Training and Events Calendar

Mar 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ELEVATIONLAB™ GROWTH VENTURE @ UMKC SBTDC
This session will have class on March 29, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7, 14 and 21 (note that April 19 and May 31 will be off weeks). Attendance at all 11 sessions is highly suggested. With a 360° perspective, businesses can avoid blind spots and make smarter decisions.  This[...]
May 1 @ 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.
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Social Media Road Map for Business @ ELEVATIONLAB at 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! @ ELEVATIONLAB at SBTDC | 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[...]
Jun 11 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Financial Projections: Makin' It Rain?! @ ELEVATIONLAB at SBTDC
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[...]
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Pitching to Investors @ ELEVATIONLAB at SBTDC
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.
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Social Media Road Map for Business @ ELEVATIONLAB at 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! @ ELEVATIONLAB at SBTDC | 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?! @ ELEVATIONLAB at SBTDC
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[...]
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Pitching to Investors @ ELEVATIONLAB at SBTDC
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.