CWE Rhode Island – Women’s Business Center

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.

Rhode Island Start Courses

Pasos para empezar un negocio - CWE RI - Feb 26

Si usted está pensando en ser dueño de un negocio o se encuentran en las primeras etapas de iniciar uno, entonces este taller es para usted.

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - CWE RI - Feb 27

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. 

Creating a Marketing Plan (3 week Intensive Course) - CWE RI - Mar 6

Today, in order to build a successful business and stand out from the competition you need to stop doing “random acts of marketing”. Successful business people follow a reliable plan for business growth. 

CWE Expert Series: ABCs of Commercial Real Estate - CWE Online - March 6

Where should your business be located?  In this Expert Series webinar, learn and ask questions about commercial real estate. Learn the language and understand the unique process to leasing or purchasing commercial property to operate your busi...

¿Es El Empresariado Adecuado Para Usted? - CWE RI - Mar 12

Asista a este taller y le ayudara a decidir si comenzar su propio negocio es adecuado para usted. 

Blogging & Search Engine Optimization for Small Business - CWE RI - Mar 14

Come join us to learn how  to communicate with your customers using blogs and how to use search engine optimization to  help improve the chances of your blog appearing in search results. 

Retirement Planning for Women - CWE RI - Mar 19

Yes, retirement planning is necessary because that “day” will arrive and you will need a detailed path to be successful. The good news for women: they live longer, so they will have longer to enjoy their retirement. The bad news: they live longer, s...

Exploring Small Business Administration (SBA) Resources - CWE RI - Mar 21

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

Facebook for Small Businesses - CWE RI - March 21

This discussion on Facebook Strategy gives you a platform to help you understand what the conversation should sound like between your internal team and the company building your web presence.

Pasos para empezar un negocio - CWE RI - Mar 26

Si usted está pensando en ser dueño de un negocio o se encuentran en las primeras etapas de iniciar uno, entonces este taller es para usted.

Business Plan Basics - CWE RI - Mar 27

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan.

Instagram and Pinterest for Small Businesses - CWE RI - Mar 28

Are you looking to use Instagram and Pinterest for your business? Join us for this workshop.