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November 2018

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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Friendsgiving at the efactory

November 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806

Break out the stretchy pants and call grandma for that pie recipe - it's time for the efactory's annual friendsgiving bash!

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Free Fridays

November 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
Free

Just when you thought Fridays couldn’t get any sweeter, the efactory rolls out Free Fridays – a free, no hassle way to get work done, enjoy a change of scenery, drink good coffee, and meet awesome people.

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Thanksgiving Holiday – efactory closed

November 21 @ 8:00 am - November 23 @ 5:00 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
Closed

The efactory will closed November 21 - 23, 2018 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Private office clients and Dedicated Desk coworking members will be able to access the building via access cards.

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Free Fridays

November 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
Free

Just when you thought Fridays couldn’t get any sweeter, the efactory rolls out Free Fridays – a free, no hassle way to get work done, enjoy a change of scenery, drink good coffee, and meet awesome people.

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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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Free Fridays

November 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
Free

Just when you thought Fridays couldn’t get any sweeter, the efactory rolls out Free Fridays – a free, no hassle way to get work done, enjoy a change of scenery, drink good coffee, and meet awesome people.

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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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The efactory’s Holiday Party

December 6 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
Free

Don't miss the most festive shindig of the season! The efactory, Jordan Valley Innovation Center, Management Development Institute and Missouri State University Small Business & Technology Development Center are coming together for a co-hosted holiday bash on Thursday, December 6 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Bring yourself, your friends and your loudest jingle bells to celebrate the end of a great year with us.

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Free Fridays

December 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

efactory, 405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806
Free

Just when you thought Fridays couldn’t get any sweeter, the efactory rolls out Free Fridays – a free, no hassle way to get work done, enjoy a change of scenery, drink good coffee, and meet awesome people.

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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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