Plan for your Future with New Ventures Maine and Tuition-Free, Online Workshops.
New Ventures Maine helps Maine people find success in their jobs, businesses and communities through tuition free classes and workshops, on-site and online, and one-on-one coaching in four program areas: Build a Career, Start a Business, Manage your Money, Become a Leader.
New Ventures Maine offers classes and workshops at no charge, as well as one-on-one coaching for individuals. NVME also provides resources such as mini-grants for marketing your small business; career planning scholarships for investing in your own education; and matched-savings programs for building an emergency fund, making car or home repairs, buying a car, becoming a first-time homeowner, going to college, or growing your business.
New Ventures Maine is administered by the University of Maine at Augusta and operates out of 10 offices statewide.
For more information and to find classes: https://newventuresmaine.org/
For career and education planning or financial information (budgeting, credit and debt management, etc.), contact Lisa, email@example.com.
For business related assistance, contact Jenn, firstname.lastname@example.org
Linda Wildes, Lisa Archer and Jenn Dobransky
Business Basics: This class covers the basics of a business plan, marketing, cash planning and is suitable for those thinking about or in the early start-up phase of a new business. It will help you assess the feasibility, desirability, and viability of your business idea and get you started with your plan.
Introduction to Self-Employment: This one-session workshop will help you decide if self-employment is the right choice for you. The class covers the pros and cons of owning your own business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help you succeed.
Resume Strategies: Do you need to write or update your resume? In this interactive workshop, you will learn how to write an effective resume that highlights your skills and experience.