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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Certified Global Business Professional Exam Training (3 day course)

When:  Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to Thursday, July 31, 2014, 5 p.m.

University of Missouri Campus
Columbia MO map...


This will be a three-day course covering the primary content areas of the CGBP exam. These areas include global business management, global marketing, resources/data sources, international supply chain management with a focus on export facilitation and trade finance. Specific topics included and skills participants will learn are assessing company readiness to export, international business plan development, foreign partner selection, channel management, incoterms, international export documentation, financing export growth, risk management (political, economic, finance), foreign market selection, foreign market entry mode, international logistics (moving freight globally), international trade compliance issues, and international payment methods.

Session topic:

This course is aligned with the national NASBITE CGBP trade professional exam and would support efforts of participants to sit for the national exam.


To Register: Contact Yvetta Hamilton 573-884-1555

Questions: Larry Dill






Jacqueline Rasmussen,
Business Development Program, MU Extension
phone: 573-884-5223

Lunchtime Leadership Series (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Madison County Extension Center
137 W Main St, Fredericktown MO map...


Want to develop your leadership potential? Dedicate your lunchtime to enhancing your leadership skills! Enjoy eight one-hour sessions over the course of four months. Expand your professional network while gaining useful leadership skills in a supportive and engaging atmosphere! Lunch will be included.

Time frame: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Dates and topics:

July 16-What's Your Work Style?
July 30- What's Your Leadership Style?
August 13- Understanding Diversity
August 20- Embracing Diversity
September 10- Dealing with Difficult Clients
September 17- Conflict Resolution
October 8- Generational Differences
October 15- Setting Leadership Goals

Session topic:

What is your leadership style? Self-evaluation of your personality, work ethics, and communication style will reveal your work style. With your baseline results you can determine your strengths and weaknesses to help set self-improvement goals.


To register please complete the online registration form by clicking on "more" in the sentence below. Someone from the Madison County Extension office will contact you regarding your payment.

To register for the Lunchtime Leadership Series and receive the discount registration is due by 07/14/2014.
You can register for individual Lunchtime Leadership series classes throughout the series if you wish to.
Registration for individual classes are at least two days in advance.

Class size:


Event full:



$30.00 per session or $210 for all 8 sessions


DeNae Gitonga,
MU Extension in Madison County
phone: 573-783-3303