There are a wealth of professional development and learning experiences available in the Kansas City metro. Check out the UMKC TalentLink calendar below to find your next workshop, class, and/or training event. You can also review a listing of Bloch Executive Education events, or entrepreneurship related programming.
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The velocity and volume of data in today’s workplace can be overwhelming. In this workshop, participants will explore methods for separating the signals from the noise.Find out more »
What makes a great leader? Research shows that high Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is the key. More than 90 percent of top performing leaders possess high EQ. Meanwhile, just 20 percent of bottom performers possess high EQ. The good news is that EQ skills can be developed throughout our careers. The Emotional Intelligence of a leader plays a significant part in team and individual success.Find out more »
This three-hour class provides an overview of the critical first steps needed to start a business. Participants learn to assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, and the importance of planning, meeting legal and regulatory requirements and identifying sources of financing.Find out more »
Learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and information that must be included. Full of tips on writing style and professional appearance, this session will end with a greater understanding of what a business plan should look like and how to get started writing one.Find out more »
Do you dream of owning your own business? Are you ready for a realistic perspective on whether or not people really want to buy what you want to sell? This 5 week program helps aspiring entrepreneurs look at all aspects of their business idea, exploring the feasibility of their new venture and learning how to develop a viable business.Find out more »
This boot camp introduces students to the programming language R through a process of guided examples, ensuring a broad understanding of how it can easily address your analytical needs.Find out more »
Facing uncertainty and operating in a mind-set of not knowing but needing to execute can be both a challenge and an opportunity to engage with our stakeholders in a meaningful way. Throughout this workshop, participants will explore tools and discuss best-practices to help manage both the organization of project and change planning in order to help drive the adoption of new initiatives.Find out more »
Learn how to find, apply, and create a strategies to gain funding for a growing technology business. An introductory look at how to win Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) grants.Find out more »
Storing, cataloging, and retrieving data has become essential in today’s data-rich environment. This workshop introduces students to the SQL environment, principles of database management, and basic tools for working with databases.Find out more »
Being responsible for budgeting means you’re playing a vital role in your organization’s future. Your budget enables you to pinpoint critical variables that impact profit so your company can successfully pursue business goals and create value. Learn how to work with, develop, and present budgets aligned with business strategic goals.Find out more »
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