New Ventures Maine plans to offer tuition-free online workshops and classes for June, 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 June and beyond, is accessible at

Self-paced classes include:

• Grow Your Business Online: Gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to create a compelling web presence and website for your small business. Made possible by Empower by GoDaddy in partnership with New Ventures Maine. Enroll anytime. Work at your own pace. Complete by Aug. 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 July 1. Work at your own pace. Complete by Aug. 31.

Additional online classes include single- and multi-session workshops:


Manage Your Money

• My Money Works: Wednesdays, June 1-29, 10-11 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.

• Managing Your Money: Thursdays, June 2-16, 10-11 a.m. Learn to budget, repair your credit, and create a savings plan. Join for one, two, or all three workshops. June 2: Budgeting Basics; June 9: Let’s Talk About Credit; June 16: Build Your Savings.

Build Your Career

• Building Confidence: Thursdays, June 2-16, 6:30-8 p.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.

• Job Search Workshops: Mondays, June 6-20, 10-11 a.m. Ready for a new job or a career change? Join for one, two, or all three of these workshops. June 6: Job Search Strategies; June 13: Resume Strategies; June 20: Interview Strategies.


• Making Career Choices: Tuesday, June 7, 10-11 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 Thursday, June 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m.)

Start a Business

• Introduction to Self-Employment: Wednesday, June 1, 6-7 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.

• Grow Your Business Online — Keep My Customers: Wednesday, June 22, 6-7:30 p.m. Create an exceptional online sales and service experience in this website development workshop. Learn how to protect your website, your customers and your brand.

To sign up for any of the above classes, visit or call 800-442-2092.