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.
To request an application packet or ask questions, call Jean Dempster at 621-3434 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications due Friday, Sep. 19, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.
Required orientation session: Tuesday, Sep. 23, 9:30 – 12:00.
Interviews to be scheduled: Sep. 23 - 25.
Class schedule: Tuesdays, Sep. 30 – Dec. 16, 9:30 – 3:00.
|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|
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|Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2023-05-02 May 02, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Grow Your Business Online||2023-03-06 March 06, 2023|
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|Start a Business||Online Anytime||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|