Women, Work, and Community offers free business class

12 years ago

    HOULTON — Brush up on business basics and get on solid ground this spring with a free business planning class offered by Women, Work, and Community. The Basics of Starting a Business will be offered at the Houlton Higher Education Center on Mondays from April 23 to May 7. The class will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    This 9-hour class covers the basics of a business plan, marketing, and 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.

 

    Erica Quin-Easter, Microenterprise Coordinator for Women, Work, and Community in Aroostook County and the trainer for the class, notes that “Whether you’re just starting to put your entrepreneurial idea into action or want to improve your marketing and finances for your new business, this class will help you get on track with a strong business plan.”

    The Basics of Starting a Business class is open to women, men, partners, and all entrepreneurs. The class is suitable for those who are thinking about starting their own business, current business owners who are in the early start-up phase, or established business owners who want a refresher on planning for successful business operation or expansion.

    Pre-registration is required, and there is no fee for the class. For more information or to register today, call 764-0050 or email erica.quineaster@maine.edu.