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Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Understanding Your Financial Statements (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Missouri State University's Glass Hall (west entrance)
901 S National Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Business owners, managers, accountants, bankers, and consultants need to know how to turn financial statements into useful management tools. After attending this financial management series, you will be able to make better business decisions based on good financial information.

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Session topic:

Business owners, managers, accountants, bankers, and consultants need to know how to turn financial statements into useful management tools. After attending this financial series, you will be able to make better business decisions based on good

Registration:

Visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call 417-837-2617. more...

Cost:

$109.00
$109.00 per person, or $297.00 for three Financial Management seminars

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
CoxHealth Surgery Center, Springfield
Springfield MO

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. The CDSMP is provided in two and a half hour sessions, once a week for six weeks, in community settings (e.g. senior centers, churches, libraries). People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Session four: Making an action plan; problem solving; better breathing; healthy eating; communication skills

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Garlic Production Workshop

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Join University of Missouri Extension horticulturists for a garlic production workshop. All aspects of commercial garlic production will be discussed - origins of garlic, selecting garlic cultivars, planting and production, harvest, postharvest handling, and marketing. Garlic pest management and garlic value-added will round out the discussion. The results of the garlic demonstration planting will be presented, and several garlic cultivars will be available for tasting. Seed garlic will be available for purchase for trial plantings.

Session topic:

Garlic Production Workshop

Registration:

Register for the garlic workshop by contacting Kelly McGowan, MU Extension - Greene County, 2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield, MO, 65807; 417-881-8909; or email McGowanK@missouri.edu. Registration at the door is also available

Cost:

$6.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Building the Ultimate Business Plan

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. Learn how to utilize the “Ultimate Business Planner” software and companion workbook to aid you in the process of developing a solid business plan. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. With the help of this course instruction and software, simplify the process of putting together your formal business plan with expert advice, tips and hints based on proven business practices.
• Defining the concept
• Understand how to research the feasibility
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition
• Focus on assembling a marketing plan/niche
• How to develop basic financial projections from marketing analysis
• Necessary components of the formal plan
• Learn successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
 more...

Session topic:

Using examples and worksheets, we will show you how to translate your ideas into a written plan. The seminars are on two consecutive nights lasting a total of 6 hours.

Registration:

Visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call 417-837-2617 more...

Cost:

$139.00
$139.00 and $99.00 for a second person from the same business

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 44 of 44)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center
405 N. Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. Learn how to utilize the “Ultimate Business Planner” software and companion workbook to aid you in the process of developing a solid business plan. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. With the help of this course instruction and software, simplify the process of putting together your formal business plan with expert advice, tips and hints based on proven business practices.
• Defining the concept
• Understand how to research the feasibility
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition
• Focus on assembling a marketing plan/niche
• How to develop basic financial projections from marketing analysis
• Necessary components of the formal plan
• Learn successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
 more...

Session topic:

Using examples and worksheets, we will show you how to translate your ideas into a written plan. The seminars are on two consecutive nights lasting a total of 6 hours.

Registration:

Visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call 417-837-2617 more...

Cost:

$139.00
$139.00 and $99.00 for a second person from the same business

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685