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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This class is for companies who are new to social media or are winging it and need a plan of action!Find out more »
Designed for business owners, managers, accountants, bankers and consultants who need to know how to turn financial statements into useful management tools, this course will teach you to identify key business information that is captured on the income statement and balance sheet.Find out more »
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 »
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.Find out more »
This course is a revolutionary new learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. The overall objective is to empower learners through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse them in entrepreneurial experiences that will enable them to develop entrepreneurial skills.Find out more »
You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need help with the details, including funding and intellectual property protection. This 9-week course designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, will give technology and science based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable innovation.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
With a 360° perspective, businesses can avoid blind spots and make smarter decisions. This 10-week workshop introduces the GrowthWheel® Framework and participants take home tools, Decision Sheets and 30-60-90 Day Plans.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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