OzSBI Upcoming Events



07.16
Managing Forward: Disaster Planning for Small Businesses
Thursday, July 16, 2020
12:30 - 2 p.m.

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,this course focuses on how small businesses can develop a plan for disaster management and recovery.

07.23
Master Remote Work Professional Certificate Course Informational Webinar
Thursday, July 23, 2020
12 - 1 p.m.

Discover the tools and skills needed to transition from on-site work into a remote career with a free one-hour introduction to the Rural Online Initiative (ROI), a master remote work professional online certification series with the University of Missouri Extension (MU Extension). 

07.23
Managing Forward: Maintaining Continuity and Effective Management of Small Businesses in Remote Environments
Thursday, July 23, 2020
12:30 - 2 p.m.

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, this course focuses on effective business management practices when operating a business in remote environments. Special attention will be given to operating a business during a crisis.

07.30
Managing Forward: Online Essentials for Small Businesses
Thursday, July 30, 2020
12:30 - 2 p.m.

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, this course focuses on the essentials every business must work through for operating a business online.

08.06
Managing Forward: Agile Marketing, Sales and E-commerce for Small Businesses
Thursday, August 6, 2020
12:30 - 2 p.m.

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, this course focuses on developing an effective E-commerce strategy and plan that focuses on steps every business must work through to successfully market and sell using on-line tools with distributed customers, employees, and suppliers.

08.13
Managing Forward: Supply Chain Challenges for Small Businesses
Thursday, August 13, 2020
12:30 - 2 p.m.

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, this course explains how to integrate brick-and-mortar small businesses with online technologies and services to add flexibility and increase responsiveness. 

08.13
Meet-the-Artist: Mark Wallen
Thursday, August 13, 2020
2 - 4 p.m.
Drop by for a meet-and-greet hosted by OzSBI and the West Plains Council on the Arts featuring the work of Mark Wallen, current artist on display at OzSBI.
08.20
Managing Forward: Essentials of Cybersecurity for Small Businesses
Thursday, August 20, 2020
12:30 - 2 p.m.

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, this course will describe the most effective steps to prevent attacks and provide actionable techniques that can be used handle and prevent attacks. 

08.27
Managing Forward: Live Q&A Panel
Thursday, August 27, 2020
12:30 - 2 p.m.

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, this live Q&A will feature a panel of instructors and facilitators from throughout the Managing Forward series.