Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs

  • 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.

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, 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

ClassDateProgram AreaLocationRegion
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-01-23 January 23, 2017Start a BusinessWiltonWestern
Work for Yourself@50+2017-01-24 January 24, 2017Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Work for Yourself@50+2017-01-24 January 24, 2017Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Work for Yourself@50+2017-01-25 January 25, 2017Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-02-06 February 06, 2017Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-02-07 February 07, 2017Start a BusinessMechanic FallsWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-02-07 February 07, 2017Start a BusinessFort FairfieldNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-02-09 February 09, 2017Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-02-13 February 13, 2017Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Business Basics2017-02-07 February 07, 2017
(ends February 14, 2017)
Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-02-15 February 15, 2017Start a BusinessAugustaCentral
Work for Yourself@50+2017-02-16 February 16, 2017Start a BusinessOaklandCentral
Work for Yourself@50+2017-02-16 February 16, 2017Start a BusinessSacoSouthern
Work for Yourself@50+2017-02-23 February 23, 2017Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Work for Yourself@50+2017-02-27 February 27, 2017Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-02-28 February 28, 2017Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Business Basics2017-02-15 February 15, 2017
(ends March 01, 2017)
Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-03-06 March 06, 2017Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Work for Yourself@50+2017-03-07 March 07, 2017Start a BusinessAugustaCentral
Business Basics2017-03-02 March 02, 2017
(ends March 09, 2017)
Start a BusinessCamdenMidCoast
Business Basics2017-03-07 March 07, 2017
(ends March 14, 2017)
Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Work for Yourself@50+2017-03-15 March 15, 2017Start a BusinessSouth PortlandSouthern
Business Basics2017-03-02 March 02, 2017
(ends March 16, 2017)
Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Tax Prep for the Self-Employed2017-03-22 March 22, 2017Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Tax Prep for the Self-Employed2017-03-23 March 23, 2017Start a BusinessCamdenMidCoast
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-03 April 03, 2017Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-06 April 06, 2017Start a BusinessTurnerWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-11 April 11, 2017Start a BusinessOaklandCentral
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-12 April 12, 2017Start a BusinessGardinerCentral
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-13 April 13, 2017Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-24 April 24, 2017Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-05-01 May 01, 2017Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Business Basics2017-05-04 May 04, 2017
(ends May 18, 2017)
Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Business Basics2017-05-08 May 08, 2017
(ends May 22, 2017)
Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-05-02 May 02, 2017
(ends May 30, 2017)
Start a BusinessFort KentNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-05-02 May 02, 2017
(ends May 30, 2017)
Start a BusinessMadawaskaNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-06-05 June 05, 2017Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep2017-03-22 March 22, 2017
(ends June 07, 2017)
Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep2017-03-29 March 29, 2017
(ends June 14, 2017)
Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-06-15 June 15, 2017Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Business Basics2017-06-08 June 08, 2017
(ends June 22, 2017)
Start a BusinessFortKentNorthern