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.


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.


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.


Agile Marketing, Sales and E-commerce for Small Businesses

Develop an effective E-commerce strategy and plan that focuses on steps every business must work through to successfully market and sell using on-line tools with distributed customers, employees, and suppliers.


Supply Chain Challenges for Small Businesses

This course explains how to integrate brick-and-mortar small businesses with online technologies and services to add flexibility and increase responsiveness. Supply chain, logistics, and analytics will be emphasized especially for businesses working in online platforms.


Essentials of Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

This course will describe the most effective steps to prevent attacks and provide actionable techniques that can be used to handle and prevent attacks. You will be instructed on a wide range of possible cyber-attacks and specific steps to manage them.


Managing Forward Series Live Q&A Panel

To wrap-up the series, participants can submit questions to be answered by a panel of instructors and facilitators from throughout the series.


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