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15 Graduate from MEO’s Core Four Business Course

December 19, 2016, 3:11 PM HST
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MEO’s Business Development Program graduated 15 students from its Core Four Business Planning course on Dec. 13, 2016.

Attending the event was the County of Maui’s Director of Economic Development Teena Rasmussen who gave 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 also reviewed with suggestions and guidance provided by industry and business leaders.

The graduating students received a Certificate of Achievement and a congratulatory luncheon.

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MEO BDC’s Core Four Business Planning is a 36-hour course on how to write a business plan while providing the information needed to start, operate and grow a business.


More information on the entrepreneurial training course is available by calling Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. at (808) 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 Wailuku on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 from 6 to 7 p.m., and on Wednesday Jan. 4, from noon to 1 p.m. at The Maui County Business Resource Center located at the 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, 2017. All sessions will be held at MEO’s Family Center at 99 Mahalani Street in Wailuku.


Registration is required for the six-week series and can be done at the introductory classes or any weekday 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.

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