4747 Troost Avenue
University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64110
FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ is targeted to existing businesses who want to develop a plan for growing their companies. Hindsight is 20/20, so use that to create a framework and a plan to improve your business performance. In this course, you are an active participant working on your own business strategy. Facilitators are knowledgeable entrepreneur practitioners who are attuned to the issues that influence the decisions you make about your company, making the program meaningful by applying this knowledge to your business. On-going coaching enables you to access one-on-one input to continue to move your business forward even after the program has ended.
Regular fee: $995. Pay before August 15 and pay only $845!
Week 1: Sizing Up Your Business
Focus: Assessing your organization
Week 2: Exploring Growth Opportunities
Focus: Scanning the marketplace
Week 3: Making Strategic Decisions
Focus: Developing direction
Week 4: Using Financial Tools
Focus: Building a case for growth
Week 5: Strengthening the Product/Service
Focus: Operational planning
Week 6: Growing the Market with Intl. Trade
Focus: Exporting & Trade Basics 101
Week 7: Leading the Organization
Focus: Succession Planning 101
Week 8: Managing Operations for Growth
Focus: Management Flow Chart
Week 9: Charting Financial Performance
Focus: Trend analysis for growth
Week 10: Making It Happen
This class is full.
Do you live or own a business in Kansas City, MO? There are limited scholarships available for this course through the Urban Growth Initiative program.