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 First Steps to Starting a Business

UMKC Innovation Center 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

Are you ready to learn the basics of starting a new business? 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 […]

$49

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

UMKC Innovation Center 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

This course is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management […]

$49

ELEVATIONLAB New Venture

UMKC Innovation Center 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

This session has five consecutive classes on Tuesdays from 9am – 4pm.  Attendance at all five classes is highly encouraged. Do you dream of owning your own business? Are you […]

$649

Firm Valuation

Bloch Executive Hall 5108 Cherry Street, Kansas City

Managers often reference “creating value” for their firms, owners, or shareholders. But how do we really create and measure value?

$495

The First Steps to Starting a Business

UMKC Innovation Center 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

Are you ready to learn the basics of starting a new business? This three-hour class provides an overview of the critical first steps needed to start a business. Participants learn […]

$49

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

UMKC Innovation Center 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

This course is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management […]

$49

Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Bloch Executive Hall 5108 Cherry Street, Kansas City

The Entrepreneur of the Year Awards event has been an iconic Kansas City tradition since 1985. Beyond its philanthropic cause, this event is a valuable forum where Kansas City CEOs, […]

$150

ELEVATIONLAB CONSTRUCTION VENTURE

UMKC Innovation Center 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

A 10 week course targeted to existing construction industry businesses who want to develop a plan for growing their companies. Hindsight is 20/20, so use that to create a framework and a plan to improve your business performance. In this course, you are an active participant working on your own business strategy.

$649

Disaster Planning for Small Businesses

According to the SBA, approximately 25 percent of businesses don’t reopen after a major disaster. This course focuses on how small business can develop a plan for disaster management and recovery.

Free

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