Classes

Classes - Womens Conference Attendee

If you’re starting a business, you have questions. The Center For Women & Enterprise offers you classes, workshops, and training and networking opportunities as you begin this exciting journey of entrepreneurship.

Take a look at what CWE can do for you.

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

   Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Are you in career transition or considering a new path?

The economy has left many of us unemployed or underemployed. Take advantage of our free workshops for professionals in transition.

Our workshops are run by experienced career counselors. Each class also includes a discussion of coping with the stresses and challenges of unemployment.


Strategic Networking for People Who Hate Networking – CWE New Hampshire– May 11
The thought of networking may terrify you, but anyone can network with the right tools. Join us for this session to explore the art of making authentic connections that will help you open more doors. Read More...

Change Your Image; Change Your Future - CWE Rhode Island – May 19
Did you know that 55% of a first impression is based purely on appearance, and that opinion is formed within seven seconds? Whether you’re a fashionista or know nothing about style, this workshop will help Read More...

The Art of Networking– CWE Eastern MA– May 23
Be able to articulate who you are, what you do, and what you offer in an elevator pitch Read More...

Mastering Time Management Skills – CWE Eastern MA – May 25
Your relationship with time is one of the most important relationships in your life. Ending the struggle with time leaves you free, happy, and productive. Read More...

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 . . .

Is Entrepreneurship Right for you?- CWE Rhode Island – May 3
Explore the process and learn about the risks and rewards of starting up your own business Read More...

Visioning - CWE Vermont - Tuesdays, May 3 - May 24
If you’re considering entrepreneurship, then this is the first step in turning your dreams of owning your own business into a reality! Register for this intensive boot camp to: Read More...

Exploring Small Business Administration Resources- CWE Rhode Island – May 3
Are you interested in starting a small business but don’t know where to start? Do you already own a small business and need assistance with marketing, employee management, setting up financial Read More...

Keeping Books: Basic Recordkeeping & Accounting – CWE New Hampshire – May 4
Whether you're just starting out or you're an experienced business owner, staying on top of your financial recordkeeping is critical to your success. Read More...

Legal Considerations for Business Owners- CWE Rhode Island –May 5
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 Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE New Hampshire – May 5
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

Mompreneurs: Kickstarting a Business Plan that works for your Family – CWE Eastern MA – May 6
Are you a mom who yearns to fulfill your passions through the freedom and flexibility of entrepreneurship, but you're not willing to sacrifice your family priorities? This course is created to build Read More...

Steps to Starting a Business- CWE Rhode Island – May 9
If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. Read More...

Steps to Starting Your Business – CWE New Hampshire – May 10
If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. In this workshop, you will learn to: Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE Eastern MA – May 10
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Central MA – May 10
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 Read More...

Pasos Para Iniciar un Negocio-- CWE Rhode Island – Mayo 12
Si usted está pensando en ser dueño de un negocio o se encuentran en las primeras etapas de iniciar uno, entonces este taller es para usted. Inscríbase para que: Read More...

Marketing on a Shoestring - CWE Rhode Island – May 16
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. Find out how to market your product, determine and refine Read More...

Steps to Starting a Business – CWE Eastern MA – May 17
If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. Read More...

Pricing for Profitability– CWE New Hampshire – May 18
Often business owners price their products simply by marking up their cost. Although margin is an important consideration, it doesn’t have any bearing on a customer’s perceived value and what they are Read More...

Understanding Personal and Business Cash Flow - CWE Rhode Island – May 19
Increase your financial intelligence learning to play CASHFLOW. The class shows how to use financial and emotional intelligence to work smarter, not harder. During this class learn to make decisions about Read More...

12 Steps to Starting a Business - CWE Central MA – May 19
If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. Read More...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE Eastern MA – May 20
This workshop will help you understand the various SBA programs and services that are available to entrepreneurs looking to start or expand a business. Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE Eastern MA – May 20
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

Accessing Capital from a Lender’s Point of View - CWE Rhode Island – May 24
Your goal in preparing a loan proposal is to show the lender that your business or start-up is a sound investment and will generate solid returns. Planning and preparation are key aspects to receiving the Read More...

Accessing Capital from a Lender’s Point of View - CWE Rhode Island – May 24
Your goal in preparing a loan proposal is to show the lender that your business or start-up is a sound investment and will generate solid returns. Planning and preparation are key aspects to receiving the Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Businesses – CWE New Hampshire – May 24
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 Read More...

Accessing Capital from a Lender’s Point of View - CWE Rhode Island – May 24
Your goal in preparing a loan proposal is to show the lender that your business or start-up is a sound investment and will generate solid returns. Planning and preparation are key aspects to receiving the Read More...

Understanding Personal and Business Cashflow– CWE New Hampshire– May 26
Increase your financial intelligence learning to play CASHFLOW. The class shows how to use financial and emotional intelligence to work smarter, not harder. During this class learn to make decisions about Read More...

Are you just starting to envision your business idea or are in the start-up phase of business ownership?

We have courses that will provide you with the planning skills necessary to lessen your risk and prepare for success.

 

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please call your local Center with your request. Please click here for Contact information.


Pitching to Angels: What Investors Want to Hear to Fund Your Ventures - CWE RI - May 2
Entrepreneurs and investors all want the same result-success. But they often speak different languages, and sometimes that prevents great ideas from getting funded. In this seminar, you'll learn how angel Read More...

Understanding Govt, State, Corporate Exploring Small Business Administration Sources- CWE Rhode Island – May 3
Interested in landing contracts with state or federal agencies? Interested in being a supplier to large corporations? Read More...

Social Media Intensive – CWE Eastern MA – Tuesdays, May 3-17
Do you need to strengthen your market reach and increase customer engagement? Are you looking to social media to generate more revenue? Read More...

Connect, Collaborate, and Convert with Social Media - CWE Webinar - May 4
In this session, we’ll discuss the latest trends in social media. And using case studies from various industries, we’ll explore how you can make your social channels more interactive and brainstorm ways to Read More...

Community Entrepreneurs Program: Business Planning - Getting Started – CWE Eastern MA – Wednesdays, May 11- July 20
This course will help you to take the necessary steps to becoming an independent business owner, while gaining confidence in yourself and your knowledge of small business management. Read More...

Lunch and Learn - How To Protect Your Brand - CWE New Hampshire – May 12
This class will focus on protecting your company's name, product name and reputation using intellectual property rights such as trademarks, copyrights and patents. Learn strategies that can be used to Read More...

Basics of Government Contracting - CWE Rhode Island - May 17
Are you ready to do business with the government? This session includes basic information about government contracting at the local, state and federal levels and is a good introduction for a business Read More...

Building Teams That Work - CWE Rhode Island – May 18
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 Read More...