Early-Stage Business Boot Camp - Taney County

January 18, 2024 - March 7, 2024In-personBransonMO

Are you an aspiring or early-stage small business owner? The Early-Stage Business Boot Camp helps entrepreneurs look at all aspects of their business, explore the feasibility of a new business venture, and learn how to develop a viable business model.

Essentials of Effective Supervision (12-week program)

February 13, 2024 - May 7, 2024In-personSpringfieldMO

The 12-week Essentials of Effective Supervision course provides a strong knowledge base for first-line supervisors, managers and team leaders. This series is designed to provide new supervisors, and those aspiring to become supervisors, with a unique blend of knowledge, skills and strategies in…

AI Mythbusting Panel Discussion

February 27, 2024In-personJoplinMO

Are you ready to take your small business to new international heights? In New Year, New Market: Online to Overseas, Part Two, of our comprehensive training series, delve into International Digital Strategies for Small Businesses with Fernando Bentz, Trade Specialist with the US Department of…

Creating Your Brand Experience

February 27, 2024In-personCape GirardeauMO

We'll explore how to create and implement a brand your customers will actually talk about.

This is an in-person training scheduled in a "lunch and learn" style.

Training Topics:…

Reading and Understanding Financial Statements

February 27, 2024Virtual

Designed for business owners, managers, accountants, bankers and consultants who need to know how to turn financial statements into useful management tools, this course will teach you to identify key business information that is captured on the income statement and balance sheet.

Advanced QuickBooks Online (In-Person Training)

February 27, 2024In-personSedaliaMO

QuickBooks Online is one of the most popular accounting software programs for small business owners.

Are you considering using QuickBooks Online (QBO) for your business? Or, maybe you already use it but know that you're not using it to its…

Starting a Business: The First Steps

February 28, 2024In-personMontgomery CityMO

Provides an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. The program is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify…

Pitching to Investors

February 29, 2024In-personKansas CityMO

Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Get the details in real-life examples and easy to follow steps!

Presented by an expert in the field of small business investing and an…

Bartending 102 (In-Person Training)

March 4, 2024In-personSedaliaMO

*You must be at least 21 years old or over to attend!

Join us for Bartending 102 where you'll master advanced mixing techniques, improve garnish presentation, expand knowledge of spirits and cocktails, while honing customer service and…

Start & Manage a Small Business--The First Steps

March 5, 2024Virtual

This workshop with the St. Louis SBDC will guide you through the steps to start your own business and provide resource materials. We'll focus on the legalities associated with doing business in Missouri, the challenges of business ownership, evaluating a business idea, and the need to plan.

Government Contracting 101

March 6, 2024Virtual

In this introductory 1.5 hour class to government contracting, we cover how to navigate, research and connect to the government marketplace. Attendees will leave with useful tools and next steps to compete for government contracts on the federal, state or local level.…

Introduction to Quickbooks Online (In-Person Training)

March 6, 2024In-personBeltonMO

QuickBooks Online is one of the most popular cloud-based accounting programs for small business owners.

Are you considering using QuickBooks Online (QBO) for your business? Or, maybe you already use it but know that you're not using it to…

Got R&D Money? Top Tips for Funding R&D with Grants

March 7, 2024Virtual

This 90-minute live offering via Zoom is designed to introduce technology start-ups and existing businesses on how they might fund R&D through Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants. This is an introduction to the topic that has been developed for companies that are new to seeking…

Bartending 101 LOZ (In-Person Training)

March 11, 2024In-personLake OzarkMO

*You must be at least 21 years old or over to attend!

Have you ever wanted to become a bartender but don’t know where to start, or maybe you currently work at a bar but you feel stuck crafting the cocktails your customers request? Well,…

Small Business Certifications for Federal, State & Local Government Contracts

March 13, 2024Virtual

This virtual seminar is an overview of the current small business socio-economic certifications in federal, local state and city government.  The federal government spends over $500 billion in goods and services each year, and 23% of this spend is set aside for small…

Formula 8: Customer-Centric Problem Solving

March 13, 2024In-personKansas CityMO

This session includes classes on 9 consecutive Wednesdays. Attendance at all 9 sessions is HIGHLY encouraged.

The Formula 8 combines classroom and online coursework to teach 8 essentials of an entrepreneurial mindset using the business…

Advanced QuickBooks Online (In-Person Training)

March 13, 2024In-personBeltonMO

QuickBooks Online is one of the most popular accounting software programs for small business owners.

Are you considering using QuickBooks Online (QBO) for your business? Or, maybe you…

Painting the Tech Business Model Canvas Workshop Series

March 14, 2024 - April 11, 2024Virtual

This 6 week online offering via Zoom will introduce technology start-ups to the steps necessary for developing a business model canvas for their early concept. This includes a framework that focuses on discovering the customer problems in the space where their potential solution may live. In…

New Venture Nuggets

March 19, 2024Virtual

Who: Entrepreneurs ready to start or ready to learn what you might have missed

How: These virtual sessions are available through Zoom. There is no fee, but pre-registration is required. You can attend any single sessions. 

Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

March 20, 2024Virtual

In celebration of National SBDC Day we are hosting a Starting a Small Business: The First Steps Workshop.

This workshop teaches participants essential concepts to consider before starting a small business. Participants will learn about the…

Tax Smart Insights: Maximize Your Business Setup for Optimal Tax Benefits

March 21, 2024In-personKansas CityMO

How your company is set up matters! LLC, LLC filing as S Corp, C Corp? Which entity type is right for your business and what are the tax implications of each? 

Cost: No fee

Register at…

Introduction to Grant Writing

March 22, 2024In-personSpringfieldMO

As a seasoned grant writer or newcomer, you will practice the essentials of writing grant proposals in this interactive and creative workshop.

You will learn everything from how to write, research and locate funding sources to where to find…

High Performance Supervision

March 27, 2024In-personSpringfieldMO

To achieve as a supervisor, you need to have a fundamental understanding of the core competencies in supervising employees. To be successful in keeping worker performance high, a supervisor must understand and know how to motivate people, solve problems, delegate and manage work load priorities…

Missouri Southern State University Presents Pitch Palooza: Collegiate

March 28, 2024In-personJoplinMO

Join us for an exciting business pitch contest that showcases innovation and entrepreneurial spirit! "Pitch Palooza" at Missouri Southern State University invites participants from various levels, including High school, Collegiate, Pre-Venture, and Scalability categories.

Missouri Southern State University Presents Pitch Palooza: High School

March 28, 2024In-personJoplinMO

Join us for an exciting business pitch contest that showcases innovation and entrepreneurial spirit! "Pitch Palooza" at Missouri Southern State University invites participants from various levels, including High school, Collegiate, Pre-Venture, and Scalability categories.

Missouri Southern State University Presents Pitch Palooza: Scalability

March 28, 2024In-personJoplinMO

Join us for an exciting business pitch contest that showcases innovation and entrepreneurial spirit! "Pitch Palooza" at Missouri Southern State University invites participants from various levels, including High school, Collegiate, Pre-Venture, and Scalability categories.

Missouri Southern State University Presents Pitch Palooza: Pre-Venture

March 28, 2024In-personJoplinMO

Join us for an exciting business pitch contest that showcases innovation and entrepreneurial spirit! "Pitch Palooza" at Missouri Southern State University invites participants from various levels, including High school, Collegiate, Pre-Venture, and Scalability categories.

Early-Stage Business Boot Camp

April 2, 2024In-personJoplinMO

Are you an aspiring or early-stage small business owner? The Early-Stage Business Boot Camp helps entrepreneurs look at all aspects of their business, explore the feasibility of a new business venture, and learn how to develop a viable business model.

Government Contracting 101

April 3, 2024Virtual

In this introductory 1.5 hour class to government contracting, we cover how to navigate, research and connect to the government marketplace. Attendees will leave with useful tools and next steps to compete for government contracts on the federal, state or local level.…

Introduction to Quickbooks Online LOZ (In-Person Training)

April 3, 2024In-personOsage BeachMO

QuickBooks Online is one of the most popular cloud-based accounting programs for small business owners.

Are you considering using QuickBooks Online (QBO) for your business? Or, maybe you already use it but know that you're not using it to…

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