November 2023 Upcoming Trainings and News 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. Whether you’re looking to expand your skillset or simply connect with fellow professionals, they have something for everyone.

Don’t miss out on these opportunities to learn, network, and thrive. Sign up today!

Come Say Hello to Our Student Workers, Aiden and Emily!

We are delighted to introduce you to our latest additions to the Missouri SBDC at MSSU team: Aiden and Emily, two dedicated college students with a passion for making a difference in the world of small business development.

We invite you to come and meet them at the Missouri SBDC at MSSU or during our upcoming events. Join us in extending a warm welcome to Aiden and Emily as they embark on their journey with us at the Missouri SBDC at MSSU. We look forward to the valuable contributions they will make to our team and the small businesses we serve.

Managing Cashflow

Wednesday, November 8 | 10:00 to 11:15 am | Virtual Attendance via Zoom | No cost

Describe the purpose of cash flow management in a startup small business. Assessing a cash flow cycle and making projections plus how a cash flow statement can assess and improve the financial health of a small business. How to seek out expert technical assistance to improve your cash flow management.

Register here.

Global Entrepreneurship Week: Celebrating Innovation and Opportunity

Monday, November 13th to November 17th 

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), taking place from November 13th to November 17th, is a worldwide celebration of innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and economic growth. At the Missouri SBDC at MSSU, we’re preparing to participate in this international movement, emphasizing the importance of fostering innovation, encouraging entrepreneurship, and building connections.

All programs during GEW week are available at no cost to participants.

In Celebration of Veteran Entrepreneurship, Building a Better Bankable Business Borrower

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 | 2:00 to 3:15 pm CST | Free, virtual event

To learn more about this free, virtual webinar, click here.

Why Export to Ireland?

Wednesday, November 15 | 10:00 to 11:00 am CST | Free, Plaster Hall Cornell Auditorium, Missouri State University or join virtually via Zoom

To learn more about this free event, click here.

Introduction to Government Contracting

Thursday, November 16| 10:00 to 11:15 am CST | Virtual attendance via Zoom

To learn more about this free event, click here.

Avoiding Missouri Worker Misclassification

Friday, November 17| 8:30 – 9:45 am CST | Virtual attendance via Zoom

To learn more about this free event, click here.

Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

Wednesday, November 29 | 4:00 to 5:15 am | Virtual Attendance via Zoom | No cost

This workshop teaches participants essential concepts to consider before starting a small business. Participants will learn about the importance of discovering their target market and gain an appreciation of understanding their customers. Participants will learn the steps in licensing and registering their business with federal, state and local agencies. Finally, participants will learn the basics of understanding the importance of cash flow projections and various funding alternatives.

Virtual Attendance Via Zoom. Register here.

Cost: No Charge

Your Voice, Your Training

We value your input and want to tailor our training offerings to your needs.
If there is a specific topic you’re eager to learn about or an area where you would like to sharpen your skills, we’re all ears! Don’t hesitate to reach out and share your ideas. Let’s shape your learning journey together!
Your success is our priority, and we can’t wait to hear from you!
Submit a training request here.

Looking for Business Assistance?

Are you ready to grow your existing business? Do you need technical assistance with management, marketing, finance, or accounting?

Check out the services available from the Missouri SBDC network! We exist to provide assistance and training for your small business.

Register today to become a Missouri SBDC client at now cost!

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,, for more about their centers and training offerings.

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