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    Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019

    Strategyzer (Session 1 of 2)

    When:  Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    TBD, Columbia MO map...


    Over five million business people use Strategyzer’s proven methods to strategize, innovate, and grow in organizations around the world. You too can learn how in just two days.

    The Strategyzer workshop, previously offered only in Boston, Europe and Australia by world-renowned author Alex Osterwalder, is coming to Columbia, Missouri. Leading this exclusive workshop will be David Bland, a co-author on several of Osterwalder’s books.

    In a highly interactive and engaging format, participants acquire the tools and processes needed for world-class strategy and innovation through case studies such as Bayer, Bosch, Mastercard, and Amazon.

    Attendees learn to manage innovation, detect and prevent disruption, measure progress, business model mechanics, ideation of new business ideas with design thinking, develop value propositions, and more.

    Who should attend:
    • Senior executives, strategists, innovation managers,
    entrepreneurs, consultants, business coaches
    • Individuals or business teams looking for hands-on tools to
    apply to their business models
    • Multi-disciplinary teams from businesses with goals of growth,
    expansion, product development, innovative processes

    *Scholarships available to businesses that qualify. For more information email

    Strategyzer training is hosted by the Missouri SBDC and supported by the University of Missouri Extension Business Development Program.

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    Social Media Road Map for Business

    When:  Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Missouri SBDC
    4747 Troost Avenue, Kansas City MO map...


    This fast-paced, three-hour training course will help you develop an actionable social media plan that protects your business and shows you how to track your return on investment.

    Course includes:

    • Three-month social media strategy

    • Weekly social media marketing routine

    • Social media etiquette and guidelines for businesses

    • How to audit your company’s social networks

    • What, when and how often to post on the top social networks for business

    • How to stay in front of customers on Facebook without boosting posts

    • How to use social media to capitalize on trade shows and sponsored events

    • What to do when someone makes ugly comments or gives you a bad review

    • Which analytics matter: how to track the real return on investment

    • Minimum time / financial investment required to manage social media

    Class cost is $199 with scholarships available to dislocated workers or residents/business owners in KCMO. 

    To enroll for class, please go to center website at and pay/enroll through calendar. If a scholarship applies to you, fill out scholarship application prior to payment.




    Yvonne Kretsinger,
    Missouri SBDC at University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
    phone: 816-235-6063