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Missouri SBDC to host no-cost Money Smart Series


The Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at State Fair Community College will host, at no cost, a three-session Money Smart Series for small businesses located in Pettis, Johnson, Saline, and Lafayette counties. Sessions will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays, May 19, 26 and June 2. Participants may attend online via Zoom or in-person in Fielding Technical Center, Room 253, on the Sedalia campus. The Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission is co-sponsoring the event. Registration is required. 

The Money Smart Series will help owners and managers build stronger and more resilient businesses. The May 19 session, Financial Management, covers financial basics such as practices, rules and tools; start-up and capital finances and finances for growing the business, and fixed assets basics.  

Managing Cash Flow is on May 26 and covers start-up cash flow management, cycles and projections, and the use of statements to assess and improve the business’s financial health. 

Risk Management is the final session on June 2. Attendees will learn about common risks, external and internal factors that affect risks and warning signs. How to implement, monitor and evaluate a risk management plan also will be presented.  

To register for this no-cost Money Smart Series, visit www.sfccmo.edu/the-learning-force. People also may contact Kelly Asbury, SBDC director, at kasbury1@sfccmo.edu or 660-596-7350.