New Ventures Maine has announced tuition-free online workshops and classes for September, including self-paced and interactive online workshops that are designed to help people in Maine gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to start a business, build a career, and manage money. The full class schedule with offerings for September 2022 and beyond is accessible at bit.ly/NVMEClasses.

SELF-PACED CLASSES

Grow Your Business Online: Gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to create a compelling web presence and website for your small business. Enroll anytime. Work at your own pace. Complete by Dec. 31.

My Next Career Move: Assess your skills, interests, and experiences and relate them to career options. Identify high-growth job fields, explore education and training options. Strengthen your resume for a targeted job search. Enroll by Nov. 18. Work at your own pace. Complete by Dec. 31.

ADDITIONAL ONLINE CLASSES 

My Money Works: Wednesdays, Sept. 7 – Oct. 5, 10 to 11 a.m. Gain the skills and confidence you need to stretch your money, pay your bills, reduce debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals with a plan to achieve greater financial stability.

Building Confidence: Thursdays, Sept. 22 – Oct. 6, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Whether you are navigating recent changes, looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, join this class to assess your confidence and learn concrete tools to help you build your confidence and keep it strong.

Making Career Choices: Tuesday, Sept. 6, 10 to 11 a.m. Ready for a career change but don’t know where to start? This workshop will point you in the right direction. We will cover what to consider when making a career choice and resources to help you succeed. (Also offered Wednesday, September 7, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.)

Building a Strong Future: Tuesdays, Sept. 27 – Oct. 11, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Take steps toward work that aligns with your values and skills while also meeting your needs, such as desired salary and benefits. In three, 90-minute class sessions, you will begin to build your plan for the strong future you envision. (Also offered Oct. 19 – Nov. 2, 6- 7:30 p.m.)

Business Success Series: Wednesdays, Sept. 7 – Oct. 19, noon to 1 p.m. Business Success is a series of eight online dynamic workshops, created to help you understand and manage the many components of starting and growing your business successfully. Register for one or more workshops in the series.

Introduction to Self-Employment: Wednesday, Sept. 7, noon – 1 p.m. Is self-employment the right choice for you? The class covers the pros and cons of owning your own business, steps needed for start-up, major elements of a business plan, and resources to help you succeed.

To sign up for any of the above classes, visit bit.ly/NVMEClasses or call toll-free in Maine: 800-442-2092.For more information visit newventuresmaine.org.

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