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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April 2020

Harnessing Emotional Intelligence for Leadership Success

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

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.

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Planning for Projects and Change: Essential Tools for Change Management

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

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.

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May 2020

Budgeting

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

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.

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June 2020

Perfecting the Presentation: How to Develop and Deliver Messages that Inspire Action

June 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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s495

Whether you are having an informal conversation with your peers, speaking with your boss in a 1-1 setting, or delivering a formal presentation to a client, you are constantly being evaluated on how well you communicate. Numerous studies show that those who are able to clearly and succinctly articulate facts and points of view often enjoy greater professional success. Furthermore, those who develop effective communication and presentation skills tend to be those who truly lead others toward meaningful action.

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Essential Negotiation Perspectives: Explore, Expand, Divide, Agree

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

The best negotiation results come from understanding that every negotiation is a tool to solve a problem. Skilled negotiators work to understand exactly what problem they’re solving, how to approach it as efficiently as possible, and how to distribute the value of that solution to maximum advantage.

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Design Thinking Essentials

June 26 - September 19
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$4500

Practice human-centered design to develop problem solving skills to address your companies most pressing problems. This certificate program requires completion of six full-day seminars.

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August 2020

Advanced Financial Decision Making

August 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

One of the big challenges in business is dealing with uncertainty. Learn the basic framework for how to make financially solid decisions that minimize risk and maximize return.

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September 2020

Influence, Persuasion, & Impact

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

As leaders who collaborate with others across a variety of venues, your survival is contingent upon your ability to form trusting relationships with senior leaders, stakeholders, clients, peers, and direct reports. Without trust, you cannot be successful in influencing and advancing the businesses, organizations, and people you serve.

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Communicating Financial Goals and Performance

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

Ideas that require firm resources also require evidence that benefits outweigh the costs. Learn and apply best practices for making a business case for new projects and strategies.

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October 2020

Collaborative Leadership: The Art of Working with and Motivating Others

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

Collaborative leadership is about uniting and motivating people towards a shared purpose. This can be difficult because of personalities, personal agendas, misaligned goals, and the lack of collaboration skills. However, with the skills and knowledge to be a collaborative leader, you can overcome these challenges and inspire people towards shared outcomes, unified relationships, and taking responsibility to follow through with commitments.

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