Partner Organizations

B2iVentures B2i Ventures specializes in technology, education and creative, the three areas that make the GU Institute the place to prepare employees today for tomorrow’s workforce. B2i Ventures and GU Institute are transforming business training and employee education by creating, delivering and using technology to retain employees and add value to the workplace.
sks logo final TM_clear 450x450 square Strategic Knowledge Solutions is the expert in improving human performance, developing expertise, helping organizations learn, and tackling the complex challenge of the human side of knowledge management. Our proven learning approaches produce immediate benefits by applying experiential learning and knowledge-basedstrategies to improve individual, team, and organizational performance.
Communities of the Future The Institute joins Communities of the future in developing new concepts of governance, economic development, leadership, and education/learning as a response to a fast-paced, interconnected, and increasingly complex world.
DRC Experts in Knowledge Management (KM) solutions for companies to improve performance, gain efficiency and maintain a competitive advantage, DRC works with the Institute to present workshops and serve as a resource for  Innovative Corporate Cultures. Specifically, DRC offers expertise in KM and Change Management.


Proudly Supporting

Blue Springs Chamber Logo Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce:  The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce promotes, develops and facilitates a strong economic environment in which the business community can grow and prosper.
Central-Exchange-Logo Central Exchange:  The Central Exchange provides the voice and venue for women seeking to reach their full personal and professional potential.
Greater-Kansas-City-Chamber Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce:  The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce works to make Greater Kansas City the best place to live, work, start and grow a business.
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City:  The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City offers training and programming for members designed to build their capacity and develop  business ski
Independence Council for Economic DevelopmentThe Independence EDC is a multi-faceted organization that is serves the needs of businesses.  Whether an existing business or looking for a new home to expand your business, IEDC offers training and resources.
Independence Chamber of CommerceHeadquartered in Independence, Missouri, the GU Institute proudly serves as a member of the Independence Chamber as it works to fulfill its mission to provide leadership and service to promote the economic growth of Independence.
ASTD-logo KC Chapter – American Society for Training and Development:  KC-ASTD promotes excellence in the field of learning and development.
Association-Execs-logo Kansas City Society of Association Executives:   The Kansas City Society of Association Executives (KCSAE) is dedicated to elevating Kansas City associations, educating public officials and to enhancing the performance of its members.
Lee's Summit Chamber logo Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce:  For over 50 years, the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce has been the voice of business for the Lee’s Summit area. The Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce creates opportunities for business success through networking, advocacy, and business and professional development.
Power Chics    A personal and professional development organization for women, Power Chics helps “chics” from all professional arenas grow and succeed; exchange thoughts and ideas with other business women while providing information, tips, tools and techniques to assist them in attaining our dreams, goals and desires.
World Future Society logo World Future Society:  The World Future Society is dedicated to exploring the future. Since its establishment more than 40 years ago, the Society and THE FUTURIST magazine serve as a neutral clearinghouse of ideas on the future.