$150 Tuition Waiver Offered for “Creating and Sustaining an Ag Business in Hawaii” Course

Posted on Sep 15, 2015 in CBED, Enterprise Zones, News

Windward Community College LogoWindward Community College has partnered with the State of Hawaii Ag Advisory Board and Dept. of Labor’s Workforce Development Division to offer specialized training and support to Oahu ag farmers, entrepreneurs and businesses.

This course is for individuals interested in starting or have recently started an ag business (growing crops, value-added, CSA) to create an action plan of the steps needed to take to be successful. The workshop will focus on specific steps on how to identify if starting a business is a good fit for you, refine your business model, creating planning documents and setting goals, registering your business and paying taxes in Hawaii, managing your finances through record keeping |in Quickbooks and financial documents, marketing and distributing your product, and effective business communication. At the end of the workshop you will have the basics of a business plan created with a clearer idea of how to move forward with your business idea. The course will include in class instruction, computer instruction, business plan creation, and end of the workshop presentation to a panel of ag experts.

  • Instructor: Matt Johnson
  • Hours: 16
  • Days: Tuesday
  • Dates: September 29 – November 3 (8 meetings)
  • Meeting Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Location: Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina
  • Cost: $185/person (tuition waiver of $150 per person)

Limited enrollment.

AGR7003-002 9/29–11/3 8 mtgs.

To Register: www.windwardcce.org/ag-workshop or call (808) 235-7433

For more information please contact: Michael Moser, Director of Career & Community Education at Windward Community College at (808) 235-7361 or email: tmoser@hawaii.edu