A 60-hour course in business planning. The following topics are covered in depth: your customer, competition, marketing, record keeping, taxes, financing, legal aspects, and more. At the end of the class, you will have a completed business plan. There are also 3 monthly follow-up networking sessions at the completion of the class. Class size is limited to 15. You must complete an application, come to the orientation, have an individual interview, and be accepted into the class.
This course qualifies for 3 Pass/Fail credits from the University of Maine at Augusta upon approval of your completed business plan and payment of a small processing fee.
Graduates of this course are eligible to apply for the University of Maine at Augusta GEN Scholarship, to be used for additional UMA classes at any location.
An Application, attendance at the Orientation Session and a personal interview are all required.
Application deadline 9/8, Orientation Session 9/12, 9:30-11:30am, interviews 9/12 & 9/13.
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|Introduction to Self-Employment||2017-07-31 July 31, 2017||Start a Business||Patten||Northern|
|Work for Yourself@50+||2017-08-10 August 10, 2017||Start a Business||Houlton||Northern|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2017-08-17 August 17, 2017||Start a Business||Lewiston||Western|
|Business Basics||2017-08-08 August 08, 2017|
(ends August 22, 2017)
|Start a Business||Presque Isle||Northern|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2017-08-31 August 31, 2017||Start a Business||Statewide|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2017-09-13 September 13, 2017||Start a Business||Lewiston||Western|
|Work for Yourself@50+||2017-09-20 September 20, 2017||Start a Business||Lewiston||Western|
|Work for Yourself@50+||2017-09-21 September 21, 2017||Start a Business||Augusta||Central|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2017-10-05 October 05, 2017||Start a Business||Mechanic Falls||Western|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2017-10-12 October 12, 2017||Start a Business||Lewiston||Western|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2017-10-16 October 16, 2017||Start a Business||Farmington||Western|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2017-10-17 October 17, 2017||Start a Business||Oakland||Central|
|Tax Prep for the Self-Employed||2017-10-19 October 19, 2017||Start a Business||Presque Isle||Northern|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2017-10-23 October 23, 2017||Start a Business||Mexico||Western|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2017-11-02 November 02, 2017||Start a Business||Bethel||Western|
|Business Basics||2017-10-30 October 30, 2017|
(ends November 13, 2017)
|Start a Business||Farmington||Western|
|Venturing Forth||2017-09-05 September 05, 2017|
(ends November 28, 2017)
|Start a Business||Houlton||Northern|
|Venturing Forth||2017-08-29 August 29, 2017|
(ends December 12, 2017)
|Start a Business||Augusta||Central|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2017-12-14 December 14, 2017||Start a Business||Lewiston||Western|
|Venturing Forth||2018-01-10 January 10, 2018|
(ends March 28, 2018)
|Start a Business||South Portland||Southern|