Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs

  • Program Area: Start a Business
  • Date: February 24, 2015 to May 12, 2015
  • Day of the week: Tuesday
  • Time of day: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Region: North Central/Downeast
  • Location: UMA-Bangor, Bangor Hall
  • Address: 1 University Drive, Bangor, ME ME, 04401 - 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

This class is open to men and women. Applications are due Friday, February 13. Orientation is Tuesday, February 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Interviews will be scheduled for February 18, 19, and 20.

For more information, or to request an application, call Jane Searles at 262-7843 or email mary.jane.searles@maine.edu.

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