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.
NEW CLASS DATES!
Application Deadline: Tuesday, 9/5/17, 12:00 p.m.
Orientation Session: Tuesday 9/5, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Individual interviews: 9/5 & 9/6.
Class starts: Tuesday 9/12, 5:30 p.m.
In addition to Tuesday evening classes, there are three workshop sessions on Saturdays 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. on 9/16, 10/14, and 11/4.
To register and request an application, contact Jean Dempster at 621-3434, email@example.com, or use the link below.
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|Business Basics||2023-09-13 September 13, 2023|
(ends October 04, 2023)
|Start a Business||ONLINE Evening||Statewide|
|Grow Your Business Online-Promote My Site||2023-10-10 October 10, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Business Success- Bookkeeping Solutions||2023-10-10 October 10, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Work for Yourself@50+||2023-10-11 October 11, 2023||Start a Business||Saco||Southern|
|Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed||2023-10-11 October 11, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Exploring Self-Employment||2023-10-12 October 12, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Grow Your Business Online- Keep My Customers||2023-10-17 October 17, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Exploring Self-Employment||2023-10-18 October 18, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Evening||Statewide|
|Business Success- Projecting Cash Flow||2023-10-24 October 24, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Exploring Self-Employment||2023-11-02 November 02, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Main Street Bath Grow Your Business Online||2023-10-05 October 05, 2023|
(ends November 02, 2023)
|Start a Business||Bath||Midcoast|
|Business Basics||2023-10-18 October 18, 2023|
(ends November 08, 2023)
|Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed||2023-11-09 November 09, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Work for Yourself@50+||2023-11-15 November 15, 2023||Start a Business||Brunswick||Midcoast|
|Exploring Self-Employment||2023-11-16 November 16, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Evening||Statewide|
|Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed||2023-11-29 November 29, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Evening||Statewide|
|Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed||2023-12-05 December 05, 2023||Start a Business||ONLINE Daytime||Statewide|
|Grow Your Business Online||2023-08-01 August 01, 2023|
(ends December 31, 2023)
|Start a Business||Online Anytime||Statewide|