CWE Vermont – Women Business Center

Our programs are designed to assist you in meeting your career milestones.

The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) opened the Women's Business Center in Vermont in 2016.  Funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration(SBA), CWE works with the SBA in Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Eastern and Central Massachusetts to deliver quality services to current and prospective women entrepreneurs. 

At the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) we provide opportunities for clients to grow their vision, learn new skills and join a community of peers who inform and inspire them as they enter the world of business. Dedicated staff and volunteers provide a combination or practical training and personal mentorship through high impact programs that have been perfected since 1995.

Our Mission

CWE provides opportunities for women entrepreneurs and women in business to increase professional success, personal growth, and financial independence.

Who We Are

The Center for Women & Enterprise operates Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These Centers are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses. We offer comprehensive training, resources, counseling and connections to women.

As New England’s leading organization for women entrepreneurs, we work hard to ensure that all women, regardless of their economic status, are provided access to our programs and services.

What We Offer

  • Education & Training
  • Online Learning
  • Financial Education & Support
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Consulting & Mentoring

Community Classroom

Our Community Classroom brings entrepreneurship education outside of CWE’s Centers and into the communities we serves, fostering small business growth by offering trainings and business resources in areas where aspiring and established entrepreneurs need us most. The program ensures that women (and men) have a place to go to get the critical skills, quality training, technical assistance and confidence they need to start and grow a viable business.

Courses in Vermont

Rutland Training: QuickBooks Online - CWE VT - Mar 22

Join us for a training in Rutland of QuickBooks Online on Friday, March 22 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm!  All participants must bring a laptop with an active QuickBooks Online subscription.

Steps to Start a Business - CWE VT Mar 25

If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. 

Business Plan Basics - CWE VT - Mar 27

This workshop provides an overview of why, what, and how to write a business plan.

Insure Your Business With Confidence - CWE VT - Apr 1

In this session, you will learn how to effectively protect your business and personal assets by choosing appropriate and cost-effective insurance policy/ies.

Social Media Content Planning: Scheduling Your Ideas for Success - CWE VT - Apr 3

 This workshop will help you pull together your business goals and communications channels into an actionable plan. You will learn how to leverage email marketing, blogs, and social media posts into coordinated strategies to reach your customers and...

Introduction to Social Media Platforms for Businesses - CWE VT - Apr 3

This workshop will provide an overview of different social media platforms and how they can contribute to your business marketing endeavors.

Social Media for Your Business: Speed Mentoring - CWE VT - Apr 5

Bring your social media questions about your business to our office hours. Sign-up for a 30-minute speed mentoring session with our social media trainer, Sara Munro. 

Facebook Fast Forward - CWE VT - Apr 10

Learn how to make the world’s largest social media platform work for your business.

Steps to Grow Your Business - CWE VT - Apr 11

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.

Business Visioning (Waitsfield) - CWE VT - Apr 11 & 18

Build definition and clarity around your business concept in this two part course.

Small Business Administration

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Learn More

Contact Us

For more information about CWE, what we offer and how we can support you in business please email or call us at 802-391-4870.

CWE Vermont l 431 Pine St., Suite 101, Burlington, VT 05401

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