Classes

Grow Your Business With CWE

Congratulations, you’ve started your business and now you’re thinking next steps. We’ve got some ideas.

The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) offers a number of courses, workshops and networking opportunities to ensure your skills grow with your business. Which one is right for you?

To view classes at a specific Women Business Center please click on the link below:

 

Do you want to strengthen the core of your business?

CWE offers workshops to help build your business knowledge, and establish a solid foundation for your next step.  You will learn fundamental, actionable ideas through topic-specific sessions in our workshops, and can reinvigorate your business plan through our "Power Up! Your Business" class.

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.


Master the Power of LinkedIN for Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - Sept 25
This is an intensive hands-on workshop designed for business owners that want to quickly master the business development potential through LinkedIn. Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE New Hampshire - Sept 25
Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE New Hampshire - Sept 26
Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Read More...

Effective Presentation Skills - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 11
As an entrepreneur, your ability to persuade your audience through a concise and compelling presentation is a key factor to your business success. Read More...

Facebook for Small Businesses - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 12
Join this workshop to learn the intricacies of Facebook for small business. Most of us have personal Facebook accounts, but the ins and outs of page management for your business Read More...

Marketing on a Shoestring - CWE Vermont - Oct 12
Competition for a spot in the marketplace and media is tough. Learn how to maximize your resources to gain visibility for your products and services. Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE New Hampshire - Oct 18
Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Read More...

Building Teams that Work - CWE Vermont - Oct 19
To build high-performance teams, a leader must examine the dynamics of existing teams, identify ways teams can improve, and create an environment that encourages, values, and respects individual styles and contributions. Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE Vermont - Oct 20
Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Read More...

Effective Presentation Skills - CWE New Hampshire - Oct 23
As an entrepreneur, your ability to persuade your audience through a concise and compelling presentation is a key factor to your business success. This interactive workshop focuses on the basics of developing a strong presentation Read More...

Branding for Your Small Business - CWE Eastern MA - Oct 24
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. Read More...

Mastering the Elevator Pitch - CWE Vermont - Oct 24
We've all sat through (and maybe even delivered) boring presentations. What's the difference between one that's dull and uninspiring, and one that moves us? Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE New Hampshire - Oct 25
Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Read More...

Speed Mentoring Clinic - CWE Vermont - Oct 27
Get an opportunity to meet one-on-one with up to 4-5 small business experts and have your questions answered or advice on your business, in one afternoon! Read More...

Opening Doors to Government & Corporate Contracting - CWE Vermont - Oct 31
The act of supplier selection for a large organization (i.e., the sourcing process) consists of many steps--from writing and issuing a description of the product or service needed, to inviting vendors to compete to provide it; Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 2
Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Read More...

HR Basics: Employment Law & Staffing Best Practices - CWE Vermont - Nov 2
Your business is growing and you're ready to hire more staff. Hiring the right people is critical as your people will be the key to the success of your business. Read More...

QuickBooks Basics Intensive (4-Wks) - CWE New Hampshire - Nov 6 - Nov 27
Keeping track of your business's finances can be complicated, but a systematic approach with QuickBooks can make a world of difference. In this 4-week intensive series, participants will learn the basics of navigating Read More...

Social Media Made Simple - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 8
Are you looking to solidify or improve your online presence and digital marketing strategy? This fun, informative and interactive 2-part workshop is designed to help you build an overall strategy for marketing your business online. Read More...

Intellectual Property - CWE Vermont - Nov 9
This workshop provides a high-level overview of intellectual property considerations that entrepreneurs should know. Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE Vermont - Nov 13
Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Read More...

Federal Government Contracting - CWE New Hampshire - Nov 14
Looking for new markets for your small business' goods or services? Consider selling to the federal government. Read More...

Protect Your Business Brand with Copyright & Trademark - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 14
This workshop will outline ways you can avoid the common pitfalls related to copyright that could potentially spell trouble for your business brand. Read More...

Writing a Compelling Business Proposal - CWE Eastern MA - Nov 16
This workshop is for business owners who are interested in responding to government or corporate RFP's (Request for Proposal), or placing bids for services. Read More...

Effective Leadership Practices - CWE Vermont - Nov 16
Attend this workshop to develop effective leadership strategies and skills. In this session, you will: Increase awareness of your own leadership style, examine the responsibilities of leadership, and determine best practices Read More...

Getting to Yes: Effective Sales Strategies - CWE Vermont - Nov 29
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. Read More...

Twitter for Small Business - CWE Eastern MA - Dec 6
This course will help you demystify the secrets of Twitter, while using it as a tool to grow your business. Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE New Hampshire - Dec 19
Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Read More...

Want to continue to improve your skills and grow your business?

CWE has programs and events to help you strengthen your professional skills and business to gain success.

Consulting  - One-on-One Business Consulting

The one-on-one business consulting service provides established and emerging business owners access to expert advice at reasonable fees. Consultants with years of experience in their professions are available to meet with CWE clients to give guidance in terms of marketing, loan packaging, taxes, business plan development, and general business strategy. Note that services may vary depending upon the location.

Working with a CWE consultant is an investment in the future of your business, and will help you keep ahead of the game. One-hour appointments can be scheduled at all CWE locations at mutually agreed times.

*Fee  $75/session (up to four sessions); $50/session for 5 sessions.  At least 3 sessions are recommended to ensure progress.