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Entrepreneur Boot Camp

$195

with Mary Beth Izard

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2024 , runs for 4 weeks

Starting a business is something that all of us have thought about at one time or another. Everyone wants to be their own boss. Yet statistics show that most businesses fail within the first five years. This course provides insight into the characteristics, knowledge and skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur. At the end of this course, you will be able to identify the abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them, develop goals to help establish your business, develop an outline for your plan, and take home techniques to successfully manage your new business.

Entrepreneurship Certificate

$495

with Mary Beth Izard

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2024 , runs for 12 weeks

Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks. Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and a checklist for going into business. Then learn how to create a business plan, including assessing business feasibility and preparing the management and financial plans. Then take home a step by step approach to attract and keep customers, with an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand. At the end of this certificate, you will be able to identify the abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them, develop goals to help establish your business, develop an outline for your plan, and take home techniques to successfully manage and market your new business. The Entrepreneurship Certificate courses must be taken in the following order (the classes build off each other): 1. Entrepreneur Boot Camp, 2. The Business Plan, 3. Entrepreneurial Marketing. However, courses may be taken individually at a cost of $195 each.

Mastering Microsoft Excel

$195

with Elizabeth Flanagan

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2024 , runs for 4 weeks

A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of Excel change over time. Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. Learn how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Master the options that can take your Excel worksheet from plain, drab numbers to exciting and engaging multimedia. You will leave class with a set of skills that are in high demand and will be a deciding factor in your future success.

Quickbooks Online Level 1

$195

with Marcus Lander

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2024 , runs for 4 weeks

Get a comprehensive understanding of QuickBooks Online, one of the most popular cloud based accounting programs and preferred choice for small business managers, owners, bookkeepers and accounting professionals. In four hands-on units you will learn how to use QuickBooks Online to enter sales, purchases, receive and make payments and add inventory.

Understanding Debits and Credits

$195

with Sharon DeFonteny

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2024 , runs for 4 weeks

In this course, you will learn about the accounting equation and the five categories involved in every business (Assets, Liabilities, Owner’s Equity, Revenue and Expenses). Every financial transaction falls into one or more of these categories. Learn how to create a chart of accounts that meet the needs of your business. You will learn how double entry bookkeeping works and the process of recording debits and credits. This course will show you how to identify, analyze and record transactions using journal entries under the cash basis accounting method.

Driver's Education: Morse High School w/Bryan

$535

with Bryan Fortier

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2024 at 2:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on Jul 8, 2024

Parents are required to attend the last 30 minutes of the first class AND participate in a ride-along with your child for the last hour of their 10 hour driving lessons requirement.  Please Note:  There is a make-up fee for missed classes.

Please visit our website to review the Rules and Expectations for this class: https://merrymeeting.maineadulted.org/home/driver-education/

Are you 15 years of age or older and want your State of Maine permit to prepare for your driving exam? We offer driver education courses to help build strong, safe, and confident drivers. Students are awarded an instructional permit upon successful completion of the course with a grade of 80 percent or better. Only employee discounts are allowed, but you must call to register. If the student has a medical condition, please contact the office or click on the link below as an additional medical form is required. Total hours of instruction is 40; 30 classroom and 10 driving. Full payment of $535 is required at the time of registration. If a student withdraws from the course, $75 is withheld from the refund to cover program costs. Only employee discounts for this class. Please bring your birth certificate or passport to the first class and a pen to every class.

Driver Medical Evaluation CR24 Bath Campus

Session 3:

  • 2:30-5:30 pm, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
  • September 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29
  • October 2 (Final Exam) 
  • In case of inclement weather - make up days will be 10/4 and 10/6

Session 4:

  • 2:30-5:30 pm, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
  • November 1, 3, 6, 8, 13, 15, 17, 27, 29
  • Dec 1 (Final Exam)
  • In case of inclement weather - make up days will be 12/4 and 12/6

Session 5: 

  • 2:30-5:30 pm, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
  • April 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 22, 24, 26, 29 (Final Exam)
  • In case of inclement weather - make up days will be 5/1 and 5/3

Session 6:

  • 2:30-5:30 pm, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 
  • July 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29 (Final Exam) 
  • In case of inclement weather - make up days will be 7/31 and 8/2

 

The A.R.T. of Letting Go

$75

with Sienna Dode

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2024 at 3:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Discover "unconditional consciousness" when your body becomes a vessel, a doorway into a deeper sense of being. A.R.T is my acronym for: Awakening Reverence for Tranquility. Through meditation, art, movement and group interaction, I am determined to convince you in 5-weeks, that you, just like me, are a creative being in a human world. Tranquility is where creativity and solutions to problems are found. I have been making art all my life and maintaining a meditation practice for 30 years.I have worked in the Social Services field for 4 decades as an in-home care service provider, with individuals throughout the lifespan. Come join me for 90-minutes of fun and enlightenment.

Map and Compass, Level 1

$50

with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Hike, snowshoe, geocache, hunt, and enjoy the woods and fields of Maine with confidence that you can read a topographic map, understand the symbols, know which way a river flows, plot a course bearing, use online resources, and how to get to safety. Familiarization to using a compass and map outdoors included. Students must have a DeLorme Maine Gazetteer, and a 2-degree baseplate compass. Zoom class – two nights, 5:30 – 8:30pm. April 1 & 8, 2024





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