GrowMidMo Announces Seven Fall Training Opportunities for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

August 8, 2018

GrowMidMo has now released its fall 2018 schedule of business classes. From financial management to start-up success, and from marketing to government contracts, this fall’s class lineup has something to offer to all entrepreneurs and small business owners.


Photo: A GrowMidMo small business seminar in June 2018.


“These business training opportunities will help you increase your skills and your profits,” said Ryan Eidson, GrowMidMo Program Administrator. “As you develop your business management skills, you will grow your ability to lead employees, clients, and customers which will impact your bottom line.”


Each of the training events are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. The trainings are:

  • Focus on Financial Management, a three-part course in September to help you understand financial statements, analyze cash flow, and manage your future cash needs;

  • First Steps to Starting Your Business, which is offered three times this fall to help new entrepreneurs explore the process to begin a business in Missouri;

  • Prepare Your Marketing Activities for Small Business Saturday, a brown bag lunch & learn workshop to help you prepare for the large retail opportunity in November;

  • Grow Your Business with Government Contracts, a one-hour introduction to the opportunity to do local, state, educational, and federal contracting; and

  • Employee Wellness, a brown bag lunch & learn workshop to explore health incentives and wellness programs for your employees.


“When you attend these trainings, you will also meet like-minded entrepreneurs and make valuable connections for your business,” added Eidson. “You can learn from each other’s experiences and realize that you’re not alone in the challenges that you face in your business.”


For more details about these trainings, including dates, locations, and costs, call 660-263-8811, go to the Calendar page, or download this PDF. Some of these trainings require preregistration and have small fees for materials.


GrowMidMo began in 2012 to help entrepreneurs and small businesses from startup to succession. The program provides a supportive culture, access to capital, networking opportunities, and business & technical assistance to entrepreneurs in the greater Moberly area of Howard, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Ralls, Randolph, and Shelby Counties. GrowMidMo includes the Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) and Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) services in partnership with the University of Missouri Extension. For more information, call 660-263-8811 or visit www.growmidmo.com.

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