MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- April 24 to 25, 2017
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2017
- April 29 to 30, 2017
2017 MU Dental CE Weekend
- May 15 to 18, 2017
2017 Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership
- May 17 to 18, 2017
Charting the LifeCourse Showcase
- May 17, 2017
Missouri Bridge Conference 2017
- May 19 to 20, 2017
39th Annual Common Childhood Problems Conference
- June 5 to 9, 2017
2017 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 6 to July 26, 2017
2017 Summer Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Workshops
- June 7 to 9, 2017
2017 IPG Symposium on Root Biology
- June 8 to 9, 2017
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 11 to 14, 2017
ICPR - International Conference on Pig Reproduction
- June 12 to 16, 2017
2017 University of Missouri Meta-Analysis Summer Institute
- June 14 to 16, 2017
Cambio de Colores 2017
- June 15 to 16, 2017
2017 MU Master Gardeners State Conference
- Aug. 5 to 9, 2017
56th Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America
- Aug. 17, 2017
Family Caregivers Conference
- Sept. 17 to 21, 2017
TRTR 2017 - Test, Research and Training Reactors
- Sept. 22, 2017
5th Annual James and Nancy Cassidy Rheumatology Symposium
Essential Social Media for Business
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
4747 Troost Ave., Kansas City MO map...
In this workshop, learn which social media sites offer the most return on investment for your time, tips for posting smarter and more efficiently, and “what not to dos” in the name of professionalism.
We’ll survey the most important social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, etc.) and what the business benefits are for each one. We’ll discuss the best ways to find the right fit between your organization’s needs, capabilities and willingness to participate.
Many of your customers, partners and potential employees are learning about your company from the personal sites of people who are current and former associates. We’ll discuss best practices for employee social networking and guidelines for on-line behavior. We’ll cover the importance of an updated Code of Conduct for your company that is connected with your over-all Social Media Policy. We’ll also discuss “traditional” department responsibilities for social media participation and give you tips on how to encourage your organization in the right direction.
Finally, you’ll learn what sites to monitor and engage in addition to just participating. We’ll discuss ways to engage and support the social media universe and help you deal with complaints and upset customers. We’ll also show you how to encourage on-line discussions about your company and help both the social networks and your own organization learn from those discussions.
This workshop is taught by Doug Allen of Allen's Consulting. Lunch will be provided.
Carmen DeHart, email@example.com
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428