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November 2018

Successful Project Management (Two-part series)

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until November 9, 2018

efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
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Managers are constantly called upon to manage projects or to be part of a project team. The effective management of projects - completions within a deadline and a budget, subject to performance criteria - is the cornerstone for business success. All projects are undertaken to achieve specific results. Day 1 What is a project? What is a successful project? Why do projects fail? The Project Lifecycle Initiation Planning Execution Closeout The Triple Constraints to Projects - Scope, Time, Cost Processes…

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Successful Project Management (Two-part series)

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until November 9, 2018

efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
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Managers are constantly called upon to manage projects or to be part of a project team. The effective management of projects - completions within a deadline and a budget, subject to performance criteria - is the cornerstone for business success. All projects are undertaken to achieve specific results. Day 1 What is a project? What is a successful project? Why do projects fail? The Project Lifecycle Initiation Planning Execution Closeout The Triple Constraints to Projects - Scope, Time, Cost Processes…

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Achieving Results Without Authority

November 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806

As more companies reorganize along horizontal rather than vertical lines, it becomes more important than ever for those in non-authoritative positions to be able to encourage action from others to achieve business objectives and manage projects. 

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Essentials of Effective Supervision (12 week program)

November 13 @ 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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Building Your Business Plan

November 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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Coaching & Mentoring to Accelerate Potential

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
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Do you know the secrets to increasing your people's commitment to their jobs?  The gap between acceptable and superior performance can cost your organization between 30-40 percent. Coaching closes the gap. In this seven-hour program, you will learn the skills professional coaches use to convert average performance to maximum performance. You will learn the simple steps to increase productivity from the team or from the individual. You also will learn how to deal with the universal problem of confronting problem employees.…

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November Speaker Series: Harnessing the Internet with Zack Exley

November 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Don’t miss the efactory’s November Speaker Series: Harnessing the Internet with Zack Exley. Zack Exley is a political and technology consultant who works with organizations, companies and movements to increase response, build community and raise money. Exley is considered a pioneer and expert in online fundraising and organizing. He previously served as the Chief Community Officer and Chief Revenue Officer at the Wikimedia Foundation, where he built a fundraising program that allowed the organization to grow from 20 to 200 employees.…

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Orienting & Onboarding New Employees

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
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How long does it take the new employee to stop costing you money and start making you money? Would you like to reduce that time by half? The failure to successfully orient and train employees can be costing your company thousands of dollars daily. This program will help managers and supervisors develop profitable employees from the first day on the job. Key Information Why Training is important Learn the 10 key elements of orienting success Understand the different generations Orienting…

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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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Negotiate for Success – NEW!

November 28 @ 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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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
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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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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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