New Ventures

  • Program Area: Start a Business
  • Date: March 19, 2014 to June 11, 2014
  • Time of day: 9:30am-2:30pm
  • Region: MidCoast
  • Location: University College Bath Brunswick
  • Address: 9 Park Street, Bath ME, 04530 - 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.


Note: 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. 

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Registration/More Info

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: jenn.dobransky@maine.edu or 207 386 1664

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