Free Training Opportunities for North Central Kansas

Training Available for NCK Residents, Businesses and Nonprofits

image of promotion for free trainings for north central kansas businesses and nonprofitsThe North Central Regional Planning Commission is hosting a series of FREE trainings through June 2022 for residents, businesses and nonprofits located in the 12-county NCRPC service area including the following North Central Kansas counties: Clay, Cloud, Dickinson, Ellsworth, Jewell, Lincoln, Marshall, Mitchell, Ottawa, Republic, Saline, and Washington.

View the training calendar below. Advance registration is required. To sign up, look for the “Register for this course” button at the bottom of each event.

All training is free and made possible, in part, through the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration’s CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant awarded to the NCRPC.

Much of the training will be delivered online via Zoom, although a limited number of classes are scheduled in person in various locations around the region.

Additional training opportunities may be scheduled based on demand and funding availability. Email us using the contact form below if you wish to be notified of future training opportunities as they become available or if you have questions.

Opportunities Specific to the Region’s Grocery Stores

The application period for One-on-One Technical Assistance for grocery stores located in North Central Kansas has closed.

Learn more about the grocery store training initiatives here.

Training Calendar

Board and Executive Director Succession Plans

Online via Zoom

Being prepared when the Executive Director, Board Officers or Board Members move on allows your operations to continue on smoothly when those transitions take place. Learn about the importance of creating succession plans that will help you to be prepared

Free

3M: Money, Market, and Management

Online via Zoom

The Top-3 reasons that start-ups fail: Money, Market, and Management! This 90-minute workshop is an introduction to the basics of Money, Market, and Management for anyone considering the launch of a new business or anyone looking for a refresher! Learn

Free

Succession Planning

Online via Zoom

This informational session is designed to grow awareness of the importance of succession planning for small business owners in Central Kansas. It is not a ‘how to’ workshop for exiting a business. Our session is particularly well suited for owners

Free

Know the Numbers

Online via Zoom

Know the Numbers is a 1-hour Start-Up Finance workshop. Financial problems are one of the major reasons that startups fail. Don’t become a casualty! This workshop covers the major financial statements, how to use them, Break Even Point, Overhead Rates,

Free

Engaging the Nonprofit Board in Fundraising

Online via Zoom

Every nonprofit board member should be responsible for helping the organization to fund raise and there are many ways to get engaged in assisting with fundraising. Find out what nonprofit board members can be doing to assist and how to

Free

3M: Money, Market, and Management

Online via Zoom

The Top-3 reasons that start-ups fail: Money, Market, and Management! This 90-minute workshop is an introduction to the basics of Money, Market, and Management for anyone considering the launch of a new business or anyone looking for a refresher! Learn

Free

Developing an Effective Fundraising Plan

Online via Zoom

Fundraising is one of the biggest challenges nonprofits face. For small to medium size nonprofits its even a bigger challenge. We will go through the steps of setting goals and identifying strategies for raising funds and diversifying your funding. About

Free

Know the Numbers

Online via Zoom

Know the Numbers is a 1-hour Start-Up Finance workshop. Financial problems are one of the major reasons that startups fail. Don’t become a casualty! This workshop covers the major financial statements, how to use them, Break Even Point, Overhead Rates,

Free

Creating and Implementing a Strategic Plan

Online via Zoom

You've heard the term in you fail to plan, you plan to fail. The creation and implementation of a strategic plan is critical to growing your organization. This session will take you through the steps of strategic planning for your

Free

3M: Money, Market, and Management

Online via Zoom

The Top-3 reasons that start-ups fail: Money, Market, and Management! This 90-minute workshop is an introduction to the basics of Money, Market, and Management for anyone considering the launch of a new business or anyone looking for a refresher! Learn

Free

Know the Numbers

Online via Zoom

Know the Numbers is a 1-hour Start-Up Finance workshop. Financial problems are one of the major reasons that startups fail. Don’t become a casualty! This workshop covers the major financial statements, how to use them, Break Even Point, Overhead Rates,

Free

Contact Form

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