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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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

Difficult Conversations: How to Step Up and Hold High Stake Discussions

Bloch Executive Hall 5108 Cherry Street, Kansas City

Difficult conversations happen all around us and we all have our own challenges when it comes to having them. We handle people differently in different contexts, with our own biases and our own unique emotional triggers. The good news is that with practice, perspective, and feedback – we can work on our ability to have these difficult conversations.

s495

Introduction to Data Analytics

Bloch Executive Hall 5108 Cherry Street, Kansas City

Data is everywhere. Understand how to harness it in order to drive informed decisions.

$135

Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

UMKC Innovation Center 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City

This three hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) hosts this seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications.

Free

SQL for Data Analytics

Bloch Executive Hall 5108 Cherry Street, Kansas City

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.

$275

Data Dashboards with Tableau

Online MO

Data dashboards are tools to continually track an organization’s position in its environment. This course leverages Tableau to create functional, attractive and relevant dashboards as tools to communicate to internal and external stakeholders.

$275

Spatial Data Analysis

Online MO

Where We Are Matters. In this workshop, participants will learn intuitive tools for analyzing how geography impacts consumer and citizen behavior.

$275

Python Boot Camp

Online MO

A working understanding of Python is a highly sought-after skill in today’s data science job market. This Python toolbox workshop provides attendees with a non-technical introduction to Python applications for data cleaning, merging, visualizing, and analyzing data. Leveraging Jupyter Notebooks, attendees will be empowered to answer the important questions for their organizations.

$275

R for Data Analytics

Online MO

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.

$275

Data Analytics Primer

Online MO

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.

$275

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