Find Your Path

Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur, in business or own an established business CWE has workshops and webinars to help you on your journey. Our roadmap includes courses that will help you at each stage of your business.

Use our Assessment Tool to help you find the path that is right for you. Ready to get started, fill out the Client Information Form and/or schedule a time to consult about your business ideas at the Center near you.

Start Your Business


 

Explore

Are you unemployed, underemployed or considering starting your own business? CWE offers workshsops related to job search, personal budgeting, career growth strategies, and entrepreneurship. CWE helps you discover if owning or starting your own business is right for you.

In-Transition

  • Rock your Resume
  • Job Search Tips for People In Transition
  • Leveraging LinkedIn for Your Job Search
  • Interviewing Strategies & Skills
  • Change Your Image, Change Your Future
  • The Art of Networking
  • Mastering Time Management Skills
  • Retirement Planning For Women

Finance

  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Understand, Manage and Improve Your Credit

Marketing

  • Understanding Your Personal Brand

Informational Series

  • Is Entrepreneurship Right for You?
  • Steps to Start A Business
  • Business Plan Basics
  • Legal Considerations for New Business Owners
  • Financing Strategies: Learn From the Experts
  • Insure Your Business With Confidence

Plan

​Have you made the decision to start a new business? CWE offers programs, workshops and consulting opportunities that will help you develop your ideas and get your business up and running.

Community Entrepreneurs Program (CEP)

  • CEP: Visioning - Two Sessions
  • CEP: Business Planning Getting Started
  • CEP: Visioning & Business Planning: Getting Started – 12 Weeks

Finance

  • Keeping the Books: Basic Record-Keeping and Accounting
  • Understanding Your Business’ Financial Statements

Funding

  • Crowdfunding: Alternative Funding for Your Start Up Business
  • How To Obtain Bank Financing

Legal

  • Intellectual Property

Marketing

  • Branding for Your Small Business
  • Fundamental Selling Skills
  • Marketing on a Shoestring
  • Pricing for Your Market
  • Social Media Made Simple

Operations & Management

  • Explore Small Business Administration (SBA) Resources
  • How to Navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace in (STATE)
  • Improving Your Presentation Skills

Focused Program

  • Speed Mentoring Clinic
  • Steps to Starting a Non-Profit

Build

​Your business is open and running now what? CWE has workshops and events that will provide you with the tools you need to increase your venture.

Business

  • Business Plan Working Session
  • Coffee & Cash Flow Clinic
  • Power Up! Strategic Plan for Your Business - 13 Weeks
  • Retirement Planning for Business Owners
  • Steps to Grow Your Business
  • Visioning for Growth - 2 Sessions
  • Visioning for Growth & Power Up! - 15 Weeks
  • Writing a Compelling Business Proposal

Finance

  • Accounting for Non-Accountants
  • QuickBooks Intensive - 4 Weeks
  • Understanding Cash Flow Management

Funding

  • Coffee & Capital

Human Resources

  • HR Basics: Employment Law and Staffing Best Practices

Legal:

  • Protect Your Business Brand with Trademark

Marketing

  • Creating a Marketing Plan: Intensive Course
  • Facebook for Small Businesses
  • Get Noticed! Optimize Your Website Through SEO
  • Getting to Yes: Effective Sales Strategies
  • Make Your Blog work for Your Business
  • Mastering the Elevator Pitch
  • Social Media Intensive - 3 Weeks
  • Twitter for Small Businesses

Operations & Management

  • Effective Presentation Skills
  • Sales and Negotiations Skills

Grow Your Business



Develop

​You’re ready to grow your business.  Whether hiring employees, developing advanced marketing techniques, creating a strategic plan, instituting advanced finance and accounting programs, CWE can help give you the tools to move your business forward.

Finance

  • Creating Your Financial Plan for Growth - 3 Week Intensive

Government & Corporate

  • Federal Government Contracting
  • From Bid to Business: Understanding the Corporate Buying Process
  • Opening Doors to Government and Corporate Contracting
  • WBENC: Why and How You Should Certify Your Business as Women-Owned

Human Resources

  • HR Advanced

Marketing

  • Master the Power of LinkedIn for Your Business
  • Strategies & Skills for Successful Negotiations

Operations & Management

  • Building Teams that work
  • Effective Leadership Practices
  • Maximizing Your Customers' Experience

Expand

Take your business to the next level.  Whether you are considering opening another location, franchising, licensing your product, diversifying or opening an online store, CWE can help provide you opportunities you need to make the decision that is right for your business.

Capacity Building and Training & Development

  • Capacity Building

Human Resources

  • Succession Planning

Focused

  • Going Global Through Exporting
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Grow Your Knowledge

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