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Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs

  • Program Area: Start a Business
  • Date: September 10, 2012 to December 10, 2012
  • Day of the week: Monday
  • Time of day: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Region: Northern
  • Location: Houlton Higher Education Center
  • Address: 18 Military St., Houlton ME, 04730 - Map

Class Description

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.

Registration/More Info

To request an application and register for the orientation or to get more information about the New Ventures course, contact Erica Quin-Easter at (207) 764-0050 or erica.quineaster@maine.edu.

Applications are due by Thursday, September 6. Orientation will be held from 9:30 - 11:30 AM on Monday, September 10, with half-hour individual interviews scheduled from 11:30 AM -5:30 PM after the orientation.

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