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.


The Art of Networking-CWE New Hampshire-Aug 23
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 Read More...

Blueprint for Success-CWE Eastern MA-Jun 30
Would you like to achieve greater success in your life? There is always more to do, or more to have. Read More...

Change Your Image, Change Your Future-CWE Rhode Island-Jul 14
Did you know that 55% of a first impression is based purely on appearance, and that opinion is formed within seven seconds? Read More...

Mastering Time Management Skills – CWE Eastern MA – July 7
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...

Mastering TIme Management Skills-CWE New Hampshire-Jul 26
Your relationship with time is one of the most important relationships in your life. Ending the struggle Read More...

Interviewing Strategies & Skills – CWE Eastern MA – July 26
An interview is an employer’s chance to evaluate you as a potential employee for the company, but remember that YOU are interviewing THE COMPANY as much as they are interviewing you Read More...

Personal Financial Planning-CWE Eastern MA-Jul 28
Everyone worries about their personal finances. At this workshop, learn how you can build your personal Read More...

Interviewing Skills & Strategies-CWE Rhode Island-Aug 4
An interview is an employer’s chance to evaluate you as a potential employee for the company, but remember that YOU are interviewing THE COMPANY Read More...

Empower Your Inner Game-CWE Rhode Island-Aug 15
What's holding you back from meeting your potential? Why aren't you pursuing your dreams? Read More...

Personal Financial Planning-CWE Rhode Island-Aug 15
Everyone worries about their personal finances. At this workshop, learn how you can build your personal savings and Read More...

Retirement Planning for Women-CWE Eastern MA-Aug 23
Yes, retirement planning is necessary because that "day" will arrive and you will need a detailed path to be successful. Read More...

From Hassled to Happy-CWE Rhode Island-Aug 23
This course is designed for managers, executives, and professional who find themselves in challenging circumstances. Read More...

Change Your Image, Change Your Future-CWE New Hampshire-Aug 25
Did you know that 55% of a first impression is based purely on appearance, and that opinion is formed within seven seconds? Read More...

Change Your Image, Change Your Future – CWE Eastern MA – August 31
Did you know that 55% of a first impression is based purely on appearance, and that opinion is formed within seven seconds? 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 . . .

Understanding Business Financial Statements-CWE New Hampshire-Jul 21
You have a financial statement for your business--what knowledge can you gain from it? Read More...

Keeping the Books: Basic Recordkeeping and Accounting: CWE New Hampshire-Jun 7
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 New Business Owners-CWE New Hampshire-Jun 21
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company Read More...

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

Steps to Starting a Business-CWE Vermont-Jul 7
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...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners-CWE Vermont-Jul 7
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company. Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Vermont - Jul 7
Attend this workshop to help you decide if starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

Pasos Para Iniciar un Negocio – CWE Rhode Island – Jul 11
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. Read More...

Steps to Starting a Business–CWE Central MA–Jul 12
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 Vermont-Jul 12
Often business owners price their products simply by marking up the cost. Although margin is an important consideration Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE New Hampshire-Jul 12
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. Read More...

Starting a Non-Profit-CWE Eastern MA-Jul 12
Do you have an enormous passion around addressing a social issue or providing a service to an underserved group of people? Read More...

Run Your Business as a Solopreneur-CWE Vermont-Jul 13
People who start and run their businesses as a one-woman team, called, "Solopreneurs," face specific challenges to Read More...

Steps to Starting a Business-CWE Rhode Island-Jul 13
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...

Crowdfunding: Alternative Financing for Your Business-CWE New Hampshire-Jul 14
Are you looking for an alternative way to finance your startup? Come to this informative session on crowdfunding, Read More...

Pricing for Profitability-CWE Central MA-Jul 14
Often business owners price their products simply by marking up the cost. Although margin is an important consideration Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners-CWE Central MA-Jul 19
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company. Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You?-CWE Rhode Island-Jul 19
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. Read More...

Steps to Starting a Business-CWE New Hampshire-Jul 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...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners-CWE Rhode Island-Jul 20
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company. Read More...

Best Practices in Email Marketing-CWE New Hampshire-Jul 20
At the heart of small business marketing are the campaigns that drive action – collections of marketing activities that help Read More...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources-CWE Rhode Island-Jul 20
This workshop will help you understand the various SBA programs and services that are available to entrepreneurs Read More...

Marketing for Introverts/People Who Hate Marketing-CWE Vermont-Jul 20
Does the thought of marketing make your skin crawl? Do you feel like ‘faking it until you make it’ isn’t working? Read More...

Crowdfunding: Alternative Financing for Your Start Up Business – CWE Eastern MA – July 20
Are you looking for an alternative way to finance your startup? Come to this informative session on Crowdfunding, the hottest new way to gain capital to start your business! Read More...

Understanding Cash Flow Management-CWE Central MA-Jul 21
Many new business owners feel intimidated by the financial aspects of running their new venture, however it is a vital to the success of any business strategy. Read More...

Pricing for Profitability-CWE Rhode Island-Jul 27
Often business owners price their products simply by marking up the cost. Although margin is an important consideration, Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE Eastern MA – Jul 27
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE Eastern MA – July 27
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...

Ways to Maximize LinkedIn for Your Business-CWE New Hampshire-Jul 28
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 Starting a Business-CWE Eastern 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 - Aug 2
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

Starting a Non-Profit-CWE Central MA-Aug 2
Do you have an enormous passion around addressing a social issue or providing a service to an underserved group of people Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You?-CWE Rhode Island-Aug 2
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. Read More...

Understanding Cash Flow Managment-CWE New Hampshire-Aug 3
Many new business owners feel intimidated by the financial aspects of running their new venture; Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You?-CWE Vermont-Aug 4
Attend this workshop to help you decide if starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

QuickBooks Basics Intensive – CWE Eastern MA – August 4 through August 25
In this 4-week intensive series, participants will learn the basics of navigating the QuickBooks program and have the opportunity to practice using it in real-time. Both beginners and those business owners looking Read More...

Steps to Starting a Business-CWE Vermont-Aug 4
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 New Hampshire -Aug 4
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners-CWE Vermont-Aug 4
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company Read More...

Steps to Starting a Business–CWE Central MA–Aug 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...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners-CWE New Hampshire-Aug 9
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company Read More...

Steps to Starting Your Business – CWE Eastern MA – August 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...

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

Steps to Starting A Business-CWE Rhode Island-Aug 10
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...

Choosing Your Website Platform & Why-CWE Vermont-Aug 10
Do you know you need a website, but need help deciding how to create it? Should you hire a developer or build it yourself? Read More...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE Eastern MA – Aug 10
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...

Visioning (2-weeks)-CWE Vermont-Aug 11 & Aug 18
If you’re considering entrepreneurship, then this is the first step in turning your dreams of owning your own business into a reality Read More...

Social Media Made Simple-CWE New Hampshire-Aug 11
Whether you are starting a new business or working to build on your existing business, social media marketing Read More...

Play CASHFLOW & Improve Financial Intelligence-CWE Rhode Island-Jul 12
Increase your financial intelligence learning to play CASHFLOW. During this class, you will play the game Read More...

Steps to Starting a Business-CWE New Hampshire-Aug 15
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...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners-CWE Rhode Island-Aug 16
This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company Read More...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources-CWE Rhode Island-Aug 16
This workshop will help you understand the various SBA programs and services that are available to entrepreneurs looking to Read More...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE New Hampshire – Aug 16
This workshop will help you understand the various SBA programs and services that are available to entrepreneurs looking Read More...

Understanding Your Business Financial Statements-CWE New Hampshire-Aug 17
You have a financial statement for your business--what knowledge can you gain from it? Read More...

Promoting Your Business in Vermont-CWE Vermont-Aug 17
Vermont is a small state with a lot of character. The way businesses market here is different Read More...

Keeping the Books: Basic Recordkeeping and Accounting – CWE Eastern MA – August 18
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...

Es el Empresariado Adecuado para Usted? – CWE Rhode Island – Ago 22
Asista a este taller y le ayudara a decidir si comenzar su propio negocio es adecuado para usted. Como parte de este taller, usted podrá: Read More...

Starting a Non-Profit-CWE Rhode Island-Aug 24
Do you have an enormous passion around addressing a social issue or providing a service to an underserved group Read More...

Marketing on a Shoestring-CWE New Hampshire-Aug 30
Competition for a spot in the marketplace and media is tough. Learn how to maximize your resources to gain visibility Read More...

Branding for Your Small Business-CWE New Hampshire-Aug 31
Branding goes beyond a mere color palette and logo-it's your reputation, and it's essential to keep your customers 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.


Polished, Poised, Powerful – How to Influence Others With Your Personal Brand - CWE Webinar - Jul 6
Today, success is built on the foundation of confidence. Confidence in product or service knowledge and confidence in our ability to positively influence others. How do we polish our personal brands to ensure our success becomes a reality? Read More...

Marketing Canvas Workshop-CWE New Hampshire-Jul 7
Develop a dynamic Marketing Strategy in just two hours! A marketing plan is a crucial tool Read More...

Get Noticed! Optimize Your Website Through SEO-CWE Rhode Island-Jul 12
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 Read More...

Constant Contact Intensive (2 weeks)-CWE Rhode Island-Jul 14 & Jul 21
Join us for a two-part Constant Contact Intensive to learn about the power of email marketing success and simple strategies to build your contact list. Read More...

Effective Presentation Skills-CWE Eastern MA-Jul 14
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...

Strategies & Skills for Successful Negotiations-CWE Vermont-Jul 14
Many people shy away from the idea of negotiating, but developing your negotiation skills can be a key factor in the success Read More...

Ways to Maximize LinkedIn for Your Business-CWE Vermont-Jul 19
This is an intensive hands-on workshop designed for business owners that want to quickly master the business development potential through LinkedIn. Read More...

Intermediate Cash Flow Management-CWE Vermont-Jul 26
This workshop will help you to understand the importance of proper cash flow management as an existing business owner. Read More...

Fundamental Selling Skills-CWE Rhode Island-Jul 26
Do you think that ‘selling’ means being pushy? In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn that selling is about effectively building relationships. Read More...

Effective Presentation Skills-CWE Vermont-Jul 27
As an entrepreneur, your ability to persuade your audience through a concise and compelling presentation Read More...

Grant Writing for Non-Profits-CWE Central MA-Aug 11
Designed for non-profit business clients, this class will provide an overview of the grant seeking process Read More...

Lunch & Learn: 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership-CWE Eastern MA-Aug 16
This 1-hour Lunch & Learn is based on the work of John C. Maxwell, who was named the #1 Leadership Expert in the world Read More...

HR Advanced: Employment Law & Staff Best Practices-CWE Vermont-Aug 23
Your business is growing and you're ready to hire more staff. Hiring the right people is critical Read More...

Protect Your Business Brand with Copyright-CWE Rhode Island-Aug 17
This workshop will outline the importance of copyright protection and ways to can avoid the common pitfalls related to copyright that could potentially Read More...