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Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ (Session 4 of 10)

When:  Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ is targeted to existing businesses who want to develop a plan for growing their companies. Hindsight is 20/20, so use that to create a framework and a plan to improve your business performance. In this course, you are an active participant working on your own business strategy. Facilitators are knowledgeable entrepreneur practitioners who are attuned to the issues that influence the decisions you make about your company, making the program meaningful by applying this knowledge to your business. On-going coaching enables you to access one-on-one input to continue to move your business forward even after the program has ended.

Week 1: Sizing Up Your Business
Focus: Assessing your organization

Week 2: Exploring Growth Opportunities
Focus: Scanning the marketplace

Week 3: Making Strategic Decisions
Focus: Developing direction

Week 4: Using Financial Tools
Focus: Building a case for growth

Week 5: Strengthening the Product/Service
Focus: Operational planning

Week 6: Growing the Market with Intl. Trade
Focus: Exporting & Trade Basics 101

Week 7: Leading the Organization
Focus: Succession Planning 101

Week 8: Managing Operations for Growth
Focus: Management Flow Chart

Week 9: Charting Financial Performance
Focus: Trend analysis for growth

Week 10: Making It Happen

Registration:

Apply at this link:

http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/apply/

 more...

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




Canceled: Jackson County-Stay Strong Stay Healthy-class cancelled-no enrollment (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
613 S Main Street, Independence MO map...



SSSH level 2-Hughes Center (Session 14 of 16)

When:  Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where:  
Lebanon senior center
460 W 5th Street, Lebanon MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults; access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program.;Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, contact the Laclede County Extension Office at 417-532-7126

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Albany Aug-Oct, 2017 (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
205 N Smith Street, Albany MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The class will meet twice a week.

We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

Registration:

Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434 or HackertJ@missouri.edu to register. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. If you need special accommodations because of a disability, or if you need materials in an alternative format, please inform me when registering.

Registration
deadline:

8/15/2017

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 - Sedalia (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Sedalia MO

Description:

Missouri's Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults; access to a safe structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a short warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretching and deep breathing.

Registration:

To register, contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Japanese Fall Festival (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, 11 a.m. to Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Japanese Stroll Garden inside Springfield Botanical Garden
2400 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

For the annual Japanese Fall Festival we are excited to have a wonderful line-up of performers, including a group from our sister city of Isesaki and other local performers and artisans. We will have tea ceremonies and the tea café, Japanese food and concessions available from Hy-Vee, a great souvenir tent, children’s activity area, a hands-on craft and art tent, and much more! more...

Session topic:

Enjoy family fun in a beautiful setting, learn about another culture and enjoy one of the hidden jewels of our city.

Registration:

None required, open to the public, pay at the door.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kelly McGowan, mcgowank@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Southwest Research Center Agriculture Education Day-- Food Preservation

When:  Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
14548 State Rd H, Mount Vernon MO map...

Description:

Students from across the region will learn safe, research-based practices and techniques for preserving food through dehydration.

Registration:

No registration required

Class size:

200

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
FREE

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Making Money Count - Budgeting and Saving

When:  Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Missouri Job Center - Fulton
512 Market Street, Fulton MO map...

Description:

Some families and individuals are struggling to make ends financially meet or maintain their current economic status. Making Money Count aims to at provide basic money management information in order to help household budgets stretch as far as possible. This program is suitable for people of all income levels. Each topic will help consumers handle their money more effectively, protect themselves as consumers, and increase their financial knowledge. Topics include: Bank Services: Intro to Bank Services; Borrowing Basics; How to keep track of your money; Pay yourself first; Spending Goals; Consumer Beware; Credit: and How your credit history affects your future.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573-458-6260