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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.


Eastern Massachusetts Start Courses

Business Plan Basics - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 22

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, research and writing tips

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 28

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 protect...

Explore Small Business Administration Resources - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 29

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.

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 29

Explore entrepreneurship and small business ownership in this information session, and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. Find out more about CWE programs and resources that can help you move forward with your business idea

Pricing for Your Market - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 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. 

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE Eastern MA - Aug 29

Have you recently launched your business and secured your first few clients, but want to take your business to the next level? This workshop will cover some basic strategies to grow your revenue base and formalize your company.

How to Navigate Through Debt - CWE Eastern MA - September 11

Having debt and starting a business can certainly be overwhelming.  If you want to learn how to get out of debt or take on debt as efficiently as possible, then this class is perfect for you.