RI - Sep 23

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.

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