Business

Upcoming business events: Week of Nov. 10

Workshops and classes

Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer the following online courses beginning Nov. 19: Spanish for Medical Professionals, Understanding the Cloud, Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2013, Explore a Career in Nursing, Introduction to LinkedIn Career Networking, and What's New in Microsoft Office 2013. Go to Ed2go.com/bluegrass for a course list or call (859) 246-6666 for more info.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following training events at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.

Workshops:

Tech Night, 7 p.m. Nov. 10.

Windows 7, 8.1, 10 & Internet Explorer 11, 7 p.m. Nov. 11.

Photos & Coffee, 9 a.m. Nov. 13 and 20.

Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. Nov. 13.

Special Seminar: Introduction to Twitter, 10 a.m. Nov. 18, $30.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West and Raj Shah. Membership: $40. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

A series of free classes for women and minority-owned businesses seeking to do business with the government will be offered by the Lexington-Fayette County Government and Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. Most classes are at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. To register call (859) 257-7668 or go to Lexingtonky.gov/MWBE. The classes include:

KYTC Pre-Qualification, 9-11 a.m. Nov. 14.

Kentucky MWBE Program Certification, 9-11 a.m. Nov. 18.

How to Do Business with the Federal Government, 4-6 p.m. Nov. 20.

Meetings

University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Nov. 11 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Interviewing strategies. (Résume reviews will take place after the meeting.) Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.

National Association of Women Business Owners will meet 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 18 at Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road. Speaker: Craig M. King, president and CEO, R.J. Corman Railroad Group. Cost: $20 members, $24 others. Register at Lexnawbo.org.

The Lexington IIBA Bluegrass Chapter will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at ITT Technical Institute, 2473 Fortune Road, Suite 180. Topic: Business analysis at a global scale. Presenter: Basha Roberts, business analyst at Alltech. Register at Bluegrass.iiba.org. Cost: $5 members and students, $10 others. Info@bluegrass.iiba.org or Bluegrass.iiba.org for more info.

The Lexington ARMA Chapter will meet for lunch and a tour of the new State Records Center in Frankfort during its monthly meeting Nov. 20. Contact Dorothy DeLong at (859) 858-8815 for meeting/transportation details. $17 for ARMA members, $20 others.

The Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 20 at Jefferson Davis Inn, 319 Cedar Street. Topic: Project management in a biopharmaceutical and clinical research organizational environment. Presenter: Brad Vernon, inVentiv Health Clinical. Cost: $15-$22. Contact: VP_Programs@pmibluegrass.org. Register at Pmibluegrass.org.

Events

Kentucky Regional Conference on School Safety and Bullying will be Nov. 10 and 11 at The Center for Rural Development, 2292 South U.S. 27 in Somerset. Nationally recognized speakers. Tuition-free training. Visit Schoolsafety911.org to register and download a conference brochure for session times.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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