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 Your Social Media & Email Marketing Strategy (3-Weeks) - CWE Eastern MA - June 7 - June 21
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Effective Presentation Skills - CWE Eastern MA - May 30
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 Read More...

Maximize the Power of LinkedIn for Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - May 31
This is an intensive hands-on workshop designed for business owners that want to quickly master the business development potential through LinkedIn. Read More...

InnovateHER 2017 Massachusetts Local Competition (Attendee Registration) - June 1
CWE - Massachusetts is very excited to be hosting InnovateHER 2017: a cross-cutting prize competition to unearth innovative products and services that help impact and empower the lives of women and families. We have selected 9 women to compete in the challenge and pitch their innovative businesses or business ideas on June 1. Read More...

Mentor on Road: Discussing Best Practices of US Women In Business - June 5
Join CWE as we host "Mentor On Road", an entrepreneurial mentorship tour out of India. Jagat Shah and his team will be touring 24 US states and 32 cities in 78 days this summer for the "Mentor On Road" USA tour. We are excited to be the very first stop on the tour! We invite you to come and engage Read More...

Master Your Social Media & Email Marketing Strategy (3-Weeks) - CWE Eastern MA - June 7 - June 21
Are you looking to solidify or improve your online presence and digital marketing strategy? This fun, informative and interactive 3-part workshop is designed to help you build an overall strategy for marketing your business online. Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE New Hampshire - Jun 12
Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Read More...

Crowdfunding: Alternative Funding for Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - June 13
Are you looking for an alternative way to finance your startup? Come to this informative session on Crowdfunding- how to utilize your personal and professional networks to gain capital to start your business! Read More...

Get Noticed! Optimize Your Website through SEO - CWE Eastern MA - June 13
Search Engines are one of the primary ways that Internet users find websites. That’s why a website with good search engine listings may see a dramatic increase in traffic. Join us for this interactive session to learn Read More...

Facebook Business Builder - CWE Eastern MA - June 27
This is an intensive hands-on workshop designed for business owners that want to grow their business using Facebook Pages and Facebook Ads. In the large and complicated ecosystem of online marketing, Facebook remains a highly useful tool Read More...

HR Basics: Employment Law & Staffing Best Practices - CWE Vermont - Jun 28
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...

Federal Government Contracting - CWE New Hampshire - July13
Looking for new markets for your small business's goods or services? Consider selling to the federal government in 2017. Read More...

Writing a Compelling Business Proposal - CWE Eastern MA - July 18
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...

Understanding Government, State, and Corporate Certification Options for Your Business - CWE Rhode Island - Jul 26
Interested in landing contracts with state or federal agencies? Interested in being a supplier to large corporations? Read More...

Wednesday, Women & Wine - CWE Eastern MA - July 26
Connect! Network! Learn! Connect with dozens of other ambitious, accomplished women of all ages and backgrounds at this exciting event with wine, cheese, and hors d'oeurves. Read More...

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE New Hampshire - Jul 28
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 Rhode Island - Aug 11
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.