Biz Agenda

Thursday, March 3

Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money

3 to 5 p.m., WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Oliver and 29th North. Cost: Free. Registration required. Call WSU KSBDC, 316-978-3193.

Leadership Integrity:

How to Prevent the Extinction of the Ethical Business Person, 3 to 5 p.m., Wichita Hyatt, 400 W. Waterman. $20 for SHRM members, $25 for nonmembers. To register, go to or e-mail Shelbye Smith,

BNI — Business Network International

For more information about local chapter meetings, go to www.bni.wichita or call 316-616-5922.

Friday, March 4

Effective Supervision

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Butler of Andover, 715 E. Andover Road. Cost: $395. For more information or to register, call 316-218-6118.

Practical Entrepreneur Training Tools

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., WSU Devlin Hall. Topic: Branding — Define Your Essence. Cost: $35, includes lunch. To register, call 316-978-3000 or go online to

Monday, March 7

Desk and Derrick Club of Wichita

Luncheon meeting, noon, Petroleum Club, 100 N. Broadway, Suite 900. Speaker: Chris Steincamp, Change in Kansas Case Laws. For reservations, call Jodi Hime, 620-241-9187.

Tuesday, March 8

Project Management Institute — Wichita Chapter

PMP Certification Exam Prep three-day course in partnership with WATC, Building 200, Room 154, 4004 N. Webb Road. For more information, go to or call Steve Hickle, 316-207-5717.

Wichita Independent Business Association

Monthly luncheon meeting, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wichita Area Association of Realtors, 170 W. Dewey. Speaker: Todd Tiahrt. Cost: $15. For reservations, call WIBA, 316-201-3264.

Kansas Geological Society

Technical program, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Wichita Law Library, conference room, 225 N. Market. Topic: Oilfields of Kansas. For more information, call Bob Cowdery, 316-267-9030.

Wichita Area Technical College

National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission on site, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., WATC, 4501 E. 47th St. South. For more information, call Angela Aubrey, 316-677-1407.

Wednesday, March 9

West Wichita Business Association

Luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Reflection Ridge, 2300 N. Tyler Road. Cost: $8. For reservations, call Kathy, 316-652-1248, or e-mail

Metro Mingle

4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Hosted by Abode Venue, 1330 E. Douglas. Cost: $10 members; $20 nonmembers. Contact Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, 316-265-7771.

Wichita Professional Communicators

Monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Larkspur, 904 E. Douglas. Speaker: Elliott Engel, "A Light History of English." Cost: $12 members; $10 students; $15 guests. To register, e-mail

Thursday, March 10

River City Networking

7 a.m., Bistro at Riverside, Central and McLean Boulevard. For more information, call 316-312-0419.

WSU Alumni Association Rise & Shine Breakfast

7:30 to 8:30 a.m., WSU Marcus Welcome Center. Speaker: Linwood Sexton. Cost: $18 members; $20 nonmembers. For reservations, call 316-978-3836 or e-mail

NAIFA — Wichita

Continuing education and luncheon meeting, 9 a.m., Botanica, 701 Amidon. For reservations, call Marilyn Brzon, 316-733-8651.

Small Business CEO Roundtable

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., University of Phoenix, 3020 N. Cypress, Suite 150. For more information, contact Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, 316-265-7771.

Young Professionals of Derby

Eberle Leadership Speaker Series, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Derby Welcome Center. Cost: $10 members; $15 nonmembers. For more information, call 316-788-3421.

Entrepreneurship Forum Series for Business Ownership

Michael DeLazzer, Redbox, 3:30 p.m., 107 Devlin Hall, WSU. For more information, go to or call 316-978-5162.

Friday, March 11

Practical Entrepreneur Training Tools

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., WSU Devlin Hall. Topic: The Business Plan & Investor Pitch. Cost: $35, includes lunch. To register, call 316-978-3000 or go online to