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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

Business Planning Class | CWE Eastern MA – October 8th through November 26th

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? This course will help you to take the necessary steps to becomin...

Steps to Start a Business – CWE Eastern MA – October 24

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: • Develop your business idea and planning • Review the importance of ...

Advanced Grant writing for non-profits - Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Advanced Grant writing for non-profits - Thursday, November 7th, 2019 This workshop will assist nonprofits and entrepreneurs to increase their capacity to write successful grants. The workshop targets individuals who have some experience with...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE Eastern MA – November 13th

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE Eastern MA – November 13th 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 he...

Steps to Start a Business - Nov 20th

Steps to Start a Business – CWE Eastern MA – November 20th 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: • Dev...

Business Plan Basics - November 21st

Business Plan Basics – CWE Eastern MA – November 21st This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan. Topics include: • Why you need to write a business plan • Overview of each section of a business plan • Researc...

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Eastern MA – December 4th

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? – CWE Eastern MA - December 4th Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. During this workshop, y...

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - December 12th - CWE Boston

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.  Attending this workshop will help you avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can ...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources – CWE Eastern MA – December 10th

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. Topics covered include: • Technical Assi...

Steps to Start a Business – CWE Eastern MA – December 11th

Steps to Start a Business – CWE Eastern MA – December 11th 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: • Dev...

Steps to Starting a Non-Profit - Dec 18th - CWE Boston

Do you have enormous passion around addressing a social issue or providing services to an under served 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-profi...

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.