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Thursday, July 31, 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

Organic Gardening Academy (Session 7 of 11)

When:  Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...


The Greene County MU Extension office is pleased to host the 2014 Organic Gardening Academy. This series of classes related to organic gardening will present proven, science based techniques on a wide range of topics. Each class will include a presentation of the subject, followed by a hands-on demonstration of the techniques learned during the class. The speakers have a passion for organic gardening, and subject matter expertise.

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Organic Weed Management


The introductory class on April 17 is free. The registration fee for each following class is $20. A discounted rate of $180 is available for all 10 classes purchased as a package, if purchased by May 1, 2014. To register or for more information, contact Lorri Winters at the MU Extension - Greene County office; 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, MO; call 417-881-8909, or email

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A discounted rate of $180 is available for all 10 classes purchased as a package, if purchased by May 1, 2014.


Patrick Byers,
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044