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. New VenturesTM is pre-approved for unemployment insurance recipients. Orientation Session will be held on Thursday, September 5, form 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Class dates: Thursdays, September 12 - December 5 (no class November 28 snow date December 12) For more information and an application please call 799-5025 or email email@example.com.