BUSINESS CALENDAR

02/14/2013 6:54 AM

02/14/2013 6:55 AM

February 14

Thursday

Taking Care of Business

Seminar, 7:30 to 11 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 2041 N. Bradley Fair Parkway. Topic: Keys to an Effective Compensation Plan. Presented by Phil Hayes, The Arnold Group. Cost: $30, members; $40, others. For information, call Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, 316-265-7771.

Communication Skills for Supervisors

Seminar, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., CMD Training Center, Woodman Alumni Building, WSU campus. To register, call 316-978-3118 or go to www.cmd.wichita.edu.

Communicating the Organizational Shift

Second of a three-part series, 9 a.m. to noon, Butler of Andover, 715 E. Andover Road. Cost: $75. For information, call 316-218-6118 or e-mail skills@butlercc.edu.

NAIFA-Wichita

Continuing education session and luncheon meeting, 9:15 a.m., Botanica, 701 Amidon. Free to NAIFA members; others, $30. For information, call Marilyn Brzon, 316-733-8651, or e-mail mkaybrzon@cox.net.

Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money

Workshop, 3 to 5 p.m., WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Oliver and 29th Street North. Free. To register, call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-978-3913.

February 15

Friday

Via Christi Health/WIBA

Breakfast meeting, 7:30 a.m., Via Christi Health, 8200 E. Thorn. Topic: Affordable Care Act. Free to Wichita Independent Business Association members. For information, call WIBA, 316-201-3264.

Practical Entrepreneur Training Tools

12:30 to 3:30 p.m., WSU campus, Devlin Hall. Speaker: Andrea Feodorov, “Drive Sales & Increase Customers Overnight With Google AdWords.” Cost: $45. To register, call 316-978-3000 or go online at www.wichita.edu/PE.

February 19

Tuesday

Professional Customer Service

Seminar, 9 a.m. to noon, Center for Workforce & Professional Advancement, Butler of Andover, 715 E. Andover Road. Cost: $75. For information, call 316-218-6118 or e-mail skills@butlercc.edu.

Wichita Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants

Dinner meeting, 5:15 p.m., Spears Restaurant, 4323 W. Maple. Speaker: Jim Petrick, Petrick Benefit Plan Services, “Healthcare Reform – What Every Business Needs to Know.” For information, call Koko Dirkzwager, 316-462-2305.

February 20

Wednesday

Sunrise Scrambler

7:30 to 9 a.m., Sam’s Club East, 3415 N. Rock Road. Topic: “How to Manage Jerks, Prima Donnas, Divas and Hotheads.” Presented by Will Stricker and Anita Buchanan, PeopleMatter Group. Cost: $10 in advance or $15 at the door. For information, call Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, 316-265-7771.

Butler Community College Kansas Small Business Development Center

For business owners or those interested in starting a business, consultation by appointment, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Eureka Welcome Center, Greenwood Hotel, 410 N. Main, Eureka. For appointments, call 316-218-6311 or e-mail ksbdc@butlercc.edu.

Embracing the Role of the Supervisor

Seminar, 1 to 4 p.m., Center for Workforce & Professional Advancement, Butler of Andover, 715 E. Andover Road. Cost: $75. For information, call 316-218-6118 or e-mail skills@butlercc.edu.

February 21

Thursday

Managing Results of the Organizational Shift

Third of a three-part series, 9 a.m. to noon, Butler of Andover, 715 E. Andover Road. Cost: $75. For information, call 316-218-6118 or e-mail skills@butlercc.edu.

Budgeting Concepts

Seminar, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., CMD Training Center, Woodman Alumni Building, WSU campus. To register, call 316-978-3118 or go to www.cmd.wichita.edu.

February 22

Friday

Practical Entrepreneur Training Tools

12:30 to 3:30 p.m., WSU Campus, Devlin Hall. Speaker: Gaylen Chandler, “Capitalize on Creative Business Ideas.” Cost: $45. To register, call 316-978-3000 or go online to www.wichita.edu/PE.

Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money

Workshop, 1 to 3 p.m., WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Oliver and 29th Street North. Free. To register, call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-978-3913.

February 25

Monday

Quick Start Business Planning

Workshop, 3 to 5 p.m., WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Oliver and 29th Street North. Free. To register, call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-978-3913.

February 26

Tuesday

Teams as Vehicles for Problem Solving

Seminar, 9 a.m. to noon, Center for Workforce & Professional Advancement, Butler of Andover, 715 E. Andover Road. Cost: $75. For information, call 316-218-6118 or e-mail skills@butlercc.edu.

Health Care and Your Business

Workshop, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Oliver and 29th Street North. Cost: $20. To register, call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-978-3913.

February 27

Wednesday

Butler Community College Kansas Small Business Development Center

For business owners or those interested in starting a business, consultation by appointment, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Butler Community College – Marion Campus, 412 N. Second, Marion. For appointments, call 316-218-6311 or e-mail ksbdc@butlercc.edu.

February 28

Thursday

Where DID My Time Go?

Seminar, 9 a.m. to noon, Center for Workforce & Professional Advancement, Butler of Andover, 715 E. Andover Road. Cost: $75. For information, call 316-218-6118 or e-mail skills@butlercc.edu.

Business Crisis Management

Workshop, 1 to 3 p.m., WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Oliver and 29th Street North. Free. To register, call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-978-3913.

Friday

March 1

Practical Entrepreneur Training Tools

12:30 to 3:30 p.m., WSU campus, Devlin Hall. Speaker: Don Hackett, “Goal Setting: How to Execute and Win.” Cost: $45. To register, call 316-978-3000 or go online to www.wichita.edu/PE.

March 5

Tuesday

Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money

Workshop, 10 a.m. to noon, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Oliver and 29th Street North. Free. To register, call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-978-3913.

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