Business development

University of Missouri Extension business specialists provide assistance to business owners, existing and prospective, on topics associated with successfully starting and managing a small business. Assistance is provided for business licensing, planning, marketing, management, financing, etc. Business specialists provide one-on-one consultations, workshops, seminars and referral to online or printed materials.

Local resources

MO Small Business & Technology Development Centers

Small Business & Technology Development Center at
Missouri Southern State University

Plaster Hall, Room 107
3950 Newman Road
Joplin, MO  64801

Missouri Small Business Start-Up Kit CD — offers resources and publications to get you started

Business resources for Missouri

State government sites

Other business-related links

General business assistance