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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Introduction to Self-Employment2015-01-28 January 28, 2015Start a BusinessWatervilleCentral
Business Basics2015-01-15 January 15, 2015
(ends January 29, 2015)
Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-02-03 February 03, 2015Start a BusinessMexicoWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-02-03 February 03, 2015Start a BusinessMexicoWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-02-03 February 03, 2015Start a BusinessPittsfieldCentral
Business Basics2015-02-03 February 03, 2015
(ends February 05, 2015)
Start a BusinessBangor, MENorth Central
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-02-09 February 09, 2015Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-02-18 February 18, 2015Start a BusinessAugustaCentral
Business Basics2015-02-13 February 13, 2015
(ends February 20, 2015)
Start a BusinessAugustaCentral
Tax Prep for the Self-Employed2015-02-24 February 24, 2015Start a BusinessTopshamMidCoast
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-02-25 February 25, 2015Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Business Basics2015-02-23 February 23, 2015
(ends March 09, 2015)
Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Business Basics2015-03-13 March 13, 2015
(ends March 27, 2015)
Start a BusinessStatewideNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-03-31 March 31, 2015Start a BusinessOaklandCentral
Business Basics2015-03-24 March 24, 2015
(ends April 07, 2015)
Start a BusinessMexicoWestern
Business Basics2015-03-24 March 24, 2015
(ends April 07, 2015)
Start a BusinessMexicoWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-05-05 May 05, 2015Start a BusinessMexicoWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-05-05 May 05, 2015Start a BusinessMexicoWestern
New Ventures2015-02-24 February 24, 2015
(ends May 12, 2015)
Start a BusinessBangor, MENorth Central
New Ventures2015-03-18 March 18, 2015
(ends June 10, 2015)
Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
New Ventures2015-03-26 March 26, 2015
(ends June 18, 2015)
Start a BusinessLewistonWestern