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:

 

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 – Apr 1
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...

Personal Financial Planning - CWE Central MA - Apr 7
All small business owners worry about their business finances – but you also need to worry about your own personal finances. At this workshop, learn how you can build your personal savings and plan for Read More...

Job Search Tips for People in Transition - CWE Eastern MA - Apr 8
This workshop will give you a broad outlook on areas to be aware of when setting out on the job search. It will help you answer questions such as: Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE Rhode Island – Apr 10
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 - Apr 15
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

The Art of Networking - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 17
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...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? - CWE Central MA - Apr 17
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

Diez Pasos para Iniciar un Negocio - CWE Central MA - Apr 28
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...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? - CWE Rhode Island - May 1
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

Diez Pasos para Iniciar un Negocio - CWE Eastern MA - May 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...

Strategies to Achieve Your Goals and Reduce Stress - CWE Central MA - May 12
This innovative, transformational group workshop fuses guided visualization with re-energizing neck/shoulder massage (designed to help participants go more deeply into their subconscious minds). Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? - CWE Eastern MA - May 13
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

Es el Empresariado adecuado para usted? - CWE Central MA - May 14
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...

Leveraging LinkedIn for Your Job Search - CWE Rhode Island - May 15
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social networking website, can be a powerful tool if you are looking to further your career. Attend this interactive workshop and learn how to leverage LinkedIn to Read More...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? - CWE Central MA - May 19
Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Read More...

The Art of Networking - CWE Eastern MA - May 20
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...

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 . . .

Programa de Emprendedores de la Comunidad: Planificación de su Negocio - Conceptos Básicos - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 2
Tiene una idea para un negocio que desea iniciar o quizás explorar más profundamente? ¿Siempre has soñado con ser un empresario, pero no estaba seguro de dónde empezar? Este curso puede ayudarle a Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 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 Read More...

Improving Your Presentation Skills - CWE Eastern MA - Apr 14
Whether you are a budding entrepreneur, a job seeker or a business professional, presentation skills are critical to your success. Learn the dos and don’ts of how to give a presentation, how to approach your Read More...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Central MA - Apr 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...

Pricing for Profitability - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 22
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...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Rhode Island - May 1
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...

Exploring Small Business Administration Resources - CWE Rhode Island - May 5
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...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - May 6
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...

Keeping Books: Basic Recordkeeping & Accounting - CWE Rhode Island - May 8
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...

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.


Financing Strategies: Learn From the Experts - CWE Eastern MA - Apr 1
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 financing options available to you as a new Read More...

Financing Strategies: Learn From the Experts - CWE Rhode Island - Apr 6
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 financing options available to you as a new Read More...

Financing Strategies: Learn From the Experts - CWE Central MA - Apr 17
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 financing options available to you as a new Read More...

Understand, Manage, and Improve Your Credit - CWE Central MA - May 20
The first step to planning and launching a new business is ensuring you yourself are financially stable. This workshop will help you understand the importance of managing your credit and how it can affect Read More...

12 Steps to Starting a Business - CWE Eastern MA - May 27
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...