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Better your business, yourself and your staff.  

Check out our training calendar to register for upcoming business training sessions.



Before you are “open for business” you need to attend this training.  Don’t make the mistakes that many others have made.  Come learn what it takes to open a business in Missouri. Learn about assessing your business idea, legal and regulatory requirements, marketing strategies, and identifying sources of financing. 



Whether you are thinking about starting up or have been in business for years, a business plan can play an important role in your execution, growth, and success.  Come learn about the key elements of a business plan and how to get started writing one.



Are you managing your finances or are they managing you? Learn how to use your financial information to make good business decisions. This three part series will cover understanding financial statements, managing cash flow, and predicting cash needs. 


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Microsoft Excel is a useful tool for small business from spreadsheets to graphs, formulas to functions.  We offer a Level 1 and Level 2 training for participants to learn and advance through this helpful office tool.  This training is designed for small business owners, managers and employees, as well as individuals looking to improve their job skills.



QuickBooks is a popular accounting software for many small businesses.  This training introduces participants to the desktop version of QuickBooks.  Emphasis will be on properly setting up lists and inputting transactions, as well as how to generate reports to assist with decision making.  This training is designed for small business owners and employees who manage company financials that want to use QuickBooks.



Do you have a product that would serve a need in the international marketplace?  Trying to enter the global market can be daunting and intimidating. The Missouri SBDC at MSSU works with a powerful network of partners to coordinate and streamline delivery of international trade services to primarily new-to-export and new-to-market companies. 

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