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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.

Vermont Start Courses

Insure Your Business with Confidence - CWE Vermont - Nov 28

In this workshop, you will learn how to effectively protect your business and personal assets by choosing appropriate and cost-effective insurance policy/ies. 

Getting to Yes: Effective Sales Strategies - CWE Vermont - Nov 29

Would you like to increase your sales? Would you like to overcome your fear of rejection? This interactive workshop will help you learn effective sales techniques.

Explore Small Business Administration Resources - CWE Vermont - Nov 30

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.

Coffee & Cash Flow Clinic - CWE Vermont - Dec 1

Are you perplexed by your financial statements? Are you looking to understand your cash flow, balance sheet, and income statement and how they interact? 

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? - CWE Vermont - Dec 4

Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will: Explore the process and learn about the risks and rewards of starting up your own business

Mastering Time Management Skills - CWE Vermont - Dec 5

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.

Branding for Your Small Business - CWE Vermont - Dec 5

Branding goes beyond a mere color palette and logo—it’s your reputation, and is essential to keep your customers returning.

Steps to Start a Business - CWE Vermont - Dec 6

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 Vermont - Dec 12

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. 

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Vermont - Dec 13

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

Understanding Cash Flow Management - CWE Vermont - Dec 14

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.  

Social Media Made Simple - CWE Vermont - Dec 19

Are you looking to use social media for your business? Join us for this workshop and learn:  The basics for using social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Pinterest to help your  business thrive

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

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

Mastering Time Management Skills – CWE VT – Jan 11

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.

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE VT – Feb 23

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

The Art of Networking – CWE VT – Mar 8

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. 

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE VT – Mar 20

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

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE VT – Apr 9

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

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? – CWE VT – May 23

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