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Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

The First Steps to Starting a Business

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This three-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify sources of funding. Enroll in both this class and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan and receive a $10 discount.

Registration:

If you are a dislocated worker you may qualify to attend this course at no charge. This includes those who have been downsized or have entered early retirement. Individuals who have been let go and are now in jobs for which they are overqualified are also eligible. Dislocated workers can attend this class at no charge if 1) a Missouri resident or 2) dislocated from a Missouri company. The normal $30.00 fee is covered by the Missouri Division of Workforce Development. In order to attend the FastTrac NewVenture course via dislocated worker scholarship, participants must attend The First Steps to Starting a Business and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan before they are eligible to enroll in FastTrac NewVenture.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428




The First Steps to Starting a Business & Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This is the combined discount registration for The First Steps to Starting a Business and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan (November 19).

Class size:

20

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 12 of 13)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Laclede County MU Extension Office
186-D N. Adams Ave, Lebanon MO map...

Registration:

Please call the Laclede Co Extension Office at 417-532-7126 to register.

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Melissa M. Bess, bessmm@missouri.edu
Camden County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/346-2644




Basic Parenting (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
United Way Office
Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Success by 6 meeting with the United Way

Session topic:

Committee meeting with Success by 6

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Gosche, GoscheM@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 243-3581




MOHOCOLA Teen Leader Projects (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Lamar MO

Description:

MOHOCOLA Teen Leaders provide service projects to the Lamar Community

Session topic:

MCB MOHOCOLA Presentation Lamar Rotary Club

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 682-3579




Chronic Disease Self-Management-Stockton (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cedar county Health Center Complex
807 Owen Mill Road
Stockton

Registration:

Register by Oct. 18

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 646-2419




Eating from the Garden (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 1:45 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
South Elementary School
Highway 25, Jackson MO map...

Description:

Teaching children in an outdoor garden classroom to experience hands-on gardening and learn about plant science

Session topic:

Picking the produce and putting the garden to bed

Registration:

call the MU Extension Center at 573-243-3581 to have your school participate

Class size:

100

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Gosche, GoscheM@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 243-3581




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This three-hour offering is for current and future business owners and entrepreneurs who have little or no knowledge of writing a business plan.

"The Basics of Writing a Business Plan" 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 included.

Participants will also get tips on writing style to make the business plan easier to understand and more professional in appearance. Participants will leave this session with a greater understanding of what their business plan should look like and how to get started writing one.

It will also provide guidelines for style and appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan.

Discussions are facilitated by business counselors who will help you examine your individual situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas. You'll learn from other participants and have a host of valuable resources available to you.

Registration:

If you are a dislocated worker you may qualify to attend this course at no charge. This includes those who have been downsized or have entered early retirement. Individuals who have been let go and are now in jobs for which they are overqualified are also eligible. Dislocated workers can attend this class at no charge if 1) a Missouri resident or 2) dislocated from a Missouri company. The normal $30.00 fee is covered by the Missouri Division of Workforce Development. In order to attend the FastTrac NewVenture course via dislocated worker scholarship, participants must attend The First Steps to Starting a Business and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan before they are eligible to enroll in FastTrac NewVenture.

Class size:

20

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428




Writing a Business Plan: The First Step to a Successful Business

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
SBTDC Offices (located directly across the street from the U.S. Post Office main entrance)
500 E. Walnut, Suite 103, Columbia MO map...

Description:

This workshop will provide you with step-by-step instructions for completing each section of your business plan, including the marketing plan, operations plan and financial plan. You will receive the guide on "How to Prepare a Business Plan", as well as access to our online Financial Projections Spreadsheet to produce a 3-year income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement for your business plan. You will also receive guidance on style and appearance to help you create a more appealing business plan.

Registration
deadline:

11/15/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Olivia Gill, GillOS@umsystem.edu
University of Missouri SBTDC
phone: 573/884-8087




Making Better Business Decisions Using Your Financial Statements

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall Room 104, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

This workshop is designed for business owners, managers and those who want to learn how to turn financial statements into useful management tools. They will learn how to capture information from the Income Statement and Balance Sheet, calculate several useful Ratios and learn to make business decisions from this information. more...

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Ken Surbrugg, surbrugg-k@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417/625-9557




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Shelbyville (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Shelby County University of Missouri Extension office

106 E 3RD ST, Shelbyville MO map...

Description:

Are you interested in improving your muscle strength? Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a program designed to set you on the path to increasing your muscle strength, balance and flexibility. You don't have to visit a gym or buy any expensive equipment.

Session topic:

Seventh session. We will continue strength exercises

Registration
deadline:

9/27/2013

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
Ralls County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 985-3911




MOHOCOLA Teen Leader Projects (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Wolf Center
Lamar MO

Description:

MOHOCOLA Teen Leaders provide service projects to the Lamar Community

Session topic:

MOHOCOLA State 4-H visit

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 682-3579




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kauffman Foundation
4801 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course designed to give technology and science-based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable innovation. Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business. Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.

Registration:

If you have questions regarding the FastTrac® TechVenture™ program, please contact Jill Meyer at 816-235-6072 or meyerjz@umkc.edu.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$795.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428




Clay County Extension Council meetings (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Clay County Annex
1901 NE 48th St., Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Clay County Extension Council

Session topic:

Clay County Extension Council monthly meeting

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nancy Elkins-Mense, MenseN@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Facebook for Business

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Pleasant Hill High School
1 Rooster Way, Pleasant Hill MO map...

Session topic:

This hand-on workshop will teach business owners and employees how to market, operate, optimize and monetize their efforts on the largest social media platform.

Registration:

Register online by calling 660-543-4402 or emailing sbtdc@ucmo.edu

Registration
deadline:

11/18/2013

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00
$39.00 for Pleasant Hill chamber members.

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@ucmo.edu
University of Central Missouri SBTDC
phone: 660/543-8777




FastTrac® NewVenture™ (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
UMKC SBTDC
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

In FastTrac® NewVenture TM, a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City and brought to you by the UMKC SBTDC, you will look at all aspects of your proposed company, exploring the feasibility of your business concept and learning how to develop a viable business plan. Participants will learn about start-up issues and learn to address the competition, legal matters, marketing and financial management aspects. FastTrac® participants don't just learn about business, they work on their own business endeavors throughout the course. This program is fast-paced and energizing, using guest speakers and lots of group breakout activities.

Registration:

For more information and to receive an application, please email fasttrac@umkc.edu or call 816-235-6063. All application and payment materials must be completed no later than noon on Friday, September 20. View our Registration and Cancellation Policies here: http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/registration-policy/.

Class size:

25

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$595.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428




Cass County 4-H Council meeting (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Cass County Extension Office
201 W. Wall St, Harrisonville MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Brittany Nieder, NiederB@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/380-8460




Kirksville Area Master Gardener Meeting

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Adair County Extension Center
503 E. Northtown Rd., Kirksville MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Kirksville Area Master Gardeners.

Session topic:

Monthly business meeting of the Kirksville Area Master Gardeners. Officer elections, by-law changes, and discussion about the holiday party are on the agenda for this meeting.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
Adair County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 665-9866




2014-15 Interstate Exchange Planning (Session 3 of 7)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Union City Hall
Union MO

Description:

Franklin County 4-H entered a partnership with Grafton County, New Hampshire for a tw0-year 4-H Interstate Exchange. Franklin County teens and adult advisors will travel to New Hampshire in the summer of 2014 to stay with Grafton County 4-H families, and in the summer of 2015, Grafton County teens and adults will come to Franklin County.

Session topic:

Third Planning Meeting

Registration:

Must register and pay $50 deposit by February 15, 2014.

Registration
deadline:

2/15/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141