On the Horizon – November 11, 2011

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Nov. 15

Networking 101

Stephanie Cates presents Networking 101 and will discuss different possibilities that would change your marketing strategy and help your sales become 100 percent word of mouth generated, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Tri-Lakes Business Incubator, 14960 Woodcarver Road. Cost is $15 for TLBI members; $20 for non-members. To register, contact Heather McEntee, info@trilakesbi.org, 719-481-4877 ext. 100.

Retirement Planning 2.0

Linda Jacob, wealth management officer, will host a “Women, Wealth and a Little Wine” night at 6:30 p.m. at Integrity Bank & Trust Wealth Management conference room, 13335 Voyager Parkway, Suite 100. To RSPV contact Linda at ljacob@integritybankandtrust.com.

Nov. 17

BBB Benefits 101

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado’s monthly Benefits 101 class will be noon to 1 p.m. at 25 N. Wahsatch Ave. Participants will be introduced to the multitude of benefits they would receive as a BBB Accredited Business. The event is free. Light refreshments will be provided. To RSVP online, go to www.blacktie-colorado.com/rsvp and enter event code: Benefits1117.

Economics and Business Seminar Series

The economics and business department seminar series presents “The Economic Crisis and the (Ethical) Crisis in Economics” by George DeMartino, professor and co-director of the University of Denver’s master’s degree in global finance, trade, and economic integration, at 4 p.m. at Colorado College, Palmer Hall, room 121. DeMartino’s research interests include economics and ethics, political economy, international economic integration and industrial relations. His book “The Economist’s Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economics Ethics,” Oxford University Press, is forthcoming.

Dec. 1

Time Management for Entrepreneurs

Tri-Lakes Business Incubator hosts the discussion from 3 to 4 p.m. at 14960 Woodcarver Road. The discussion focuses on a company’s unique challenges, getting off to a productive start and practical time management tips and tricks and is presented by Diane Snead, Type A Professional Organizers. Cost is $10 for TLBI members and $15 for non-members. Registration required. Contact Heather McEntee and 481-4877 ext. 100.

Pikes Peak Library District hosts a number of business workshops at Penrose Library. All workshops are free unless otherwise noted. For more information, visit ppld.org.

Excel I: Learn the basics of Excel, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Nov. 17. Registration is required by calling 389-8968.

Nonprofit Workshop — From Managing Toward Governing: Investing in your board to become high functioning and dynamic, 8 to 10 a.m. Nov. 30. The workshop is designed for board members and executives to highlight the fundamental qualities and activities that can move your board from managing to high performance. Registration is required by calling 531-6333 ext. 2335.