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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September 2019

The First Steps to Starting a Business

September 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UMKC Innovation Center, 4747 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64109 United States
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$49

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 financing.

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The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

September 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UMKC Innovation Center, 4747 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64109 United States
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$49

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 tool. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data 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…

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October 2019

ELEVATIONLAB New Venture

October 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
UMKC Innovation Center, 4747 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64109 United States
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$649

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 ready for a realistic perspective on whether or not people really want to buy what you want to sell? This 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. This business creation…

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Firm Valuation

October 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

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

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The First Steps to Starting a Business

October 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UMKC Innovation Center, 4747 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64109 United States
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$49

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 financing.

Find out more »

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

October 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UMKC Innovation Center, 4747 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64109 United States
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$49

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 tool. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data 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…

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November 2019

Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

November 15, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$150

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, entrepreneurs, business owners, industry legends, world-class faculty and students alike are able to celebrate a common passion. The event is delivered by the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in partnership with the Regnier Institute Advisory Council. The celebration commemorates the entrepreneurial spirit by honoring innovative and creative accomplishments as…

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The First Steps to Starting a Business

November 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

UMKC Innovation Center, 4747 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64109 United States
+ Google Map
$49

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 »

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

November 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

UMKC Innovation Center, 4747 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64109 United States
+ Google Map
$49

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.

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December 2019

The First Steps to Starting a Business

December 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 17, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on March 17, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on July 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on August 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on September 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

UMKC Innovation Center, 4747 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64109 United States
+ Google Map
$49

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.

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