New Ventures Maine offers Introduction to Self-Employment workshop

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 8:30am

Do you have a business idea you want to put into action? New Ventures Maine ( will offer a free introductory business planning workshop in Brunswick at University College, 12 Sewall Street, Orion Hall, Room 101 on Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. to noon.

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.

All entrepreneurs who are interested in starting a business are welcome in the class. Business owners who want a refresher on business planning, marketing, and financial cash flow planning are also welcome to attend.

For more information or to register, contact Jenn Dobransky, Microenterprise Specialist at New Ventures Maine at 386-1664 or

Pre-registration is required and available online at

There is no fee for the training.

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 is administered by the University of Maine at Augusta and operates out of 10 offices statewide. For more information and to find classes, visit