On the Horizon – March 28, 2014

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March 28

Manage people well

Learn how to better manage people in What Employees Want, the Five Ts of Successful People Management, 9-11 a.m. at IntelliTec Medical Clinic, 6805 Corporate Drive, Room 103. To register, call 219-1205.

April 3

Own your own

Steps to owning your business workshop, 2-4 p.m., at the Small Business Development Center, 1675 Garden of the Goads Road., Suite 1107, $15. To register, https://clients.coloradosbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=70340015.

Entrepreneurs coffee

Gather at Epicentral, 409 N. Tejon St., #106 with local entrepreneurs over a cup of coffee and discuss the “free or almost-free resources for your start-up,” 7:30 a.m. Register at meetup.com/opencoffeeclub/events/169185492/.

April 9

Cyber threats

Venture capitalists, inventors and industry leaders will share current cyber threats and talent. Bob Kolasky, who started the National Infrastructure Plan for the Department of Homeland Security, is keynote speaker for the free event. The Cyber Resiliency Institute will meet 3-5 p.m., at the MainNerve Headquarters, 5825 Mark Dabling Blvd., Suite 160. Pre-registration required at www.cyber-res.org.

April 12

Buy a home

Home buying workshop, Ent Federal Credit Union, the Small Business Development Center and the Colorado Springs Better Business Bureau, 10 a.m. to noon, Galley Service Center, 4545 Galley Road. Free. Sign up by calling 574-1100, ext. 6670.

April 15

Pitch night

Peak Venture Group sponsors Pitch Night, 5:30 p.m., Epicentral Coworking Space, 409 N. Tejon St., No. 106. Register at meetup.com/PVG-Pitch-Night/events/169192172/.

April 17

Breakfast with CSBJ

Have breakfast with the Journal and talk about creating jobs, investing in our future through venture capital, legislation and workforce retention, 7 a.m., at the Doubletree World Arena. Join the CSBJ and our panel of speakers: Matt Varilek, SBA Region VIII administrator; Nick Kittle, performance, innovation and sustainability manager for Adams County; and County Commissioner Amy Lathen. Cost is $27 includes breakfast. Register at www.csbj.com.

April 21-24

Proposal management

The UCCS College of Business, Office of Professional and Executive Development partnered with Shipley Associates to offer a four-day program to teach proposal management, proposal writing, planning, organizing, developing, implementing a strategy, leading a team and more. The class is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Fee is $1,695. CEUs earned will be 3.2. For more information, contact Shawna Rogers at 255-5215, srogers2@uccs.edu or uccs.edu/business/OPED.

Through May 15

Health care leadership

The UCCS College of Business offers this non-credit, professional development program for the health care industry. This five-module program is tailored for health care professionals who have roles in supervision, management and leadership. Modules will be every two weeks from 12:15 to 4:30 p.m., at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Fee is $875. CEUs earned will be 1.75. For more information, contact Shawna Rogers with OPED at 255-5215, srogers2@uccs.edu or uccs.edu/business/OPED.

April 3, 8, 30

Youth job fair

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center Youth Zone seeks employers in El Paso and Teller counties who have summer positions for young adults, 16 through 21, to attend one of three Governor’s Summer Job Hunt Young Adult Job Fairs from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 3 in Colorado Springs; from 1 to 5 p.m. April 8 in Woodland Park; and from noon to 4 p.m. April 30 in Cripple Creek.

There is no charge for employers to attend and participating employers receive free lunch. To reserve a booth, call Bob Gemignani at 667-3829 or email bobgemignani@elpasoco.com.