Start: CWE New Hampshire – Women’s Business Center

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

Start Your Journey – Your Roadmap to Success

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.

New Hampshire Start Courses

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:

CEP: Business Planning: Getting Started (10 Weeks) - CWE NH (Washington) - Feb 27

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.

CEP: Business Planning: Getting Started (10 Weeks) - CWE NH (Claremont) - Feb 28

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.

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:

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

Exploring Minority & Women-Owned Certification with the State of New Hampshire - CWE New Hampshire - April 18

The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program is designed to remedy ongoing discrimination and the continuing effects of past discrimination in federally-assisted highway, transit, and airport contracting nationwide. 

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.