February 2022 Upcoming Trainings and Webinars from Missouri SBDC

The Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted at Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) will be holding several trainings throughout this month. Sign up for one today!

Save the Date: April 1, 2022

Save the date for Friday, April 1, 2022! The SBDC will be celebrating the 35th anniversary with a ribbon cutting. More details to come soon.

QuickBooks Desktop: Utilization, Tips, and Tricks 

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 | 10:30 am – 11:45 am CDT | Free event

This training will include a demonstration of QuickBooks Desktop and a discussion on how to best utilize the program and its features. This training will be a free, one hour training via Zoom. You will be sent a link to Zoom after you register for the event.

Registered attendees will be sent a Zoom link to participate virtually. Find out more and register here.

Business Financials: The Basics 

Thursday, February 10, 2022 | 10:30 am – 11:45 am CDT | Free event

This workshop is designed for business owners, managers and those who want to learn how to turn financial statements into useful management tools. Participants will learn how to capture information from an income statement and balance sheet, calculate several useful ratios, and learn to make business decisions from this information.

To register, click here.

Starting a Small Business: The First Steps 

Tuesday, February 17, 2022 | 10:30 am – 11:45 am CDT | Free event

In this workshop, participants will discover their target markets and gain a better appreciation of why businesses need to understand their customers. Participants will also learn about the process of registering their business with federal, state, and local agencies. Topics will also include the basics and importance of cash flow projects and various funding alternatives.

Registered attendees will be sent a Zoom link to participate virtually. Save your spot here.

Introduction to Government Contracting – Should I Even Consider This Market?

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 | 10:30 am – 11:45 am CDT | Free event

This online training is presented by Allen Waldo, Procurement Counselor with the Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC). Allen is located in Springfield, Missouri and works with small businesses that are currently fulfilling government contracts, or small businesses that are interested in learning more about government contracting.

Information about selling to the government and getting the right registrations (such as SAM) and certifications will be discussed. Advantages and disadvantages of selling to the government will also be presented. There will be a time for questions at the end of the training session.

Register here.

Utilizing Social Media for Your Target Market 

Thursday, February 24, 2022 | 10:30 am – 11:45 am CDT | Free event

In this workshop, participants will learn about the different platforms of social media and how to utilize those for their individual marketing needs.

Register for this free, virtual event here.

Make Your Website Work for You

Monday, February 28, 2022 | 9:00 am – 10:00 am CDT | Free event

Join Bryan Caplan, Speaker for Grow with Google, for an info-packed webinar dedicated to growing your business online.

In this 45-minute webinar, learners will discover how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports their goals. Whether launching a new website or sprucing up an old one, this workshop will help.

All attendees will want to stay after the presentation for a bonus session where Bryan will show you how to use YouTube with your website.

Please note that your name and email will be shared with our Grow With Google partner. They will be the one to administer the webinar link to you.

Save your spot here!

Looking for something different?

Webinars are being offered by all Missouri SBDC centers located across the state. Check out our events page to find more training that fits your business needs.

Visit the Missouri SBDC website, sbdc.missouri.edu, for more about their centers and training offerings.


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