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CWE offers affordable, comprehensive courses on starting and growing your business while encouraging collaboration with other aspiring and established entrepreneurs.

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Our curriculum gives you the skills to minimize risk as you prepare for success. Use the Assessment Tool to find the path that is right for you, then click on the class(es) below that fit your needs.

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Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE New Hampshire - Nov 28

This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal issues that entrepreneurs should be aware of when starting a new company.

AARP: Work for Yourself @50+ - CWE NH - Dec 5

Work for Yourself@50+℠ is a program specifically designed to help people 50 and older learn about what it takes to be successfully self-employed in today's economy. This national grant initiative, awarded by the AARP Foundation to CWE  is designed to...

Steps to Start a Business - CWE New Hampshire - Dec 8

If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you.

Steps to Start a Business - CWE New Hampshire - Dec 11

If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you.

Financing Strategies: Learn from the Experts - CWE New Hampshire - Dec 13

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 business owner. 

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE New Hampshire - Dec 14

Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level?

Business Plan Basics - CWE New Hampshire - Dec 18

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan. Topics include: Why you need to write a business plan, overview of each section of a business plan

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE New Hampshire - Dec 19

Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level?

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE NH – Jan 4

Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you.  

Steps to Start A Business – CWE NH – Jan 9

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know.  In this workshop, you will:

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners – CWE NH – Jan 10

This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal matters that entrepreneurs need to be aware of when starting a new company. 

Branding for Your Small Business – CWE NH – Jan 17

 In this workshop, you will gain a better understanding of the importance of good branding, and learn tips for building your own successful brand.

Understanding Your Business’ Financial Statements – Jan 18

You have financial statements for your business--what knowledge can you gain from them? This workshop will provide you with the tools necessary to understand your income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flow; all essential skills for op...

The Art of Networking – CWE NH – Jan 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 that will help you open more doors. 

Business Plan Basics – CWE NH – Jan 24

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

QuickBooks Intensive (4 Classes) – CWE NH – Jan 31

Keeping track of your business's finances can be complicated, but a systematic approach with QuickBooks can make a world of difference.  In this 4-week intensive series, participants will learn the basics of navigating the QuickBooks program and have...

Keeping the Books: Basic Recordkeeping and Accounting – CWE NH – Jan 31

This workshop will provide you with an introduction to the best practices in keeping books for your small business.  Even if you have an accountant, this class will help you understand why good bookkeeping is valuable for effectively running your bus...

Steps to Start A Business – CWE NH – Feb 2

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know.  In this workshop, you will:

How to Obtain Bank Financing – CWE NH – Feb 5

If you are considering loan financing as a way to start or grow your business, then join a banking expert for this free session that will help you:

Explore Small Business Administration (SBA) Resources – CWE NH – Feb 6

This workshop is presented by a member of the local SBA team and is designed to help entrepreneurs understand the various SBA programs and services available to help them start or expand a business

CEP: Business Planning: Getting Started (10 Weeks) – CWE NH – Feb 8

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.

Pricing for Your Market - – CWE NH – Feb 13

Often business owners price their products simply by marking up their cost. Although margin is an important consideration, it is not the only factor when determining the price of a product or service.  Understanding your customers’ perceived value an...

Steps to Grow Your Business – CWE NH – Feb 15

Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level?   This workshop will cover some basic strategies to grow your revenue base and formalize your company. It is suited for bus...

Fundamental Selling Skills – CWE NH – Feb 20

In this interactive workshop, you'll learn that selling is about effectively building relationships. You'll leave feeling empowered with selling skills you can apply in every aspect of your life. 

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE NH – Feb 21

Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you.  

Social Media Made Simple – CWE NH – Feb 23

re you looking to use social media for your business?   Join us for this workshop and learn:

Steps to Start A Business – CWE NH – Mar 6

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know.  In this workshop, you will:

Crowdfunding: Alternative Funding for Your Start Up Business – CWE NH – Mar 9

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!  

Marketing on a Shoestring – CWE NH – Mar 13

Competition for a spot in the marketplace and in the media is tough. Take this workshop to:

Effective Presentation Skills – CWE NH – Mar 14

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 of developing a strong presentation and the skills yo...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners – CWE NH – Mar 20

This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal matters that entrepreneurs need to be aware of when starting a new company. 

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE NH – Mar 22

Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you.  

Business Plan Basics – CWE NH – Mar 23

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Steps to Grow Your Business – CWE NH – Mar 29

This workshop will cover some basic strategies to grow your revenue base and formalize your company. It is suited for businesses in the first 1-3 years of operations with sales between $25-$100K/year.

Steps to Start A Business – CWE NH – Apr 3

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know.  In this workshop, you will:

Business Plan Basics – CWE NH – Apr 5

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Steps to Starting a Non-Profit – CWE NH – Apr 10

Do you have enormous passion around addressing a social issue or providing services to an underserved group of people? Do you have a great idea on how to address social issues in a way that you have not seen before? Do you want to start a non-profit ...

Understanding Cash Flow Management – CWE NH – Apr 12

Many new business owners feel intimidated by the financial aspects of running their new venture   however, it is vital to the success of any business strategy.   This workshop will help you to understand the importance of proper cash flow management ...

Explore Small Business Administration (SBA) Resources - – CWE NH – Apr 17

This workshop is presented by a member of the local SBA team and is designed to help entrepreneurs understand the various SBA programs and services available to help them start or expand a business

Rock Your Resume – CWE NH – Apr 19

our resume is the first impression you make on a potential employer. Knowing how to create a resume that showcases your skills and presents you in the best light is a valuable skill that anyone in transition should have.

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE NH – May 8

Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you.  

Steps to Start A Business – CWE NH – May 9

If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know.  In this workshop, you will:

Financing Strategies: Learn From The Experts – CWE NH – May 15

If you are in the process of launching a new business, or thinking about starting one, this panel discussion will help you understand the variety of financing options available to new business owners. 

Keeping the Books: Basic Recordkeeping and Accounting – CWE NH – May 23

This workshop will provide you with an introduction to the best practices in keeping books for your small business.  Even if you have an accountant, this class will help you understand why good bookkeeping is valuable for effectively running your bus...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners – CWE NH – May 24

This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal matters that entrepreneurs need to be aware of when starting a new company. 

The Art of Networking – CWE NH – May 29

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.