Reading and Understanding Financial Statements

ELEVATIONLAB at Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

Designed for business owners, managers, accountants, bankers and consultants who need to know how to turn financial statements into useful management tools, this course will teach you to identify key business information that is captured on the income statement and balance sheet. Learn to calculate ratios and understand what it means in terms of business [...]

$149

The First Steps to Starting a Business

ELEVATIONLAB at Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

Are you ready to learn the basics of starting a new business? This three-hour class provides an overview of the critical first steps needed to start a business. Participants learn to assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, and the importance of planning, meeting legal and regulatory requirements and identifying sources of [...]

$49

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

ELEVATIONLAB at Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

This course is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management tool. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be [...]

$49

Pitching to Investors

ELEVATIONLAB at Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance.

$49

QuickBooks Advanced Online

Learning how to use QuickBooks to its full potential goes beyond learning the program's basic features. Even experienced QuickBooks users struggle when applying certain business situations to QuickBooks. In this course, we'll confirm the steps you need to follow to make sure you are getting accurate data to make the best business decisions. This course is designed for those who are already familiar with the basics of this program. Whether you're a small-business owner, or bookkeeper or accountant needing a QuickBooks refresher, this course will make you more confident in accounting for your business.

$149

Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

ELEVATIONLAB at Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

This three hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) hosts this seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services [...]

The First Steps to Starting a Business

ELEVATIONLAB at Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

Are you ready to learn the basics of starting a new business? This three-hour class provides an overview of the critical first steps needed to start a business. Participants learn to assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, and the importance of planning, meeting legal and regulatory requirements and identifying sources of [...]

$49

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

ELEVATIONLAB at Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

This course is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management tool. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be [...]

$49

ELEVATIONLAB NEW VENTURE

ELEVATIONLAB at Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

This session has five consecutive classes on Tuesdays.  Attendance at all five classes is highly encouraged whether in person or distance learning. Do you dream of owning your own business? Are you ready for a realistic perspective on whether or not people really want to buy what you want to sell? This program helps aspiring entrepreneurs [...]

$649

SBIR Bootcamp

ELEVATIONLAB at Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

Do you have an innovative, significant technology with commercial potential? Are you interested in or planning to apply for one of the lucrative SBIR or STTR research grants offered by the Federal Government? Then the SBIR Bootcamp may be right for you. Open to qualified participants within the Kansas City Metro area, the 2-day Bootcamp [...]

Free