New Ventures Maine now accepting applications for online entrepreneurship training

FARMINGTON — New Ventures Maine has an open call for Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs, its free online course, which starts Jan. 26, 2022.

For new entrepreneurs or existing business owners, Venturing Forth helps businesspeople create a written business plan from start to finish with feedback from facilitators and fellow entrepreneurs. The 14-week course covers topics including the customer, competition, marketing, recordkeeping, taxes, financing, legal aspects, and more. In-class activities, guest speakers, and homework assignments lead to the completed business plan and road map for success. This comprehensive course includes three follow-up networking sessions. Individuals must complete an online application and attend an orientation and individual interview to participate in this tuition-free class.

Applications are due by noon on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 and are available online.

The class orientation is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Orientation will be followed by individual interviews scheduled between Jan. 19 – 21. The Venturing Forth class will meet remotely via Zoom on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. from Jan. 26 through April 27.

New Ventures Maine now accepting applications for online entrepreneurship training