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 through virtual learning and zoom.  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 look [...]

$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

Winning Federal Research Grants: SBIR/STTR Workshop

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

An introductory look at how to win Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Research grants. Learn how to find, apply, and create a strategies to gain funding for a growing technology business. The highly competitive SBIR program encourages domestic small businesses to engage in federal research and research development (R&D) that has the [...]

$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

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

Social Media Road Map for Business

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

This class is for companies who are new to social media or are winging it and need a plan of action! Topics covered: Social media clarity! What really matters for business? Minimum investment required to manage social media How to create a weekly social media management plan What, when, how often your company should be [...]

$199

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