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Starting a Small Business online course.

Helping your business take off

Start your adventure by taking the self-paced Starting a Business: The First Steps online course.

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Training for success

Our in-person training events will give you the tools and knowledge you need to succeed.

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Starting a business, although simple, is not easy. You are going to be investing your hard-earned money and time into a business that you expect to see results in. Many business owners know how to do something very well but lack the experience in running a business. What about you? Do you really know how to run a business, read financials, market to the right audience, or manage employees?

Whether you have a business idea already or just know you are destined to own your own business the Missouri SBDC is here to help you understand the steps it takes to start a business in Missouri. Our experienced business specialists and coaches are here to dig into your idea to help you determine where your customers are, how to reach those customers, and provide you resources to develop a business plan to get you started on the right track.

Are you still interested in getting help from the dynamic SBDC staff in your community? Then sign up for our online “Starting a Small Business: The First Steps” course on your time or register for an event near you.

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