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June 2024
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The Standard Response Protocol & The Standard Reunification Method – Train-the-Trainer Workshop

Empower Your Team with Essential Crisis Training Join The I Love U Guys Foundation Full Day Train the Trainer Workshop to revolutionize your approach to crisis management & post-crisis reunification. Offered at no cost, thanks to The ALERRT Center’s grant funding through Community Oriented Policing Services. Calling all Law Enforcement & Educators Dive deep into […]
21 Jun
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
July 2024
GrowthWheel software logo. Make Decisions. Take Action.

GrowthWheel® Online Demonstration

Join the Missouri SBDC and OzSBI for an online demonstration of GrowthWheel®, a toolbox for decision-making in startup businesses and growth companies. This software is designed to help entrepreneurs “Get Focus, Set Agenda, Make Decisions, and Take Action.” Elizabeth Binning of the GrowthWheel® team will review “decision sheets” and “frameworks” tools and how to navigate […]
23 Jul
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online
Laptop on desk with website pulled up.

Early-Stage Business Boot Camp – Virtual Training (8-Week Program)Weekly

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. During this fast-paced, interactive, fun, and energizing program, attendees will discover the best practices, talk […]
25 Jul
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
September 2024
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Essentials of Effective Supervision (12-Week program)

The 12-week Essentials of Effective Supervision course provides a strong knowledge base for frontline 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 the areas needed to effectively and efficiently supervise others. Participants will immediately […]
10 Sep - 03 Dec
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
A group of business people sit in a row in a training class. They look at an unseen speaker as they concentrate on his lecture.

Introduction to Grant Writing

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 grant writing tips and tutorials that have taken years of expertise to cultivate. This includes where […]
27 Sep
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
October 2024
Group of male and female coworkers seated or standing around a female coworker who is gesturing toward a laptop computer.

Achieving Results Without Authority

As more companies reorganize along horizontal rather than vertical lines, the need emerges for those in non-authoritative positions to encourage action from others to achieve business objectives and manage projects. Cultivating positive influence, cooperation and negotiation skills are essential for anyone who needs to get work done though others. This seminar examines principles, strategies, and […]
02 Oct
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
Group of business people sitting around a table with their laptops. Two of the people are shaking hands across the table.

The Power of Positive Teams

Many organizations are feeling pressure due to the increased competition for talent, having fewer people to keep up, and operating in a constant state of change. As a lack of connection deteriorates team culture and engagement, remaining positive and avoiding the doom-and-gloom forecasts can be challenging. Building a positive, people-first culture can help you tell […]
09 Oct
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
Three sets of men's hands sitting at a conference table.

Supervision Boot Camp: Leadership Series (4-Day Program)

Supervisors today face a world of tremendous change and challenge. This program is designed for new and experienced supervisors and managers who want to keep their knowledge and skill consistent with, or a step ahead, of the demands of the work place. The Boot Camp has been designed to build skills in the basic competencies that supervisors […]
21 - 24 Oct
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
Man holding a piece of paper and engaged in conversation with a woman.

Growing Your Business in Southwest Missouri

Starting and growing a small business can be a difficult challenge. However, successful small business ownership can be very rewarding. Krishin Thadani, Outreach and Marketing Specialist with the Small Business Administration, Springfield Branch Office, will present various types of no-cost or low-cost assistance available to help you start and succeed as a small business owner […]
22 Oct
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Republic Branch Library
921 N. Lindsey Avenue, Republic, Missouri 65738
November 2024
Man's hands holding an ink pen and eyeglasses.

Emotional Intelligence: The Ingredient for Effective Leaders

Emotional Intelligence has been identified as the single most important competency for effective leadership. According to Dan Goleman’s ground-breaking book,”Nothing else, including gender, education, geographic area, age, or hours worked came as close to predicting success as did emotional competencies.” Competencies “that have been identified in internal research at hundreds of corporations and organizations as […]
05 Nov
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
Picture of partial computer keyboard with a button titled "information overload"

Managing in Times of Information Overload

As reported by the website, tech21century.com: “Through mobile phones, online entertainment services, the Internet, electronic mail, television, radio, newspapers, books, social media etc. people receive every day about 105,000 words or 23 words per second in half a day (12 hours) (during awake hours). According to…researchers, the main effect of information overload is that the human attention […]
06 Nov
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
Man talking to a woman at an outdoor table on a patio.

Coaching & Mentoring to Accelerate Potential

Coaching can close the gap between acceptable and superior performance. Attend this seminar to learn the skills that professional coaches use to cultivate responsibility, innovation, energy, and commitment. This seminar will equip you with coaching and mentoring methods that will transform a team or individual to new heights of improved performance. In addition, you also […]
13 Nov
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
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June 2024
Man presenting at the front of a crowded room of people seated at tables.

The Standard Response Protocol & The Standard Reunification Method – Train-the-Trainer Workshop

Empower Your Team with Essential Crisis Training Join The I Love U Guys Foundation Full Day Train the Trainer Workshop to revolutionize your approach to crisis management & post-crisis reunification. Offered at no cost, thanks to The ALERRT Center’s grant funding through Community Oriented Policing Services. Calling all Law Enforcement & Educators Dive deep into […]
21 Jun
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
July 2024
GrowthWheel software logo. Make Decisions. Take Action.

GrowthWheel® Online Demonstration

Join the Missouri SBDC and OzSBI for an online demonstration of GrowthWheel®, a toolbox for decision-making in startup businesses and growth companies. This software is designed to help entrepreneurs “Get Focus, Set Agenda, Make Decisions, and Take Action.” Elizabeth Binning of the GrowthWheel® team will review “decision sheets” and “frameworks” tools and how to navigate […]
23 Jul
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online
Laptop on desk with website pulled up.

Early-Stage Business Boot Camp – Virtual Training (8-Week Program)

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. During this fast-paced, interactive, fun, and energizing program, attendees will discover the best practices, talk […]
25 Jul
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
September 2024
Man standing and gesturing to a woman who is sitting at conference table

Essentials of Effective Supervision (12-Week program)

The 12-week Essentials of Effective Supervision course provides a strong knowledge base for frontline 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 the areas needed to effectively and efficiently supervise others. Participants will immediately […]
10 Sep - 03 Dec
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
A group of business people sit in a row in a training class. They look at an unseen speaker as they concentrate on his lecture.

Introduction to Grant Writing

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 grant writing tips and tutorials that have taken years of expertise to cultivate. This includes where […]
27 Sep
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
October 2024
Group of male and female coworkers seated or standing around a female coworker who is gesturing toward a laptop computer.

Achieving Results Without Authority

As more companies reorganize along horizontal rather than vertical lines, the need emerges for those in non-authoritative positions to encourage action from others to achieve business objectives and manage projects. Cultivating positive influence, cooperation and negotiation skills are essential for anyone who needs to get work done though others. This seminar examines principles, strategies, and […]
02 Oct
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
Group of business people sitting around a table with their laptops. Two of the people are shaking hands across the table.

The Power of Positive Teams

Many organizations are feeling pressure due to the increased competition for talent, having fewer people to keep up, and operating in a constant state of change. As a lack of connection deteriorates team culture and engagement, remaining positive and avoiding the doom-and-gloom forecasts can be challenging. Building a positive, people-first culture can help you tell […]
09 Oct
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
Three sets of men's hands sitting at a conference table.

Supervision Boot Camp: Leadership Series (4-Day Program)

Supervisors today face a world of tremendous change and challenge. This program is designed for new and experienced supervisors and managers who want to keep their knowledge and skill consistent with, or a step ahead, of the demands of the work place. The Boot Camp has been designed to build skills in the basic competencies that supervisors […]
21 - 24 Oct
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
Man holding a piece of paper and engaged in conversation with a woman.

Growing Your Business in Southwest Missouri

Starting and growing a small business can be a difficult challenge. However, successful small business ownership can be very rewarding. Krishin Thadani, Outreach and Marketing Specialist with the Small Business Administration, Springfield Branch Office, will present various types of no-cost or low-cost assistance available to help you start and succeed as a small business owner […]
22 Oct
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Republic Branch Library
921 N. Lindsey Avenue, Republic, Missouri 65738
November 2024
Man's hands holding an ink pen and eyeglasses.

Emotional Intelligence: The Ingredient for Effective Leaders

Emotional Intelligence has been identified as the single most important competency for effective leadership. According to Dan Goleman’s ground-breaking book,”Nothing else, including gender, education, geographic area, age, or hours worked came as close to predicting success as did emotional competencies.” Competencies “that have been identified in internal research at hundreds of corporations and organizations as […]
05 Nov
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
Picture of partial computer keyboard with a button titled "information overload"

Managing in Times of Information Overload

As reported by the website, tech21century.com: “Through mobile phones, online entertainment services, the Internet, electronic mail, television, radio, newspapers, books, social media etc. people receive every day about 105,000 words or 23 words per second in half a day (12 hours) (during awake hours). According to…researchers, the main effect of information overload is that the human attention […]
06 Nov
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
Man talking to a woman at an outdoor table on a patio.

Coaching & Mentoring to Accelerate Potential

Coaching can close the gap between acceptable and superior performance. Attend this seminar to learn the skills that professional coaches use to cultivate responsibility, innovation, energy, and commitment. This seminar will equip you with coaching and mentoring methods that will transform a team or individual to new heights of improved performance. In addition, you also […]
13 Nov
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
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