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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|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||2017-10-10 October 10, 2017||Start a Business||Turner||Western|
|Work for Yourself@50+||2017-10-11 October 11, 2017||Start a Business||Pittsfield||Central|
|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|
|Business Basics||2017-10-18 October 18, 2017|
(ends November 01, 2017)
|Start a Business||Lewiston||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|
|Business Basics||2017-11-02 November 02, 2017|
(ends November 16, 2017)
|Start a Business||Augusta||Central|
|Venturing Forth||2017-09-05 September 05, 2017|
(ends November 28, 2017)
|Start a Business||Houlton||Northern|
|Venturing Forth||2017-09-26 September 26, 2017|
(ends December 12, 2017)
|Start a Business||Bangor||North 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|