A Kansas Metropolis-based program that helps small enterprise house owners is accepting functions for its subsequent cohort.
The GROWTH360 program is centered round giving small enterprise house owners within the Kansas Metropolis metro a 360-degree perspective on their corporations, serving to them make higher enterprise choices and keep away from blind spots. This system is free to accepted entrepreneurs.
Via a mix of teaching, training and connections, GROWTH360 helps small enterprise house owners “reopen stronger, create a legacy and stay very important pillars in our various communities.” Having a range of views, industries and experiences is essential for every cohort, because it enriches this system for all members. Of the newest energetic members within the newest cohort, 75% have been from underrepresented communities.
Functions for the digital course are due Could tenth. To qualify, enterprise house owners should work full-time within the enterprise, will need to have been in enterprise for a minimum of two years, and have a minimum of $50,000 in gross sales in 2020.
“Many alumni from (this system) leverage what they realized within the course when COVID-19 hit, and due to that, many have been able to seize new alternatives that helped them transfer ahead, regardless of the pandemic,” mentioned Jill Hathaway, GROWTH360 facilitator and enterprise improvement guide.
This system is supplied by the Missouri Small Business Development Center on the College of Missouri-Kansas Metropolis and the UMKC Innovation Center. The SBDC gives consulting providers and enterprise/know-how coaching at little or no value. The UMKC Innovation Heart companions with the college and group to spark entrepreneurial efforts within the Kansas Metropolis area.