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The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) is a non-profit economic empowerment organization whose mission is to strengthen communities and the economy by supporting women to launch and successfully sustain businesses. Opened in 1999, the Central Massachusetts Women's Business Center operates in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration. We offer consultations, workshops and networking opportunities to help you reach your entrepreneurial goals.
Decisions, Decisions: Making Tough Decisions During COVID (Online Webinar) - Central MA - Oct 26
Come enjoy the camaraderie of other women in this informal networking group as we share our thoughts on the decision-making process during COVID.
Tuesday Talks with CWE & SBA (Webinar) - Central MA - Oct 27
Join CWE and the Small Business Administration (SBA) for our monthly check-ins for women in business! We'll share updates from CWE and SBA, and answer your questions.
Finance Without Fear: Braving Your Numbers for Better Outcomes (Webinar) - Central MA - Oct 27
In this webinar, through a combination of storytelling and practical how-to’s, you will learn how to face your finances!
Social Media Made Simple (Webinar) - Central MA - Oct 28
This workshop is meant for folks that are looking for a high-level overview of how to navigate each social media platform, and the tools that are available to help you succeed.
Keeping the Books: Basic Accounting & Recordkeeping (Webinar) - CWE Central MA - Oct 29
This workshop will provide you with an introduction to the best practices in keeping books for your small business.
All About Your Business’ Financial Statements (Webinar) - Central MA - Oct 30
You have financial statements for your business--what knowledge can you gain from them?
Insure your Business with Confidence (Webinar) - Central MA - Nov 12
The session with provide you with an overview of the various types of business insurance and how they may be critical to protecting your assets as a business owner. The workshop will cover:
Accounting for Non-Accountants (Webinar) - Central MA - Nov 16
In this webinar you will learn how to read and understand basic financial statements and how to use the numbers to make well informed operational decisions.
Steps to Starting a Business - CWE Central MA (Webinar) - Nov 17
If you are considering starting a business or in the early stages of launching one, this workshop will outline everything you need to know.
Legal Considerations for New Business Owners (Webinar) - Central MA - Nov 19
Attend this workshop to learn how to avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can protect and ensure the success of your new business.
Please click on the link below to see resources available to entrepreneurs in central Massachusetts in the wake of the COVID pandemic. To schedule a one-on-one consultation to discuss recovery strategies for your business please click here.
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Learn More
For more information about CWE, what we offer and how we can support you in business please email or call us at 508-363-2300.
Central Massachusetts l 69 Milk St, Suite 217, Westborough, MA
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Counselors are on-call 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday with evening and weekend hours available. Please check the class calendar for course times and dates.
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic our facilities are closed. All CWE services will be done virtually. There are no in-person programs, consults, meetings, etc.
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