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.


Change Your Image, Change Your Future – CWE Rhode Island – Aug 4
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...

Plan Your Finances, Plan Your Life – CWE Rhode Island – Aug 26
Would you like to strengthen your relationship with money to attract more abundance into your life? Learn to eliminate financial overwhelm and instead powerfully manage money in your day-to-day life by Read More...

Is Owning Your Own Business Right For You?

CWE’s “How To” series 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.

HOW TO Workshops include:

  • Explore Entrepreneurship
  • Deal with Career Change – In-Transition
  • Choose Your Legal Entity
  • Obtain Bank Financing
  • And more . . .

12 Steps to Starting a Business – CWE Central MA - Jul 28
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...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Central MA - Jul 29
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Eastern MA – August 3
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

Pricing For Profitability - Worcester - Aug 5
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...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Rhode Island – Aug 12
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 Eastern MA – August 17
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...

Financing Strategies: Learn from the Experts – CWE Eastern MA – Aug 18
If you are in the process of launching a new business, or thinking about starting one, this panel discussion will help you to understand the variety of financial options available to you as a new business Read More...

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

Marketing on a Shoe String – CWE Eastern MA – August 20
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...

12 Steps to Starting a Business – CWE Central MA - Aug 26
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...

Mompreneurs: Kickstarting a Business Plan that works for your Family – CWE Eastern MA – August 26
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...

12 Steps to Start Your Business – CWE Eastern MA – August 27
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...

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.


Speed Mentoring Clinic – CWE Rhode Island – Jul 28
Get an opportunity to meet up with up to 4 small business experts and get your questions answered in one morning! Read More...

Branding: Tips & Guidelines to Create a Successful Brand – CWE Rhode Island – Aug 5
A lot of people think “branding” is only for Audi, Apple and American Express. Truth is companies of all sizes need to make their logo and brand is attractive and appropriate. Today’s consumers are Read More...

Improving Presentation Skills - CWE Eastern MA - August 6
Whether you are a budding entrepreneur, a job seeker or a business professional, presentation skills are critical to your success. In this workshop you will: Read More...

Business Plan Work Session - CWE Central MA - Aug 7
Are you working on a business plan and need help? Perhaps you are stuck on your marketing strategy or financial projections, or perhaps you just need someone to review your draft before you go to the bank. Read More...

Business Plan Work Session - CWE Central MA - Aug 7
Are you working on a business plan and need help? Perhaps you are stuck on your marketing strategy or financial projections, or perhaps you just need someone to review your draft before you go to the bank. Read More...

Marketing On a Shoestring – CWE Rhode Island – Aug 11
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...

Business Plan Work Session – CWE Eastern MA – August 14
Are you working on a business plan and need help? Perhaps you are stuck on your marketing strategy, or your financial projections, or perhaps you just need someone to review your draft before you go to Read More...

Protect Your Business Brand with Copyright – CWE Rhode Island – Aug 25
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...