UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark and sustain entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.

KCSourceLink connects KC entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

MOSourceLink connects Missouri entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and businesses to technologies available for licensing.

Digital Sandbox KC provides early-stage proof-of-concept support for digital products.

Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center provides technical assistance to startup and existing businesses.

ScaleUP! Kansas City helps businesses with revenues around $200K scale toward their first $1 million.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

KCInvestED helps investors learn more about investing in KC startups.

SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
UMKC Innovation Center

Crowder College Training & Development Solutions (TDS)

Training & Development Solutions offers customized training for area businesses.

About

Crowder College Training & Development Solutions (TDS) offers a wide range of customized training classes to businesses and manufactures in southwest Missouri.  Classes address issues in human resources, management, leadership, essential soft skills, industrial maintenance, robotics, manufacturing development, and health/safety.

Services

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Retention

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • High Tech Development
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking Space
  • Incubator Space

Operations and Logistics

  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Environmental Compliance

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Human Resources Training
Primary ContactMelissa Smith
Address420 Grand Avenue
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone(800) 783-8053