Department of Defense U.S. Special Operations Command and SOFWERX: Technology-based Small Business Grant Opportunities (SBIR/STTR)

Registration has closed. If you would like to speak to a counselor about SBIR opportunities, email sbdc@umkc.edu. Who should attend? Missouri and Kansas technology entrepreneurs from small businesses (500 employees or less)University professors and graduate students with commercializable technology USSOCOM and SOFWERX Presentation on SBIR and STTR Grant Opportunities Tuesday, April 26th, 9:00am-12:00pmMissouri Small Business [...]

SBIR Bootcamp

Zoom

Bootcamp is a two day event - April 28 from 9am - 4pm AND April 29 from 9am - 2pm. Attendance on both days is required for participation. 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 [...]

Free

Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

Zoom

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 [...]

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

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

The First Steps to Starting a Business

4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

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

4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

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

Foresight before Hindsight: Best practices to reduce cyber risk to your business

4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

It’s no secret the number of incidents of cybercrime infiltrating local businesses is at an all-time high.  The impact of such a breach goes far beyond the actual costs associated; it can literally force a business to close!  As companies face the challenges of securing a dynamic workforce, controlling your business’ assets are critical.  Minimize [...]

$49

KCMO Small Business Certifications Class – 101

Missouri PTAC 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City, Missouri

This in-person class presents an overview of the small business certifications offered by the city of Kansas City Missouri Civil Rights & Equal Opportunity (CREO) Department. The course includes the MBE, WBE, SLBE, DBE, ACDBE & SBE Certifications. Certification benefits, eligibility rules, documents required, and the application process will be covered. Live website navigation will [...]

Foresight before Hindsight: Best practices to reduce cyber risk to your business

4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

It’s no secret the number of incidents of cybercrime infiltrating local businesses is at an all-time high.  The impact of such a breach goes far beyond the actual costs associated; it can literally force a business to close!  As companies face the challenges of securing a dynamic workforce, controlling your business’ assets are critical.  Minimize [...]

$49