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Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

The First Steps to Starting a Business

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This three-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify sources of funding. Enroll in both this class and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan and receive a $10 discount.

Registration:

If you are a dislocated worker you may qualify to attend this course at no charge. This includes those who have been downsized or have entered early retirement. Individuals who have been let go and are now in jobs for which they are overqualified are also eligible. Dislocated workers can attend this class at no charge if 1) a Missouri resident or 2) dislocated from a Missouri company. The normal $30.00 fee is covered by the Missouri Division of Workforce Development. In order to attend the FastTrac NewVenture course via dislocated worker scholarship, participants must attend The First Steps to Starting a Business and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan before they are eligible to enroll in FastTrac NewVenture.

Class size:

20

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428




The First Steps to Starting a Business & Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This is the combined discount registration for The First Steps to Starting a Business and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan (January 7).

Class size:

20

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428




Successful Aging - Butler Co. FCE council mtg and FCL leadership training

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, noon to Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, 2 p.m.

Where:  
University of MO Extension Center
Poplar Bluff MO

Description:

quarterly meeting of the Butler County FCE council and FCL leadership training

Session topic:

Quarterly meeting of the Butler County FCE council and FCL leadership training

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Phyllis Flanigan, FlaniganP@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave., Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This three-hour offering is for current and future business owners and entrepreneurs who have little or no knowledge of writing a business plan.

"The Basics of Writing a Business Plan" is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management tool. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be included.

Participants will also get tips on writing style to make the business plan easier to understand and more professional in appearance. Participants will leave this session with a greater understanding of what their business plan should look like and how to get started writing one.

It will also provide guidelines for style and appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan.

Discussions are facilitated by business counselors who will help you examine your individual situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas. You'll learn from other participants and have a host of valuable resources available to you.

Registration:

If you are a dislocated worker you may qualify to attend this course at no charge. This includes those who have been downsized or have entered early retirement. Individuals who have been let go and are now in jobs for which they are overqualified are also eligible. Dislocated workers can attend this class at no charge if 1) a Missouri resident or 2) dislocated from a Missouri company. The normal $30.00 fee is covered by the Missouri Division of Workforce Development. In order to attend the FastTrac NewVenture course via dislocated worker scholarship, participants must attend The First Steps to Starting a Business and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan before they are eligible to enroll in FastTrac NewVenture.

Class size:

20

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428




Crafts-n-Critters 4-H Club (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Youth Building on the Henry County Fairgrounds

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Focus on Kids - Phelps

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Office
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Session topic:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Phelps County Extension Office at (573)458-6260.

Registration
deadline:

1/6/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Lafayette County (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Lafayette County Extension Center
14 East 19th Street, Higginsville MO map...

Description:

State-mandated program for area divorcing and never-married parents who have a court case. Co-parenting class to help parents learn to be civil and business-like for the sake of their children.

Session topic:

Co-parenting class for divorcing and never married parents.

Registration:

Call Lafayette county Extension Center at 660-584-3658 to register. Must pre-register one week in advance.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Wallace, WallaceL@missouri.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 885-5556




Planning Your Spending +, Hillcrest, 2013-2014 (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Hillcrest Transitional Housing
St. Joseph MO

Session topic:

Planning Your Spending

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
Andrew County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 324-3147




Building Strong Families (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Hillcrest community room--Platte City site
202 N. Second Street, Platte City MO map...

Description:

The Building Strong Families program is taught year-round in partnership with Hillcrest Ministries, a faith-based social service agency and transitional housing program serving homeless families in the greater Kansas City area. When accepted into the Hillcrest program, adults agree to participate in an intensive 90-day program that emphasizes life-skills and financial solvency. Several modules from the Building Strong Families curriculum are utilized in the life-skills education component.

Session topic:

The January workshop topic for Hillcrest residents is "Family Strengths".

Registration:

Registration for the Building Strong Families classes are handled directly by Hillcrest case managers. For general information, contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diana Milne, MilneD@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Rent Smart-Independence Hillcrest Ministries (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Independence MO

Description:

Rent Smart

Session topic:

Rent Smart - Indoor Air quality issues, energy management

Registration
deadline:

12/17/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Marsha Alexander, AlexanderM@missouri.edu
Jackson County MU Extension Center at Kansas City
phone: (816) 482-5850




4-H Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Bread Company
Poplar Bluff MO

Session topic:

4-H Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




2014 NW Regional Dog Clinic - Applying Science, Engineering and Technology - Complex (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Registration:

$15 per participant

Registration
deadline:

12/31/2013

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Dale Hunsburger, hunsburgerd@missouri.edu
Clinton County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/539-3765




Barton County 4-H Council Mtg (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Wolf Center
801 east 12th , Lamar MO map...

Description:

Barton County 4-H Council Mtg held for organizational planning. Club Leaders, volunteers are ask to attend club meetings to recieve updates on county , regional, state and nationsl programs.

Session topic:

Barton County 4-H Council Mtg

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 682-3579




Atchison County Extension Council (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Atchison County Extension Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
Atchison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 744-6231