The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

Zoom

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

Small Business Certifications for Federal, State & Local Government Contracts

This virtual seminar is an overview of the current small business socio-economic certifications in federal, local state and city government. The federal government spends over $500 billion in goods and services each year, and 23% of this spend is set aside for small businesses. With state and local activity, there are established goals to spend [...]

Pitching to Investors

Zoom

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

Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

This introductory seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. We cover how to get started in government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. After attending this orientation seminar, a business is eligible to sign up for MO PTAC services including:•Marketing to the Government•Identifying [...]

Winning Federal Research Grants: SBIR/STTR Workshop

Zoom

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

Social Media Road Map for Business

Zoom

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 mediaHow to create a weekly social media management planWhat, when, how often your company should be postingWhat to do [...]

$199

Grow Your Business Globally

Join us for this no cost event where you will: Meet local representatives from state and federal agencies who will help you with the exporting journeyDiscover resources to help you develop an export planLearn how to identify and validate international marketsIdentify services to find qualified buyers, agents and distributorsConnect with resources and services to help [...]

The First Steps to Starting a Business

Zoom

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

Zoom

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

Reading and Understanding Financial Statements

Zoom

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