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Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

Cooper County Extension Council Meeting (Session 8 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cooper County MU Extension Center
510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

Meeting of the Cooper County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county.  Meetings are open to the public.

Session topic:

Annual Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Todd Lorenz, LorenzT@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Todd Lorenz, LorenzT@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Mineral Creek 4-H Club Meeting (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Todd Lorenz, LorenzT@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Selling to the Government: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension, St. Louis County Office
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

The federal government awards more than $400 billion dollars in contracts annually to small business owners. Are you ready to market yourself to the world's largest customer? This three-hour seminar offers an overview of the critical first steps to becoming a government contractor, how to identify opportunities and understanding the contracting process. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Registration:

Please contact Millie Miller-Hoover at 314 400 7378 or millerhooverm@missouri.edu

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Millie Miller-Hoover, millerhooverm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7378




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts.  The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a bi-monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications.  The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses every month.  Instructor:  Michelle Cunningham

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Michelle Cunningham, cunninghammic@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-2891




Northland Grandfamilies Excelsior Springs Support Group (Session 6 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Description:

Raising a grandchild or other relative? Support group meetings for grandparents and other caregivers in a parenting role. Providing information and resources to support your responsibilities. Three support group opportunities.

Registration:

No registration necessary. Join the group of your choice.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Christine Brunkow, brunkowc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




A Matter of Balance - St. Charles (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kathryn Linnemann Library
2323 Elm Street, St. Charles MO map...

Description:

A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. There will also be information on how to set realistic goals for increasing activity, as well as how to change their environment to reduce fall risk factors. The eight-session series helps participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. If you share these concerns and are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength, this class is for you.

Session topic:

Introduction

Registration:

To register, please call (636) 928-9355.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000




Private Pesticide Applicator Training in Steelville (Crawford County)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
61 MO-8 East, Steelville MO map...

Description:

Missouri law requires all purchasers and users of restricted-use pesticides to attend a training session to be certified for a private applicators license. During this training, participants will learn about safe handling of pesticides, proper mixing, calibration techniques, environmental ramifications of improper mixing or careless application, chemical breakdown of pesticides in the environment, what records are needed, pesticide formulations, personal protective wear and how to clean it, pesticide storage, common MO pests, and integrated pest management (IPM).

Registration:

Please call Presha at the MU Extension office in Steelville at 573-775-2135 to reserve your space ahead of time. Registration is required, space is limited.

Registration
deadline:

2/8/2018

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lindsey Hethcote, hethcotel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Crawford County
phone: 573-775-2135




Canceled: Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
135 W. Market, Warrensburg MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 7 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
1515 S Munn Avenue, Maryville MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an exercise program designed to help keep older adults active. Over this 8 week program, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. During each session, a prescribed set of 8 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Call 660-582-8311 to register

Registration
deadline:

1/18/2018

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Buchanan County
phone: 816-279-1691




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced -- Union at Zion UCC (Session 8 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
115 S Washington Avenue, Union MO map...

Description:

This program is designed for adults who have already completed Stay Strong Stay Healthy and want to continue their strength training or adults who have been strength training regularly for at least 6 months.  Like basic Stay Strong Stay Healthy, the advanced class is a 8 week program for middle-aged and older adults.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Office, 116 West Main, Union, MO, 63084 at 636-583-5141 to register.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: 636-583-5141




Start Up - Other (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
29868 MO-5, Tipton MO map...

Description:

When you enroll in LaunchU, you receive the following:

  • Instruction from a certified facilitator
  • Feedback in small group activities
  • Insight from local experts
  • LaunchU startup handbook
  • Access to a LivePlan cloud-based business planning software
  • Access to market research data from SFCC's SBTDC
  • Support from a network of coaches and peers

At the end of the twelve sessions, you will have ...

  • Completed an SBA-approved business feasibility plan
  • Perfected your business pitch
  • Determined if business concept is workable
  • Saved time and money
  • Completed in a pitch competition with potential investors as judges

Registration:

Contact Kelly Asbury 660-596-7350 to apply!

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$250.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
State Fair Community College SBTDC (SFCC SBTDC) - 74011
phone: 660-596-7350




Boost Your Brain and Memory, Trenton, MO (Session 8 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Description:

The class uses a whole-person approach that helps you form new habits to live a healthier lifestyle, remember things better, be more organized, pay closer attention and regulate your emotions. Each participant will receive a workbook including memory exercises, tips on nutrition and exercise, and summaries of evidence-based research on brain health.

Registration:

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Livingston County
phone: 660-646-0811




Stay Strong Stay Healthy - Independence (Session 10 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Noland Road Baptist Church
4505 S Noland Road, Independence MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Contact Denise Sullivan at the University of Missouri-Jackson County Extension office at 816-482-5850.

Registration
deadline:

1/4/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




2018 Polk County Clover Kids (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Description:

Polk County Clover Kids is open to youth ages 5 - 7 on or before December 31, 2017.

Session topic:

February meeting of the Polk County Clover Kids Club. 6pm - Polk County Fairgrounds, Bolivar, MO

Registration:

Call the Polk County Extension office for registration information. 417-326-4916

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Polk County
phone: 417-326-4916




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 10 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
801 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a low-impact strength training program designed for older adults to increase strength and improve balance and flexibility. Strength training helps reduce the risk of falls and increases ability to remain independent and perform activities of daily living.

Registration:

To register call Lindsey at the Barton County Extension Center at 417-682-3579

Registration
deadline:

1/3/2018

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Monett Dairy Day

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Description:

49th Annual Monett Dairy Day in conjunction with the Monett Chamber of Commerce's Ag Conference How to make the most of my DHIA records? Mark Witherspoon, MidSouth Dairy Records Cost Analysis of feeding tank milk to my calves during the spring flush - Stacey Hamilton, Dairy Splst How to contract milk and feed for a more consistent budget - Joe Horner, MU Ag Economist Dry Cow Ration - Big bang for your buck - Reagan Bluel, MU Extension Dairy Splst

Registration:

Call Barry Co. Extension to pre-register: 417-847-3161

Cost:

$5.00

Facilitator:

Reagan Bluel, BluelRJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barry County
phone: 417-847-3161




Leadership Phelps County (Session 6 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Center
Courthouse, 200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

Leadership Phelps County - Leadership Development for New and Seasoned Leaders/Managers in the Phelps County Community. What is leadership? Challenges, skills to be successful.

Session topic:

Leadership Phelps County - Local Government Day

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573-458-6260




Chronic Disease Self-Management at UMC Bolivar (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
United Methodist Church
105 E Division, Bolivar MO map...

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. The CDSMP is provided in 2.5 hour sessions once a week for six weeks in community settings (e.g., senior centers, churches, libraries). People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives. The program was developed by Stanford University and is funded by the Arthritis Foundation.

Registration:

Call the Polk County Extension Office at 417-326-4916

Registration
deadline:

1/11/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




Cooking Matters for Families at First Christian Church in Bolivar (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Description:

Learn how to prepare healthy, delicious meals and stretch your food dollars from trained nutrition professionals!

Registration:

Call the Polk County Extension Office at 417-326-4916

Registration
deadline:

1/10/2018

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




New/Mac Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Pineville Community Center
201 Jessie James Rd, Pineville MO map...

Description:

This training is for producers of agricultural commodities, 18 years or older, wishing to renew or receive their private pesticide applicator’s license in order to buy and apply restricted use chemicals on their own Missouri land. License holders need to renew their license every 5 years. McDonald and Newton Counties will hold a joint Private Pesticide Applicators training class on Thursday, February 8th at 1 pm in the Pineville Community Center, 201 Jessie James Rd, Pineville, MO.  more...

Registration:

Call the McDonald County Extension office at 417-223-4775 by Monday, February 5th to register.

Registration
deadline:

2/5/2018

Cost:

$25.00
$25 is for the cost of materials

Facilitator:

Jill Scheidt, scheidtjk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Beef Profit Series (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Reynolds County Educational Building across the street from the Reynolds County Courthouse
2319 Green Street, Centerville MO map...

Description:

This three night series is designed to educate and inform beef producers to enhance the profitability of their operations.

Session topic:

Session 3: Beef Record Keeping and Finances and Adding Value to Feeder Cattle

Registration:

Please contact the Reynolds County Extension Office at: 573-648-1035

Registration
deadline:

1/23/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
$50.00 per person/farm couple for all 3 nights or $20.00 per person/farm couple for 1 night.

Facilitator:

Rachel Hopkins, hopkinsrm@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Washington County
phone: 573-438-2671




Private Pesticide Applicator Training - Butler

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Sheriff's Conference Center
13 W Dakota, Butler MO map...

Description:

Meets training requirements to purchase restricted use pesticides

Registration:

call 660-679-4167 by February 1

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$12.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Miller, MillerPD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Vernon County
phone: 417-448-2560




Buchanan County Ag Update

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
4125 Mitchell Ave, St Joseph MO map...

Description:

Private pesticide applicator training will focus on the use of dicamba resistant soybean technology. The new dicamba formulations are restricted use and so require a private applicator license. A training manual is required for licensing. If you have an old manual, please bring it to the meeting. All meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. Following applicator training, the University of Missouri Agricultural Extension staff will present “Tips to Reduce Input Costs without Reducing Yield,” “Dicamba Injury and Insurance” and “Minerals and Vitamins for beef cattle: meeting requirements without breaking the bank.” .

Cost:

$12.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Flanary, flanaryw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Holt County
phone: 660-446-3724




Canceled: Beef Profit Series (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
2319 Green Street, Centerville MO map...



Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Before you start a business, be certain to attend this seminar. Participants will have an opportunity to assess their business idea, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements, learn about marketing strategies, and identify sources of financing. Each participant will receive a Start-up Manual. Date: February 8 (Thursday), 1:30pm- 4:30pm Location: Plaster Hall, MSSU. (Yellow signs at Entrance will list room information) Cost: $29 per business (up to 2 attendees) more...

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07eewhp4hi084be4e8 more...

Cost:

$29.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Robinson, robinson-l@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417-625-9575




Extension Council Meeting

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Peters
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

The monthly business meeting of the St. Charles County Extension Council is held on the first Thursday of the month. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000




Youth EXCEL - Lamar Career & Tech Center (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Lamar Career and Tech Center
Lamar MO

Description:

EXCEL: Experience in community Enterprise and Leadership. will be presented to student in Lamar Career and Tech Center enrolled in business enterprise and financial planning classes.

Session topic:

Colors Personal Evaluation

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Prescribed Burn Workshop

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
This workshop will be held in the Thayer Elementary School Cafeteria.
Thayer MO

Description:

Oregon County Extension and Missouri Department of Conservation are partnering to bring you a Prescribed Burn Workshop. This workshop will provide landowners with information on how to use prescribed fire as a management tool. Topics covered will include, fire behavior and weather, methods for prescribed burning, equipment needed, fire safety, and how to plan a burn.

Registration:

To register, contact the Oregon County Extension Office at (417)-778-7490.

Registration
deadline:

2/8/2018

Cost:

$0.00
This is a free workshop.

Facilitator:

Jamie Gundel, gundelj@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Oregon County
phone: 417-778-7490




A Course on Beginning Beekeepers (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
Hermitage Nursing Home Community Room Just after you have crossed the river bridge on the west side.
US Highway 54, Hermitage MO map...

Description:

This is a four session course discussing the "First Lessons In Beekeeping" by Keiths Delaplane. There are 8 chapters in all and we will covering two chapters a night as well as answering any questions about bee keeping as they arise. Our instructors are Beekeepers. This is a program developed by the Pomme De Terre Beekeepers Association as we try to introduce patrons to the wonderful world of bees. First Night Activities Chapter 1: The place of honey bees in the world and Chapter 2: The honey Bees' world Second Night Activities Chapter 3: The bee hive and its accessories and Chapter 4: Getting Started Third Night Activities Chapter 5: Management for honey production and pollination and Chapter 6: Products of the bee hive Forth Night Activities Chapter 7: Off-season management and Chapter 8: Honey bee disorders, parasites, and nest invaders

Session topic:

This is a four session course discussing the "First Lessons In Beekeeping" by Keiths Delaplane. This is a program developed by the Pomme De Terre Beekeepers Association as we try to introduce patrons to the wonderful world of bees. First Night Activities Chapter 1: The place of honey bees in the world and Chapter 2: The honey Bees' world Second Night Activities Chapter 3: The bee hive and its accessories and Chapter 4: Getting Started Third Night Activities Chapter 5: Management for honey production and pollination and Chapter 6: Products of the bee hive Forth Night Activities Chapter 7: Off-season management and Chapter 8: Honey bee disorders, parasites, and nest invaders

Registration:

Registration will be at the door. Cost is $35.00 per couple which covers a one year membership to the Pomme de Terre Beekeepers Association as well as a copy of the text we will be discussing.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

William Halleran, halleranw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Hickory County
phone: 417-745-6767




Ag Tech: Data Management for Precision Farming

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 11 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
684 Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

Data management software basics. How to import and organize using DMS. How to use your data management software to make data-based prescriptions. Delta Plastics will discuss H2O initiative to reduce irrigation in the Mississippi Delta region.  more...

Registration:

must rsvp ahead of time since lunch will be provided more...

Registration
deadline:

2/8/2018

Cost:

$0.00




Making Money Count--SMHR Series (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension - Cole County
2436 Tanner Bridge Road, Jefferson City MO map...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Camden County
phone: 573-346-2644




SSSH level 1 Lake Ozark (Session 2 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Class will be held in the multi purpose room
1600 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the (Insert county name) County Extension Office at (Insert county phone number).

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Meat ID Meeting (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
684 Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

4-H members and parents will have the opportunity to learn basic information about the Meats Identification to prepare for the State Contest over the course of multiple meetings. Led by Denise Essner, 4-H volunteer

Session topic:

Upper level

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lesley Meier, meierl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
phone: 573-243-3581




The Successful Business: Planning and Funding

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 9 p.m.

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

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, preparation is the key. Learn how to utilize several tools in the process of developing a plan for your business. Whether formal or informal, translating your ideas into a working plan will increase the odds in your favor. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans. Also, a special emphasis will be placed how to fund the business once the plan has been developed. In addition to the course instruction, support material is provided which includes a workbook, software, and other documents. Topics Include: Discuss business success factors Critical steps to a great business plan Understand the Business Model Canvas for an informal plan Explore the planning process Identify the critical components of a formal Business Plan Review funding options How to research the feasibility Sources for evaluating the industry, market and competition How to develop basic financial projections for financing Successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors Using the plan to manage your business  more...

Registration
deadline:

2/6/2018

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$139.00

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417-837-2617