The Managing Forward Series are online courses to reinforce and strengthen your small business for the future. Hosted by the Missouri SBDC and facilitated by subject matter experts from the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, with examples from Missouri businesses. The series is funded by the Cares Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learn from academic experts and connect with small business owners. 90-minute courses.
Series 1 runs for 7 weeks, Thursdays, 12:30pm-2:00pm
Complete 4 of the 6 courses (not including Panel Q&A) to receive a Certificate of Completion from the Bloch School of Management Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation / Missouri SBDC.
October 1, Disaster Planning for Small Businesses
October 8, Maintaining Continuity and Effective Management of Small Businesses in Remote Environments
October 15, Online Essentials for Small Businesses
October 22, Agile Marketing, Sales and E-commerce for Small Businesses
October 29, Supply Chain Challenges for Small Businesses
November 5, Essentials of Cybersecurity for Small Businesses
November 12, Managing Forward series Live Q&A Panel
Read more detailed descriptions of each week and then register for all 7 sessions or individual sessions here: