Classes in Kansas City Help Improve Business Operations

Thursday, June 26 at 06:50 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank is excited to be working with the Missouri Small Business Development and Technology Center to bring you FastTrac® GrowthVenture™. This series of classes is designed for Kansas City Metro businesses that have been established for at least three years and are looking to improve their business operations.

Learn How To:

  • Review your past performance and determine lessons learned
  • Plan your financial needs to avoid cash flow problems
  • Make critical decisions about your business vision and strategy
  • Investigate next-stage growth and opportunities
  • Improve operational efficiency
  • Determine if you have the right people in place
  • Develop an overall business plan
  • Achieve a strong, competitive market position
  • Lead with clarity

Session Format, Location and Fee:

Classes will run once a week Sept. 5 – Nov. 7, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) at Arvest Bank located at 7401 W. 135th St., Overland Park, Kan. If you register before Aug. 15 the cost is $895, and if you register after Aug. 15 the cost is $995.

Week 1: Sizing Up Your Business
Week 2: Exploring Growth Opportunities
Week 3: Making Strategic Decisions
Week 4: Using Financial Tools
Week 5: Strengthening the Product/Service
Week 6: Seizing the Market
Week 7: Leading the Organization
Week 8: Managing Operations for Growth
Week 9: Charting Financial Performance
Week 10: Making It Happen

Apply Online at*

Scholarships sponsored by Arvest Bank are available for qualified applicants in the Kansas City metro area. For more information about registering for this class, or scholarships, please contact Carmen DeHart at (813) 235-6063.

Arvest Bank is committed to helping local business owners stand strong in their community and have been doing just that since 1961. Our history helps us recognize that this nation was built upon the goodwill and foresight of independent business owners. We intend to provide the support and resources that will allow businesses to flourish, further enhancing the culture and lifestyles of their communities throughout Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri. Our mission statement is simple, “People helping people find financial solutions for life.” The life of your business will change over time and we appreciate the opportunity to be a part of it.

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Carmen DeHart, 4747 Troost Ave., KCMO, 64110: (816) 235.6063,

Links marked with * go to a third-party site not operated or endorsed by Arvest Bank, an FDIC-insured institution.

Tags: Arvest Biz, Business Banking, Kansas City
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