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Cooperative Extension: Small Business Education

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University of Maine Cooperative Extension provides small-business education for Maine people. Workshops help home-based and micro-enterprise business entrepreneurs improve their decision-making and business management skills, especially in the “thinking about it” stage, so their businesses can grow and prosper.

Workshops and business management publications cover a variety of business-related topics, including

Our highly successful “Small-Business Clinic” program is available through selected UMaine Extension county offices across the state. Small-business clinics are confidential individual consultations with Umaine Extension faculty that provide information and learning opportunities that are based on research and practical experience.

Image Description: Under the Sun value-added business owner; photo by Edwin Remsberg


University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Contact Information

Cooperative Extension: Small Business Education
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System