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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Bloch Executive Hall

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5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
816-235-2892

August 2020

Advanced Financial Decision Making

August 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

One of the big challenges in business is dealing with uncertainty. Learn the basic framework for how to make financially solid decisions that minimize risk and maximize return.

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September 2020

Influence, Persuasion, & Impact

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

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.

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Communicating Financial Goals and Performance

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

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.

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October 2020

Collaborative Leadership: The Art of Working with and Motivating Others

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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$495

Collaborative leadership is about uniting and motivating people towards a shared purpose. This can be difficult because of personalities, personal agendas, misaligned goals, and the lack of collaboration skills. However, with the skills and knowledge to be a collaborative leader, you can overcome these challenges and inspire people towards shared outcomes, unified relationships, and taking responsibility to follow through with commitments.

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November 2020

Firm Valuation

November 10 @ 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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December 2020

Digital Storytelling

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

Stories are the most powerful and memorable way of communicating important messages – whether it was the ancient from Greek myths to Biblical parables to epic heroes on Disney journeys. Today technological advances have given leaders a wide array of tools to tell stories – video, website, social media, email, presentations, advertising -- yet not all tools work for all stories. In this class, you’ll learn which tools are best for which kinds of stories, and how to be a master of those tools.

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