April 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!

Missouri Shared Work Program — An Alternative to Laying Off Employees

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 | 10:30 am – 11:45 am CST | Free event

The Shared Work Unemployment Compensation Program can be particularly beneficial in returning employees to work during an uncertain time as it allows employers with flexibility to scale up or scale down the workforce based on changing business needs.

In this workshop, participants will hear from Ethan Deimeke, Shared Work Senior PR Specialist for the Missouri Division of Employment Security. Requirements of this program, how it works for both the employer and the employees are topics that will be discussed followed by a Q&A session.

Registered attendees will be sent a Zoom link to participate virtually. Register here.

QuickBooks Desktop: Utilization, Tips, Tricks

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 | 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm CST | 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.

Wellness for Business Part One: Exploring the Why’s and How’s of Wellness

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 | 11:00 am – 12:30 pm CST | Cost covered by Freeman Health System

Discover how the WorkWell Missouri Initiative encourages employers to create environmental changes and worksite policies that make it easy for employees to initiate and follow through the voluntary health behavior changes.

During this presentation, you will hear from Freeman Health System representatives on the following topics:

  • Why your organization should establish a worksite wellness program.
  • How worksite wellness programs benefit both the employee and the employer.
  • The importance of having senior leadership support an active wellness committee to drive your program.
  • Why it’s important to utilize evidence-based wellness resources at the local, state, and national levels.
  • How to create a wellness plan starting with the CC Health ScoreCard.

And coming soon, the second and third parts of this program:

  • Part Two: Building Your Employee Wellness Program on June 21
  • Part Three: Growing Your Employee Wellness Program on August 23

More information is to come on parts two and three in this series.

The in-person option for this seminar will be held at Freeman Health System’s Business Center in the AV Auditorium at 3220 McClelland Blvd in Joplin. Register for the in-person event here. There is also a virtual webinar option, which you can register for 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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