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Sep 17th, 2013 to Dec 10th, 2013 | 09:30am - 02:00pm
Where
UMA Bangor Campus
<p>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.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>Applications are due Friday, September 13. Orientation is Tuesday, September 17.</p> <p>Women, Work, and Community adheres to the University of Maine System's policy and shall not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status or gender expression, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability, or veterans status in employment, education, and all other areas of the University. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.</p>
Sep 18th, 2013 to Oct 09th, 2013 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
<p>The four sessions will be held consecutive Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. beginning April 10, 2013. As part of the course, you will receive an overview of DC's employment laws as they apply to small businesses, including: Hiring, Firing, and Performance Management; Employee Compensation and Classification; Wage and Hour Laws; Distinction between Employees and Independent Contractors; and Employment Discrimination  </p> <p>The course will be taught by employment law experts with experience dealing with small businesses.  It is designed for sole proprietors, members of business partnerships, general managers and owners of LLCs. The sessions will take place at the offices of Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.  (One block from Metro Center on the Red, Blue and Orange lines.) There is a $25 charge for the series to cover the cost of materials. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for from the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, DC SBDC and the DSLBD.</p>
Sep 19th, 2013 to Dec 19th, 2013 | 08:30am - 09:30am
Where
10675 Bedford Avenue
<p>Don’t miss this free workshop: “Experts Discuss: Learn About the Government As Your Customer” Winning Federal Contracts for Your Small Business</p> <p>Speakers include representatives from: SBA Office of Government Contracting SBA Office of Business Opportunity NBDC Procurement Technical Assistance Center In cooperation with 55th Contracting Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District</p> <p>Learn: Is this market for you? An overview of selling to Local, State and Federal government What to do: Registration on Central Contractor Registration. Where and how to find bidding opportunities on the Internet: Learn about Federal Business Opportunities. U.S. Small Business Administration certifications: HUBZone and 8(a) Business Development. Coffee provided.</p>
Sep 24th, 2013 to Sep 24th, 2013 | 09:30am - 03:00pm
Where
UMA Bangor Campus
<p>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.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>Applications are due Friday, September 13. Orientation is Tuesday, September 17.</p> <p>Women, Work, and Community adheres to the University of Maine System's policy and shall not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status or gender expression, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability, or veterans status in employment, education, and all other areas of the University. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.</p>
Sep 24th, 2013 to Dec 17th, 2013 | 06:00pm - 08:00pm
Where
1265 Asylum Avenue
<p>This 13 week course is a practical, hands-on business development program that utilizes facilitated learning, business experts as guest speakers, textbooks and electronic business plan templates.</p> <ul> <li> Define your business model</li> <li> Reseach your market</li> <li> Identify and reach your target customer</li> <li> Develop marketing and sales strategies</li> <li> Develop financial statemenets and strategies</li> <li> Develop an operational plan</li> </ul> <p>Business advisers will coach entrepreneurs through the development of a complete business plan to operate their business and/or seek financing. One-on-one appointments with advisers are available throughout the course.</p>
Sep 25th, 2013 to Dec 18th, 2013 | 09:30am - 11:30am
Where
1265 Asylum Avenue
<p>This 13 week course is a practical, hands-on business development program that utilizes facilitated learning, business experts as guest speakers, textbooks and electronic business plan templates.</p> <p>Define your business model Reseach your market Identify and reach your target customer Develop marketing and sales strategies Develop financial statemenets and strategies Develop an operational plan</p> <p> Business advisers will coach entrepreneurs through the development of a complete business plan to operate their business and/or seek financing. One-on-one appointments with advisers are available throughout the course.</p>
Sep 25th, 2013 to Oct 16th, 2013 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
<p>The four sessions will be held consecutive Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. beginning April 10, 2013. As part of the course, you will receive an overview of DC's employment laws as they apply to small businesses, including: Hiring, Firing, and Performance Management; Employee Compensation and Classification; Wage and Hour Laws; Distinction between Employees and Independent Contractors; and Employment Discrimination  </p> <p>The course will be taught by employment law experts with experience dealing with small businesses.  It is designed for sole proprietors, members of business partnerships, general managers and owners of LLCs. The sessions will take place at the offices of Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.  (One block from Metro Center on the Red, Blue and Orange lines.) There is a $25 charge for the series to cover the cost of materials. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for from the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, DC SBDC and the DSLBD.</p>
Sep 26th, 2013 to Dec 12th, 2013 | 06:00pm - 08:00pm
Where
475 South 300 East
<p>This class will be held at the Wayne County Community Center - 475 South 300 East in Bicknell.  Class will begin on Thursday, September 26, 2013 and will meet each Thursday from 6:00-9:00 PM through December 12. This 11-week nationally renowned training program is facilitated by a certified FastTrac® instructor with assistance from expert guest presenters. The program will help you... • Analyze the Market and Identify Needs • Develop an Actionable Business Plan • Capitalize on Opportunities • Increase Profitability  </p>
Oct 01st, 2013 to Oct 01st, 2013 | 12:00am - 12:00am
Where
Wisconsin SBDC Centers
<p>The Small Business Development Centers conduct classroom training throughout the state that can provide skills and knowledge for entrepreneurs and small businesses.</p> <p>Classes revolve around various topics including business planning, starting and financing a business. </p> <p>Visit <a href="http://www.wisconsinsbdc.org/Training.htm" title="SBDC Training" type="http://www.wisconsinsbdc.org/Training.htm">http://www.wisconsinsbdc.org/Training.htm</a></p>
Oct 01st, 2013 to Oct 01st, 2013 | 09:30am - 03:00pm
Where
UMA Bangor Campus
<p>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.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>Applications are due Friday, September 13. Orientation is Tuesday, September 17.</p> <p>Women, Work, and Community adheres to the University of Maine System's policy and shall not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status or gender expression, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability, or veterans status in employment, education, and all other areas of the University. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.</p>

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