Fri. Jun 2nd, 2023

STATE — New Ventures Maine (NVME) has introduced tuition-free on-line workshops and courses for winter 2023. NVME self-paced and interactive on-line workshops are designed to assist folks in Maine achieve the abilities, information, and confidence to begin a enterprise, construct a profession, and handle cash.

The total class schedule with new class choices for January and past is accessible at

Most winter 2023 courses might be held on-line. Single- and multi-session workshops are supplied, together with:

My Subsequent Profession Transfer (self-paced, on-line): Assess your abilities, pursuits, and experiences and relate them to profession choices. Runs January 9 – March 31, 2023. Enroll by March 1. Work at your personal tempo.

Matched Financial savings Info Session (interactive, on-line): Monday, January 9, 4-5 p.m. Find out about matched financial savings packages that may enable you to save for a aim by matching your financial savings with extra funds. Learn the way the packages work, examine on eligibility, and ask questions.

Making Profession Selections (interactive, on-line): Tuesday, January 10, 10-11 a.m. Prepared for a profession change however don’t know the place to begin? This workshop will level you in the proper course. We’ll cowl what to contemplate when making a profession selection and assets that can assist you succeed. (Additionally supplied Jan. 17)

Introduction to Self-Employment (interactive, on-line): Tuesday, January 10, 12-1 p.m. This class covers the professionals and cons of proudly owning your personal enterprise, the steps wanted for start-up, the foremost parts of a marketing strategy, and the numerous assets obtainable that can assist you succeed.

Cash Administration Workshops (interactive, on-line): Wednesdays, January 11 – 25, 6-7 p.m. Study to finances, restore your credit score, and create a financial savings plan. Be a part of us for one, two, or all three workshops. January 11: Budgeting Fundamentals; January 18: Let’s Discuss About Credit score; January 25: Construct Your Financial savings.

Job Search Workshops (interactive, on-line): Thursdays, January 12 – 26, 6-7 p.m. Prepared for a brand new job or a profession change? Be a part of us for one, two, or all three workshops. January 12: Job Search Methods; January 19: Resume Methods; January 26: Interview Methods.

Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed (interactive, on-line): Tuesday, January 24, 12-1 p.m. Discover ways to manage your monetary data, perceive your tax obligations, change into aware of tax varieties, and file your taxes with confidence. This workshop is designed for sole proprietors. (Additionally supplied Feb. 9, 2023)

Altering Jobs: Discovering Work That Suits (interactive, on-line): Tuesdays, January 24 – February 7, 10-11:30 a.m. Are you contemplating a job change? This on-line class for ladies will enable you to determine work choices and advantages that align together with your pursuits, abilities, and values.

Constructing Confidence (interactive, on-line): Wednesdays, January 25 – February 8, 6-7:30 p.m. Whether or not you might be navigating latest modifications, in search of a job, beginning a enterprise, or just need to be extra assured, be part of this class to evaluate your confidence and study concrete instruments that can assist you construct your confidence and hold it sturdy.

Enterprise Fundamentals (interactive, on-line): Thursdays, January 26 – February 9, 10-11:30 a.m. This class covers the fundamentals of a marketing strategy, advertising and marketing, and money planning. It’ll enable you to assess the feasibility, desirability, and viability of your online business concept and get you began together with your plan.

To enroll in any of the above courses, go to or name 207-621-3440.

New Ventures Maine gives coaching and particular person advising in planning careers, beginning companies, and managing cash. A statewide training and financial growth program of the College of Maine at Augusta, College of Maine System, NVME helps Maine folks succeed within the altering economic system and obtain financial safety for themselves and their households. For extra data go to


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