MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- March 12 to 15, 2015
Maize Genetics Conference 2015
- March 23 to 27, 2015
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 2 Spring 2015
- April 6 to 7, 2015
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2015
- April 9, 2015
1st Annual Missouri Bridge Conference
- April 20 to 22, 2015
2015 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation and Adapted Physical Activity
- April 21 to 22, 2015
Changing the Future of Childhood Obesity: Aligning and Amplifying Statewide Efforts
- May 12 to 14, 2015
66th Annual Traffic and Safety Conference
- May 27 to 29, 2015
2015 IPG Symposium
- June 1 to 5, 2015
2015 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 3 to 7, 2015
FRTI Summer Fire School 2015
- June 4 to 5, 2015
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
This event has been canceled.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
SBTDC Offices (located directly across the street from the U.S. Post Office main entrance)
500 E. Walnut, Suite 103, Columbia MO map...
This 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 learn about the importance of planning, discuss basic legal and regulatory requirements such as legal structures, licensing, and tax form requirements. You’ll also be introduced to marketing and financial basics which will enable you to determine your market and competitive strategy. An aspiring entrepreneur needs to walk through this process and do the work up front before investing hard-earned money and avoid costly mistakes.
You’ll leave this class with tools for personal assessment, startup cost estimation, financial statements and sales projections. You’ll gain the basic knowledge to start a small business and be better able to make informed decisions.