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

Keeping the Books: Basic Record-keeping and Accounting - CWE RI - August 21

Whether you’re just starting out or you are an experienced business owner, staying on top of your financial record keeping is critical to your success.    This workshop will provide you with an introduction to the best practices in keeping books ...

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You - CWE RI - August 22

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

Power Up! Plan Estrátegico Para Su Negocio - CWE RI - August 28

¿Desea llevar su negocio al próximo nível? Este es un programa comprensivo y acelerado, diseñado para aquellos emprenderores con conocimientos en negocios ó para aquellos emprendedores que han comenzado su negocio sin un plan de negocios formal.

Understanding Cash Flow Management - CWE RI - September 11

Many new business owners feel intimidated by the financial aspects of running their new venture   however, it is vital to the success of any business strategy.   This workshop will help you to understand the importance of proper cash flow management ...

Steps to Start a Business - CWE RI - September 13

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

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You - CWE RI - September 17

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

Explore Small Business Administration (SBA) Resources - CWE RI - September 19

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.

Power Forward! Strategic Plan for Growth - CWE RI - Sept 19

This accelerator program is designed for established business owners who have not yet grown their firms to substantial levels of revenue or employment. If you are an entrepreneur  ready to  lead your business to the next phase, this program is for yo...

Social Media Made Simple - CWE RI - Sept 27

Are you looking to use social media for your business? Join us for this workshop