Training and Events Calendar2018-02-01T13:44:49+00:00

Training and Events Calendar

Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
ELEVATIONLAB™ NEW VENTURE @ SBTDC at UMKC | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
The dates for classes in this session are July 23, 30, August 6, 13 and 20.  Attendance at all five classes is required. 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[...]
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The First Steps to Starting a Business @ UMKC SBTDC | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
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[...]
Winning Federal Research Grants: SBIR/STTR Workshop @ SBTDC at UMKC
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[...]
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Basics of Writing a Business Plan @ UMKC SBTDC | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
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[...]
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Social Media Road Map for Business @ UMKC SBTDC | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
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[...]
Reading and Understanding Financial Statements - It's All About the Benjamins! @ SBTDC at UMKC | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
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[...]
Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Financial Projections: Makin' It Rain?! @ SBTDC at UMKC
Financial Projections: Makin’ It Rain?! Determine your cash “runway” by learning to estimate future cash flow using historical financial performance, if any, plus customer discovery research on likely volume, pricing, expenses, and more.  Participants will learn to use that information to make educated predictions of future sources and uses of cash and analyze those predictions[...]
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The First Steps to Starting a Business @ UMKC SBTDC | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
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[...]
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Basics of Writing a Business Plan @ UMKC SBTDC | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
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[...]
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Pitching to Investors @ SBTDC at UMKC
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.[...]