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Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs

  • Program Area: Start a Business
  • Date: March 22, 2016 to June 07, 2016
  • Day of the week: Tuesday
  • Time of day: 9:30-3:00 pm
  • Region: North Central/Downeast
  • Location: NVME UMA
  • Address: 1 University Drive, Bangor ME, 04401 - 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. Complete an application, attend the orientation and 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

An application is required and is due by March 11. Attendance at the Orientation session on Tuesday March 15, is required. Class begins on Tuesday March 22nd.. FMI or an application please call 207-262-7843 or email mary.jane.searles@maine.edu

Orientation: Tuesday March 15 9:30-11:30 followed by interviews Tuesday March 15 thru to Friday March 18

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