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.
2016 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.
An application, attendance at the Orientation session, and an interview are required.
Application Deadline: March 13
Orientation: March 19
Interviews: March 19 & 20
Class Begins: March 26.
For more information, and/or to request an application: firstname.lastname@example.org or 207 386 1664
|Business Basics||2016-10-12 October 12, 2016|
(ends October 26, 2016)
|Start a Business||South Portland||Southern|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2016-11-03 November 03, 2016||Start a Business||Lisbon||Western|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2016-11-07 November 07, 2016||Start a Business||Bangor||North Central|
|Understanding Small Business Loans||2016-11-10 November 10, 2016||Start a Business||Saco||Southern|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2016-11-16 November 16, 2016||Start a Business||Augusta||Central|
|Business Basics||2016-11-02 November 02, 2016|
(ends November 16, 2016)
|Start a Business||Lewiston||Western|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2016-11-17 November 17, 2016||Start a Business||Bethel||Western|
|Business Basics||2016-11-14 November 14, 2016|
(ends November 28, 2016)
|Start a Business||Farmington||Western|
|Introduction to Self-Employment||2016-12-05 December 05, 2016||Start a Business||Bangor||North Central|
|Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep||2016-09-13 September 13, 2016|
(ends December 06, 2016)
|Start a Business||Presque Isle||Northern|
|Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep||2016-09-08 September 08, 2016|
(ends December 08, 2016)
|Start a Business||Brunswick||MidCoast|
|Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep||2016-10-13 October 13, 2016|
(ends February 02, 2017)
|Start a Business||Augusta||Central|