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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.

 

Eastern Massachusetts Start Courses

Explore SBA Resources - Eastern MA - Mar 10

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.

Lynn 10 - Week Business Planning Program (Launch) - Eastern MA - Mar 16 - May 18

Do you have an idea for a business that you want to launch or explore more deeply? Have you always dreamed of becoming an entrepreneur, but were never sure just where to start?

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - Eastern MA - Mar 16

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.

Financing Strategies Panel: Learn From the Experts - Eastern MA - Mar 17

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.

10 – Week Business Planning Program - Eastern MA - Mar 24-May 26

Do you have an idea for a business that you want to launch or explore more deeply? Have you always dreamed of becoming an entrepreneur, but were never sure just where to start?

Steps to Start Your Business - Eastern MA - Mar 25

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

Steps to Start a Benefit Corporation & Other Corps - Eastern MA - Apr 14

Come join us at our Benefit Corporation workshop where you learn about the differences, the pros, the cons and the necessary requirements. Walk away with a firm understanding of each and what type of entity is right for YOUR idea.

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? - Eastern MA - Apr 16

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

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - Eastern MA - Apr 16

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.

Basics of Business Contracts and Agreements - Eastern MA - Apr 29

Dealing with contracts is part of running a small business. As a current or prospective business owner, you will have a number of business relationships involving some type of contractual commitment or obligation. Managing your contracts and busines...

Pricing For Profit - Eastern MA - Apr 29

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 a...

Steps to Start a Business - Eastern MA - Apr 29

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

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Sessions with low enrollment may be cancelled.  CWE will notify you of class cancellations and changes.

If you can no longer join us for a session you register for, please notify us of your cancellation at least 24 hours before the start of the session for a full refund.  If your cancellation is less than 24 hours in advance of the start of the session, we will be unable to issue refunds or payment transfers.

Free Program - Cancellations and Participant Notification Policy

If you can no longer attend a no-cost session for which you registered, please notify us at least 24 hours in advance.  These classes are offered at no cost as a benefit to you, but there are per-registration costs to CWE associated with them.  We reserve the right to request a $25 contribution to defray our costs for no shows, so that we may continue to offer free classes in the future.