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A Final Message from this Dean

A Final Message from this Dean This will be my last message as dean of the Craig School of Business since I retire at the end of the month! As we approach the four-year anniversary of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Missouri Western and the end of my five years as dean of the Craig [...]

By |2018-06-06T03:26:50+00:00June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Final Message from this Dean

Craig School of Business Franchise Program Winner Announced

The Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University announced that Nathan Nold, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree last month, has won a business opportunity through the school’s franchise program. Nold, of Savannah, Missouri, was one of the finalists from a senior-level applied entrepreneurship class this spring who [...]

By |2018-06-06T03:27:52+00:00June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Craig School of Business Franchise Program Winner Announced

On the Job Training Program Assists Small Businesses

Employers can gain a financial benefit through the Missouri On the Job Training program, which gives a business a cash reimbursement of 50 percent of training wages to help offset the costs associated with training a new, permanent employee. The program targets new and open positions that have the potential after training of earning a sustainable [...]

By |2018-06-07T00:30:28+00:00June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on On the Job Training Program Assists Small Businesses

2018 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Named

The Center for Entrepreneurship honored two local businessmen during  the third annual Entrepreneurship Week.  Scott Gann was named Entrepreneur of the Year .  Gann opened Scott Gann Construction in 1986 and later bought his parents’ business, Gann Backhoe Service. He went on to found SDG Developments with his wife, Debby. Gann also manages his parents’ [...]

By |2018-06-06T02:09:53+00:00June 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Named

2018 Entrepreneurship Week was a Success

Missouri Western's third annual Entrepreneurship Week was a huge success attracting more than 800 participants over five days. This year’s event featured several networking events and seminars on a variety of topics including how-to sessions on Quickbooks, Excel, social media marketing and more. Entrepreneurs of all ages attended and learned from the week-long events.  High [...]

By |2018-06-06T02:08:38+00:00June 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2018 Entrepreneurship Week was a Success

Sourcelink Northwest Missouri Set to Launch

Roundtable of Economic Developers is excited to announce the launch of the new Sourcelink Northwest Missouri website. This site will be a helpful tool for small business owners in the region, serving as a central hub to connect entrepreneurs with relevant resources for business development. Aspiring startups and established small businesses will be able to find the [...]

By |2018-06-06T02:15:38+00:00June 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sourcelink Northwest Missouri Set to Launch

Workshops and Networking Key to Entrepreneurial Success

A week long event to help entrepreneurs kicks off today. The Road to Success Entrepreneurship Week offers a variety of workshops and networking opportunities to the public March 19 through 23 at the Fulkerson Center at Missouri Western State University. This is the third year for the event, which has more than 500 registrants for [...]

By |2018-03-20T19:47:45+00:00March 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Workshops and Networking Key to Entrepreneurial Success

Craig School of Business Franchise Program

Ten students are enrolled in the Applied Entrepreneurship class.  They are studying a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory on the west coast, preparing a business plan and presentation.  The students will present their plans to a panel of judges and compete to own a franchise and join over 20 owners in the Franchise Program. The students have had the [...]

By |2018-02-16T15:28:22+00:00February 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Craig School of Business Franchise Program

Entrepreneurship Week March 19-23

Entrepreneurship Week, a series of workshops and events, will be held March 19-23, 2018 at Missouri Western State University. Sponsored by the Craig School of Business Center for Entrepreneurship, Don Tolly American Family Insurance Agency and Sumner, Carter, Hardy & Schwichtenberg, PC, the weeklong program is targeted toward local business professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs, college students, [...]

By |2018-02-27T21:50:02+00:00February 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Entrepreneurship Week March 19-23

CoJoe Co-Working Space

The wishes of area entrepreneurs are finally being granted with the planned opening of CoJoe, an innovative co-working space located in historic downtown St. Joseph. The fully-functional workspace is designed to be shared by entrepreneurs, freelancers, start-ups and remote workers who understand the value of community and collaboration. “To have a growing local economy you must [...]

By |2018-02-16T22:04:57+00:00February 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CoJoe Co-Working Space