Business Plan Development Training for Farmers
To Register :
(808) 934-2701 (CREDIT CARD & PO ONLY)
8:30am-3:30pm Hawaii Community College Manono Campus Office of Continuing Education & Training
1175 Manono Street
Building 379A, Room 3
Hilo, HI 96720
*Must be at least 18 years or older to apply*
See college website hawaii.hawaii.edu/ocet for updates on program dates or contact James Rushing at firstname.lastname@example.org or (808) 934-2700.
REFUND POLICY: You are entitled to a full refund for complete withdrawal if made 5 business days prior to the first day of instruction. Thereafter REFUNDS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED
Preparing a successful Business Plan can pay off! This course includes; business plan development training, site visits to working agriculture-related businesses, an introduction to resources, and speakers to inspire existing or aspiring farmers.
to Accessing Local Markets . This guide will provide marketing strategies and lessons from successful local farmers, buyers, grocers, and chefs. You will also receive a practical business planning textbook, CTAHR handbooks on Niche Markets, Budgeting, and Marketing. You will also be introduced to many existing, local resources and opportunities.
THIS PROGRAM IS 97% FUNDED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR THROUGH THE RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $376,457.
Call now to register!
Dates: November 10th 2012 – February 12th 2013
No classes on Holiday weeks (off 11/20, 11/24, 12/22, 12/25, 12/29, 1/1, 1/5)
Times: 05:00pm—09:00pm (Tues),
*Actual value is $795, funding assistance is provided by the US Department of Labor
Course Code: 124R022
Policy Clause: Hawaii Community College complies with federal and state regulations regarding non- discrimination, affirmative action, and educational opportunity for the disabled. Students wishing more information or to register a complaint on the bases of these rules, please contact the Director for the Office of Continuing Education & Training (OCET), 200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720. (808) 934-2700. Students with disabilities needing assistance for a non-credit course are encouraged to contact OCET 10 days prior to the first day on instruction, (808) 934-2700.
Hawaii Community College
Office of Continuing Education and Training Business Plan Development Training For Farmers
November 10th 2012—February 12th 2013
Tuesday Nights 5p-9p and Saturdays 9a-1p
Most classes held at HawCC Manono Campus. Some Saturday classes held at various field loca- tions.
Sat. Nov. 10th– Introduction to Business Plan Development for Farmers by James Rushing, (OCET, CTAHR Graduate)
Hawaii Island Farmer’s Guide to Accessing Local Markets” Introduction by Nicole Milne (The Kohala Center)
Tues. Nov. 13th-Product Marketing and Niche
Markets by Dr. Stuart Nakamoto
Sat. Nov. 17th-Cost of Production and Cash
Flow Projections with Hawaii Small Business Development Center
Tues. Nov. 27th-Farm Record Keeping by Dr. Stuart Nakamoto
Sat. Dec. 1st-Grant Writing with Jeani Navarro (UH Grant Specialist) and an Introduction to Agriculture Grants with James Rushing
Tues. Dec. 4th-Borrowing Money For Your Business & Labor Laws & Permitting, Licensing, Certifications and Zoning Requirements by Hawaii Small Business Development Center
Sat. Dec 8th-Community, State, and Federal Re- sources for Farmers with Laila Jayyousi (District Conservationist for NRCS) and Les Ueda