Mid-Continent Public Library’s Square One Small Business services will present the following virtual events in April:
Business Model Canvas Workshop
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Virtual via Zoom
Is your business model working? Join Kimberly Beer to learn how to stop the chaos and create meaningful direction in your business while ensuring your business idea is solid. Ideal for new entrepreneurs looking to define their concept and seasoned business owners who want to prevent the dreaded three- and five-year business slumps.
You will leave this experience with a business skill you can apply to current and future growth projects, a better understanding of your customer's pains and gains to use in marketing, and insights on how to improve and expand your current and future business ideas.
Warning: This is a visual workshop style class that requires provided sticky notes and large poster. Registration with email is required. Each student will receive a packet with supplies for the class.
Viewing Format: Zoom (link will be sent to registered students before the class).
Food Trucking 101
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Want to start a food truck? Not sure where to start, or maybe, how to finish what you’ve started? Join us for this 2-hour event designed to give you the groundwork to plan your cuisine, equipment, business model, brand, financials (including funding), and of course, to answer your questions. Your menu can be all about your personal style, but when it comes to running a profitable food truck, make sure you get the facts.
Hosted by Xander Winkel of the Ennovation Center, featured guests include Brandon Simpson of Jazzy B’s Food Truck, Kim Niebaum and Michelle Ferguson of CoffeeCake KC, and August Spallo of CiaoBella.
• Identify your next steps for starting your food truck
• Find out what information you need to gather so that you can take those next steps
• Explore follow up opportunities to build your skills in digital marketing, book keeping, and business strategy
To view this class, visit the Business of Food Trucks Facebook Account at https://www.facebook.com/foodtruckbiz
For more information on Square One events and to register, visit www.mymcpl.org/square-one/events.