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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 7 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

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.                                 So where do you start?
Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course 
designed to give technology and science based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable 
innovation.
Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business.  Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.
Topics include:
~Business Model/Customer Development/Value Propositions 
~Researching Business Concept/Lean Canvas Product Development
~Entering the Market/Distribution Channels  
~Intellectual Property and Financial Projections  
~Building Management Teams and Advisory Boards   
~How to Pitch to Investors/Funding Sources  
~Identifying Funding and Working with Investors/Term Sheets and Due Diligence  

Cost:

$795.00

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6063




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 7 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

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.                                 So where do you start?
Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course 
designed to give technology and science based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable 
innovation.
Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business.  Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.
Topics include:
~Business Model/Customer Development/Value Propositions 
~Researching Business Concept/Lean Canvas Product Development
~Entering the Market/Distribution Channels  
~Intellectual Property and Financial Projections  
~Building Management Teams and Advisory Boards   
~How to Pitch to Investors/Funding Sources  
~Identifying Funding and Working with Investors/Term Sheets and Due Diligence  

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6063




Missouri Master Naturalist (Session 7 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Mo Dept of Conservation
783 Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton MO map...

Description:

Help protect the natural resources of Camden, Miller, Morgan and surrounding counties by becoming a Missouri Master Naturalist. The Missouri Master Naturalist program is a community-based, adult natural resource education and volunteer program designed to engage Missourians in the stewardship of our state's natural resources. Registration has begun for the Lake of the Ozarks Master Naturalist certification training course. An orientation session will be held January 17 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Mo. Dept of Conservation Office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. Closing date for the spring training registration is January 31st and class size is limited. Training sessions will be held at the Mo. Dept of Conservation office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. from 6-9 pm on Wednesdays beginning February 28th and ending May 23th. Three Saturday field trips are included. The 50-hour course will teach you about Missouri's natural resource ecology and management. After graduation, participants are asked to provide 40 hours of volunteer service on land management, citizen science, education, and other conservation related projects in the local community and participate in eight hours of advanced training opportunities. For more information on the class, contact Patricia Barrett at 573-369-2394 or email at barrettpr@missouri.edu more...

Session topic:

Aquatic Ecosystems Herps

Registration:

Return your registration packet, along with payment to: University of Missouri Extension – Camden County 44 Roofener Street, P.O. Box 1405 Camdenton, MO 65020  more...

Registration
deadline:

1/31/2018

Class size:

24

Event full:

No

Cost:

$100.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Miller County
phone: 573-369-2394




Grow Your Farm Training and Farm Tour Series (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Jackson County River Market offices
105 E 5th Street Ste 200, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Training and support for beginning farmers and others who want to evaluate and plan their farm enterprise. Participants will attend a set of practical seminars and field days to learn and network. Instructors and farmers teach the sessions on how to: Build networks Create a mission Set goals Plan for profit Explore new agricultural alternatives Study practical legal issues Tour farms Obtain new resources Gain technical advice Learn sustainable practices  more...

Session topic:

Grow Your Farm (Session 6) Keeping Track of Finances

Registration:

Contact: Jackson County Extension Center, 816-252-5056 or e-mail: Jeff Samborski (samborskij@missouri.edu) Space is limited Registration deadline is: February 23, 2018  more...

Registration
deadline:

2/23/2018

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$130.00
It is recommended that you contact the Jackson County Extension Office to register due to the various fee options. 816-252-5051 $130 per farm business (2 people). $25 for each additional person from the same farm. $35 per farm business (2 people) if you are a veteran or are a socially disadvantaged farmer (a group whose members have been subjected to racial or ethnic prejudice because of their identity as members of a group without regard to their individual qualities—see checklist below.) Limited to 20 farms. Fee includes seminar materials, speakers, and light refreshments.

Facilitator:

Samborski Jeff, samborskij@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Platte County
phone: 816-252-5051




Business Plan Development (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 6:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
St. Louis Community College-Meramec campus
11333 Big Bend Road, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

An intensive four-session individually customized course designed to provide new and aspiring entrepreneurs with the tools and resources to create a solid business plan.

Registration:

http://www.stlcc.edu

Cost:

$0.00
All fees collected by the St. Louis Community College

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis North City - SBTDC
phone: 314-405-8400




Chronic Disease Self-Management-Lake Ozark (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Class will be held in the multi purpose room
1600 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark MO map...

Description:

This 6 session course will help people with chronic illness learn healthy ways to live with a disease. Knowledge and skills learned include those needed to manage and overcome physical and emotional problems caused by the disease.

Registration:

Please contact the Camden county Extension office at 573-346-2644 to register.

Registration
deadline:

3/30/2018

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center in Cole County
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining a quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance 3) appropriate use of medications 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals 5) nutrition 6) how to evaluate new treatments

Registration:

Contact the MU Extension Center in Cole County by telephone at 573-634-2824 or by email at coleco@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

3/28/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
There is no fee due to funding from the Central Missouri Regional Arthritis Center

Facilitator:

Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573-634-2824




Introduction to QuickBooks (Desktop)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension River Market offices
105 E 5th Street Ste 200, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This hands on workshop will help you learn advanced topics about QuickBooks. The following will be covered: Customizing sales receipts & invoices, adding custom fields, customizing & memorizing reports, memorizing transactions, exporting to excel, tracking quantities, reconciling accounts and much more. This class supports businesses that have experience using QuickBooks. Pre-registration required.

 more...

Registration:

Online: samborskij@missouri.edu Phone: 816-252-5051 Pre-registration Required

 more...

Registration
deadline:

4/2/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00
Grow Your Farm Registrants (Call office)

Facilitator:

Samborski Jeff, samborskij@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Platte County
phone: 816-252-5051




Diabetes Education including Diabetes Self-Management- MCPL- South East Library Branch (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Covenant Presbyterian Church
5931 Swope Pkwy, Kansas City, MO , Kansas City MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051




Start Up Basics - An Introduction to starting a Small Business (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

LaunchU is a business start-up program used to introduce basic business concepts and also take participants through idea validation. At the end of the class, students should have a complete business plan and be able to move forward with their business concept if they still wish to do so.

Session topic:

Part one of this class is the concept of cash flow and there will be an accounting guest speaker. Part two of this class is teaching the students how to plan for further action and really put all the concepts we've gone over so far together. There will be a legal guest speaker during this half of the training.

Registration
deadline:

3/26/2018

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00




Taking Care of You- Excelsior Springs (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Good Samaritan Center
339 E Broadway Street, Excelsior Springs MO map...

Description:

Taking Care of You is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. Activities of the program are aimed at increasing mindfulness, positive emotions, optimism, resiliency to stress, coping skills, and self care of one’s mind, body and spirit. Here is a summary of what the program involves and what it can offer: Research-based stress management program for adults, offered by University of Missouri Extension Unique approach to stress management and adopting healthier behaviors Based on positive psychology, with an emphasis on mindfulness Involves four interactive sessions Teaches practical skills A rigorous program evaluation showed decreased stress levels and improved lifestyle behaviors. As a result of the program, participants: Cultivate positive emotions and resiliency to stress Discover opportunities in life’s challenges Develop improved responses to stress in terms of their thoughts, emotions and behaviors Take better care of one’s health — body, mind and spirit

Registration:

Closed to site only

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Vance, vanceam@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 1 (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact Kelsey Weitzel at 5738822799 or weitzelkj@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

3/28/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Kelsey Weitzel, weitzelkj@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 573-882-2799




Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 2 (Session 2 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, contact the Cooper County Extension Office at 660-882-5661.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 2 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week, evidence based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active. The exercises are easy to learn, safe, and effective. You will gradually increase your strength, endurance, and improve your balance.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Cooper County MU Extension Office at 660-882-5661.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 in Sedalia (Session 1 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 in Sedalia (Session 1 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Description:

Missouri's Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591