MEO to offer 36-hour business planning class
WAILUKU – Maui Economic Opportunity’s Business Development Program graduated 15 students from the Core Four Business Planning course on Dec. 13. Attending the event was county Director of Economic Development Teena Rasmussen, who offered encouraging advice and congratulations to the graduates.
At the graduation, the soon-to-be entrepreneurs received one-on-one guidance from local Maui business bankers and consultants.
The students’ business plans were reviewed, and they were provided suggestions and guidance in launching a successful business. The graduating students received a Certificate of Achievement and a congratulatory lunch.
MEO BDC’s Core Four Business Planning is a 36-hour course on how to write a business plan while providing the information you need to know to start, operate and grow your business.
Those interested in learning more about the entrepreneurial training course can call Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. at 249-2990.
The next Core Four course will be held during the evenings. One-hour introductory classes will be held at MEO’s Family Center in Wailuku on Tuesday, Jan. 3, from 6 to 7 p.m., and on Wednesday, Jan. 4, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Maui County Business Resource Center at Maui Mall.
The six-week series begins on Tuesday, Jan. 10, and continues from 6 to 9 p.m. two days a week through Feb. 16. All sessions will be held at MEO’s Family Center at 99 Mahalani St. in Wailuku.
Registration is required for the six-week series and can be done at the introductory classes or any weekday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at MEO’s Family Center.
Funding from the County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development helps to make the Core Four Business Planning classes possible.