The University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 9 to 10:15 a.m. April 26 at Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Exploring government employment options. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
The Inventors Council Central Kentucky will meet at 6:30 p.m. May 3 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Topic: Young Inventors Night featuring Newton’s Attic. Free. Info: Kyinventors.org or 859-201-1311.
The East Kentucky Leadership Conference will be April 28 and 29 at the Morehead Conference Center in Morehead. The theme for this year’s conference is The Next Big Thing is Really Small. MSU’s program developing really small micro-satellites will be featured, along with other technological drivers of the new economy developing in Eastern Kentucky .
The two-day conference begins with registration at 8 a.m. April 28. Early registration is $35 a person or $50 for couples, $10 for students. Participants may register at Alumni.moreheadstate.edu/ekyl. Additional information is available at Eklf.org.
The Lexington Area Postal Customer Council will present a Small Business Seminar from 1 to 3 p.m. May 4 at Lexington’s main post office, 1088 Nandino Boulevard, Room 230. Learn to understand Postal Service regulations, and the tools available to grow a business by reaching more customers and making mailings more effective. Postal experts will teach you how to determine the correct postage according to size requirements for letters, flats and parcels. $10. Parking is in the employee lot, behind the fencing near the Thornton’s entrance. Questions: Eric Thornsburg, 859-231-6765 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Business & Leadership Conference will be May 5 at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa. Keynote speaker is Tiffany Dufu, chief leadership officer for Levo. Breakout sessions include: living in the gap between now and realizing your dreams; from passenger to pilot: empowering women to work their business; and the power of influence: finding your leadership style. Register at Womenleadingky.com/wlk-online-registration/.
Workshops and classes
The Bluegrass SBDC & SCORE Lexington will present the following workshop, Essential Finance for Non-Financial Executives, Owners, and Entrepreneurs, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 26 at the Commerce Lexington Building, 330 East Main Street. Not a CPA, CFO, or an accountant? Get a financial education and be prepared to make more powerful, informed business decisions, understand the essence of cash flow, and analyze financial statements with new clarity. You'll come away better equipped to speak and interact intelligently with finance colleagues. $25. Register on-line at: Eventbrite.com/e/basic-finance-for-entrepreneurs-tickets-24462579233. Info: 859-231-9902.
▪ Database, 7 p.m. April 25.
▪ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. April 26.
▪ Unix / Linux, 7 p.m. April 28.
▪ Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. May 3.
▪ Tech Chat & Problem Solving, 1:30 p.m. May 5.
▪ Dr. Fixit & iHelp, 10 a.m. May 7.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers classes in beginner and intermediate computer subjects at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107 in Lexington. To enroll or for more information, call (859) 373-1000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays or visit Ckcs.org. Fees apply.
▪ PC Beginner Basics, 10 a.m. April 28, $60.
▪ Windows 10, 1 p.m. May 9, $60.
The Procurement Technical Assistance Center/LFUCG will offer the following workshop: 2016 Reverse Tradeshow, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4, Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street, Frankfort. Register by April 18. $100. To register, call 859-257-7668 or go to Bit.ly/PTACFallWorkshops2.
Bluegrass IIBA Chapter will offer a series of professional development workshops to give participants a look at the role of business analyst. Each workshop will stand on its own; a person may attend one or more of the workshops to learn about the IT business analyst role.
Topics will include requirements discovery and specification, business rules, business analysis planning, use cases, process modeling, data modeling and requirements reviews.
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center and SCORE will present BUsiness Finance for Entrepreneurs
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo