Staff resources

Links to commonly used resources for MU Business Development Program staff are available here. Those without a university username and password may not be able to access all of these links.

Portal for Missouri Business Development Program – (intranet/internal site). After logging in (using your MU UserID/pawprint), follow the menu selections to find:

  • Administrative forms and documents (SOP, Professional Development Manual, all operating forms)
  • Communication guidelines and materials (guide, branding, templates, usage, email signatures)
  • Curriculum (download branded program materials for course presentation, SMART and balanced scorecard materials)
  • File manager for shared files, logos, website statistics, etc.
  • Impact reports
  • Tools:
    • Finance (ProfitCents, Business Reference Guide)
    • HR (HR Simple)
    • Market research (Esri, Bizminer)
    • Communications (guidelines, templates)
  • Staff directory

Webmail – login to MU webmail

WebCATS - login to Outreach Systems (data entry, reports)

WebAPPS - update training calendar

Styleguides (both based on AP Style)

Social media and updates

Constant Contact – offers free online tool for emailing newsletters, training event announcements for SBTDCs including:

Current job openings with BDP

MU Extension staff resources including:

  • myHR – electronic timesheet, update tax withholding, view leave balances, etc.

National websites

  • SBDC.net – information clearinghouse for SBDCs/SBTDCs
  • ASBDC – America’s Small Business Development Centers (national association)
  • SBA – Small Business Administration
  • APTAC – Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (national association)