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November 2018

Negotiate for Success – NEW!

November 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
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The need for effective negotiation skills is as great as it’s ever been, primarily due to technology. Studies show that the internet has brought about more change in the sales process, business negotiations and customer retention in the last 10 years than the previous 1,000. Today’s prospects, business partners and customers are more educated, more prepared, and have more options than ever before. This being true means that we, as business professionals, have to be equally informed and prepared, respect…

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Situational Leadership: Ending Micro-Management

November 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
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Micro-managing is one of the most frustrating leadership practices, but most managers don’t think they micro-manage…. People, the math doesn’t add up! The explanation: many of us are “micro-managing” without realizing it. In other words, leadership actions are  interpreted by subordinates as micro-management, though leaders may not see themselves as micro-managers. Situational Leadership is a unique leadership concept that helps leaders identify and adjust the areas in which they might be unintentionally micro-managing. To be effective, leaders need to adapt…

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Essentials of Effective Supervision (12 week program)

November 27 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 4, 2018

efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806

This 12-week series provides a unique blend of knowledge, skill, and strategy that is perfect for new supervisors or those looking to move into a supervisory role. Participants will learn how to effectively and efficiently supervise others with skills that can be put into practice immediately.

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Online Marketing Trends & Tactics

November 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
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It's been said that the internet levels the playing field for large and small businesses. You don't have to spend tons of money on a website to gain online customers, but you do need a plan. If you want to know how successful web marketers design websites and communicate with their customers, this "best practices" presentation is for you. This seminar will introduce the powerful tips, tools, and techniques for planning and executing an effective online presence. You will learn…

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December 2018

Investigative Procedures for Workplace Problems

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806

Workplaces in the United States continue to become more litigious. Because of this, the ability of businesses to resolve problems internally is more important now than ever before. 

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Essentials of Effective Supervision (12 week program)

December 4 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 4, 2018

efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806

This 12-week series provides a unique blend of knowledge, skill, and strategy that is perfect for new supervisors or those looking to move into a supervisory role. Participants will learn how to effectively and efficiently supervise others with skills that can be put into practice immediately.

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Building Your Business Plan

December 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
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Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, planning is critical. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans. Topics Include:  Business success factors  Business Model Canvas for an informal plan  Five minutes, three crucial sections  Sources for evaluating the industry, market and competition  Target market identification  How to develop basic…

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January 2019

Personal Credit Matters

January 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
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Think your personal credit does not or will not impact your business? You may want to think again. Join the efactory and Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) for a lunch and learn focused on personal credit and successful business ownership presented by Great Southern Bank.

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Building Your Business Plan

January 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
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Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, planning is critical. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans. Topics Include:  Business success factors  Business Model Canvas for an informal plan  Five minutes, three crucial sections  Sources for evaluating the industry, market and competition  Target market identification  How to develop basic…

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February 2019

QuickBooks Online

February 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
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Are you thinking about using QuickBooks Online? Maybe you've signed up for the service but want to be able to navigate it more quickly? Our QuickBooks Online hands-on training shows you how to utilize the software to document and track the accounting activity of your business. Even those with no accounting experience can effectively manage their business and finance using this powerful online tool. Topics Include: Understanding QuickBooks Online features Importing data and lists Setting up your company Managing your…

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