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.
This class is open to men and women. Applications are due Friday, February 13. Orientation is Tuesday, February 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Interviews will be scheduled for February 18, 19, and 20.
For more information, or to request an application, call Jane Searles at 262-7843 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Pricing Strategies||2023-03-23 March 23, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2023-03-23 March 23, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Evening||Statewide|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2023-04-04 April 04, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed||2023-04-06 April 06, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Business Basics||2023-02-07 February 07, 2023|
(ends April 11, 2023)
|Start a Business||Portland||Southern|
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|Business Basics||2023-03-29 March 29, 2023|
(ends April 12, 2023)
|Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2023-05-02 May 02, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2023-06-06 June 06, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Business Basics||2023-05-31 May 31, 2023|
(ends June 14, 2023)
|Start a Business||Lewiston||Western|
|Grow Your Business Online||2023-03-06 March 06, 2023|
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