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April 2024

Supervision Boot Camp: Frontline 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 workplace. The “Boot Camp” has been designed to build skills in the basic competencies that […]
15 - 18 Apr
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
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Connecting Your Brand to the Marketplace! – West Plains

Just starting out as a business or have been in business for decades this workshop will assist you as an Agriculture Food and Product Producer to enhance your digital communications and marketing skills! Join us at one of four locations to gain hands-on tips and tricks to creating effective communication and marking materials regardless of […]
15 Apr
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
MSU West Plains - Lybyer Enhanced Technology Center
605 West Main Street, West Plains, MO 65775
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NSF SBIR Interactive Workshop

This day and a half workshop is designed to assist technology start-ups and existing businesses, that have a breakthrough technology, in learning how to apply for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) to fund their R&D. This hands-on workshop is led by Ed Lahue, […]
16 - 17 Apr
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Online
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Connecting Your Brand to the Marketplace! – Mountain Grove

Just starting out as a business or have been in business for decades this workshop will assist you as an Agriculture Food and Product Producer to enhance your digital communications and marketing skills! Join us at one of four locations to gain hands-on tips and tricks to creating effective communication and marking materials regardless of […]
16 Apr
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
MSU State Fruit Experiment Station - Faurot Hall
9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove, MO 65711
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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 […]
23 Apr
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
Connection with Your Brand logo, Missouri State William H. Darr College of Agriculture logo, University of Central Missouri Department of Agriculture, and Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority logo

Connecting Your Brand to the Marketplace! – Springfield

Just starting out as a business or have been in business for decades this workshop will assist you as an Agriculture Food and Product Producer to enhance your digital communications and marketing skills! Join us at one of four locations to gain hands-on tips and tricks to creating effective communication and marking materials regardless of […]
26 Apr
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
MSU Darr Agriculture Center
2401 S Kansas Expwy, Springfield, MO 65807
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Dynamic Communication Skills & Strategies

Learn to communicate in a manner that builds trust, teamwork and consensus. Develop key skills that result in two-way communication which is critical to a participative management style. Examine obstacles to effective communication and learn to facilitate supportive communication with diverse individuals and groups. Key Information: Identifying barriers to effective communication •Focus your development to […]
30 Apr
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
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Credit as an Asset – Bolivar

Achieving your financial goals is dependent on having a strong credit profile and high credit score. This interactive credit as an asset workshop is designed to help you learn more about building and improving your credit profile so that you can achieve your financial goals. This workshop will provide you with the tools and information […]
30 Apr
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
LimeBank
1630 S. Killingsworth Avenue, Bolivar, MO 6613

Becoming a Better Borrower – Bolivar

The Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Polk County Economic Development Partnership, and the New Growth Women’s Business Center will host a workshop for new and existing businesses focused on facilitating access to capital for your new or existing small business. Krishin Thadani, OMS, with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will share his […]
30 Apr
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
LimeBank
1630 S. Killingsworth Avenue, Bolivar, MO 6613
May 2024
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Government Contracting: What You Need to Know

Government Contracting may be a critical tool for growing your small business and increasing your bottom line. Join us to hear from state and federal contracting experts. Participants will learn the potential benefits of participating in government contracting. Certification programs will be explained and highlighted. Don’t miss these informative presentations by the experts. Light refreshments […]
03 May
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
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Conducting Effective Internal Investigations

Your step-by-step guide to conducting a thorough, legally compliant internal investigation. Supervisors, Managers and HR professionals need to know the proper strategies and techniques to investigate workplace situations in a timely, unbiased manner. A proper investigation can be your number one defense against legal risk and liability! In this seminar, you will be provided with […]
08 May
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
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Successful Project Management (2-Day Program)

Managers are constantly called upon to manage projects or to be part of a project team. The effective management of projects – completion within a deadline and a budget, subject to performance criteria – is the cornerstone for business success. All projects are undertaken to achieve specific results and need a framework to help accomplish […]
09 - 10 May
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
EFACTORY
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
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