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Tuesday, May 21, 2019Training Consortium

Supervisor Certificate

The Supervisor Certificate Program is a competency-driven program designed to build general supervisory skills, as well as the basics of leadership. The program addresses the needs of employees in a variety of roles:

Supervisors
First-line and first-time managers
Non-management technical professionals in a team or project leadership role
Newly hired supervisors and managers

Over a period of four months, cohorts meet twice a month for a full-day of supervisor training including courses on basic business practices, time management, problem solving and customer service. The model outlines three key area where supervisors have the most influence within the workplace: improving others, improving processes and improving self. The corresponding courses are designed to the build the supervisor competencies in these areas in order to increase an organization's productivity, improve efficiency and enhance employee morale.

Tentative Schedule is as follows with classes held from 7:30 AM-11:30 PM or 12:30 PM-4:30 PM:

5/21/19 – Kick-off & Supervisory Pre-Assessment (7:30 - 11:30)
5/21/19 - Supervisor Skills: Building a Strong Foundation (12:30 - 4:30)
6/4/19 – Effective Meetings (12:30 - 4:30)
6/4/19 - Successful Time Management (7:30 - 11:30)
6/18/19 – Adapting to Workplace Change (7:30 - 11:30)
6/18/19 - Emotional Intelligence (12:30 - 4:30)
7/9/19...  More >>

When:
from Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:30 AM
thru Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:30 AM
Where:
Knicley Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Registration:
Register by: May 20, 2019

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019Ribbon Cuttings/GBs

Ribbon Cutting for Castlen Steel, LLC

The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Smiths Grove invite you to a ribbon cutting celebration for Castlen Steel's new 9,000 sq ft facility expansion.

When:
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:00 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
Castlen Steel, LLC
175 Vincent Street
Smiths Grove, KY 42171

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019Training Consortium

Intermediate Excel I

Part 1 of 2

Once you’ve mastered the basics, you’re ready to move on to our Intermediate Excel course which will introduce you to charting features and database management in Microsoft Excel 2010. You will design worksheets that meet Excel criteria for database functions such as sorting and filtering. In addition, you will cover the following: database design criteria, subtotals, PivotTables and PivotCharts. With Excel, you’ll learn to work smarter, not harder

Program Deliverables:
- Learn how to link sheets and files together
- Demonstrate how to use the conditional functions
- Understand how to use essential list management

When:
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:00 AM thru 12:30 PM
Where:
Knicley Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Registration:
Register by: May 15, 2019

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019Ribbon Cuttings/GBs

Ribbon Cutting for First and Last Shop, LLC

First and Last CBD was established in 2018 to provide relief and solutions that work. Based in Bowling Green, Kentucky, their products are made and manufactured in the United States of America by the top CBD healthcare professionals. First and Last Shop, LLC strives to thoroughly investigate the growing market of CBD producers and manufacturers to bring only the best and most effective products to light.

When:
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 11:00 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
2317 Russellville Road, Suite 1
(near Super Home Surplus)


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Join us as we celebrate this Chamber partner's grand opening!

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Thursday, May 23, 2019Ribbon Cuttings/GBs

Ribbon Cutting for Home2 Suites by Hilton

Home2 Suites by Hitlon is a fresh take on a mid-sale, all suites hotel. Home2 Suites by Hilton is celebrating 2 years in Bowling Green and Hilton is celebrating 100 years of hospitality.

When:
Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:00 PM thru 03:30 PM
Where:
520 Wall Street
(next to Candlewood Suites)


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Join us as we celebrate this Chamber partner's 100th anniversary with company brand!

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Friday, May 24, 2019Ribbon Cuttings/GBs

Groundbreaking for Hope House Ministries

Hope House Ministries is expanding their community outreach center to offer a 27 bed facility for program living for women. Hope House Ministries exist to alleviate physical and spiritual poverty through gospel restoration while seeking to serve as a gospel based community development center for downtown Bowling Green.

When:
Friday, May 24, 2019 11:00 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
461 Glen Lily Road
(in between Family Dollar and Dishman McGinnis Elementary School)


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Join us as we celebrate the groundbreaking for this Chamber partner's new facility!


Individuals can park across the street at Power House Ministries, on the corner of Stratford Drive and Glen Lily Road.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019Ribbon Cuttings/GBs

Ribbon Cutting for Filmik Media

Filmik Media is a content creation studio that delivers high quality media content for businesses and organizations to reach target audiences and achieve desired outcomes.

When:
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:00 PM thru 03:30 PM
Where:
2413 Nashville Road
(WKU Small Business Accelerator)


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Join us as we celebrate this Chamber partner's new location!

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019Training Consortium

Intermediate Excel II

Part 2 of 2

Once you’ve mastered the basics, you’re ready to move on to our Intermediate Excel course which will introduce you to charting features and database management in Microsoft Excel 2010. You will design worksheets that meet Excel criteria for database functions such as sorting and filtering. In addition, you will cover the following: database design criteria, subtotals, PivotTables and PivotCharts. With Excel, you’ll learn to work smarter, not harder

Program Deliverables:
- Learn how to link sheets and files together
- Demonstrate how to use the conditional functions
- Understand how to use essential list management

When:
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 8:00 AM thru 12:30 PM
Where:
Knicley Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Registration:
Register by: May 22, 2019

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019Seminars

Government Contracting 101 sponsored by Graves-Gilbert

Sponsored by Graves-Gilbert Clinic, this seminar offers insight into the world of government contracting and small business support. The Chamber has partnered with the Kentucky Procurement Technical Assistance Center (KYPTAC), Community Ventures Corporation, and the U.S. Small Business Administration/Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to bring subject experts in to offer a crash-course on how your company can do business with Local, State and Federal government agencies and buyers. 

 

Speakers include:

Darrall Henderson, PhD, State Director of KYPTAC
Ron Burkins, Assistant Vice President of Community Ventures
Cherie Guilford, Program Business Opporutnity Specialist for the SDBC
Michael Ashcraft, Senior Area Manager & Public Information Officer for the Kentucky SBA.  


When:
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 9:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Chamber Community Rooms
710 College Street

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019Ribbon Cuttings/GBs

Ribbon Cutting for Spillway Bar & Grill

Spillway Bar & Grill is an established neighborhood hang out with bar food and drink specials, live music, pool tables, and tvs.

When:
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 3:00 PM thru 03:30 PM
Where:
2195 River Street
(off of Louisville Road)


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Join us as we celebrate this Chamber partner's 20th year in business!

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Thursday, May 30, 2019Ribbon Cuttings/GBs

Ribbon Cutting for Single Send

Single Send is an online system for sending one-way mass texts, emails, and voice messages to an organization's contacts.

When:
Thursday, May 30, 2019 3:00 PM thru 03:30 PM
Where:
911 College Street Suite 203
(Ment Cowork lobby; 2nd Floor above Spencer's Coffee)


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Join us as we celebrate this Chamber partner's grand opening!

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Monday, June 03, 2019Golf Challenge

2019 Small Business Golf Challenge

Rain Date: June 10th

Join us along with Title Sponsor, Graves-Gilbert Clinic at our 2019 Small Business Golf Challenge! Enjoy a day on the golf course with complimentary snacks, lunch and beverages. Space is limited.

 

 

 

When:
Monday, June 03, 2019 9:00 AM thru 04:30 PM
Where:
Indian Hills Country Club
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Click here to download the registration form.

Event related payments are due one week prior to event to receive admittance. Cancellations must be received one week prior or refunds will not be issued.

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Tuesday, June 04, 2019Ribbon Cuttings/GBs

Ribbon Cutting for the Center for Courageous Kids

Center for Courageous Kids is a a year-round medical camp for children living with chronic or life threatening illnesses in Kentucky and surrounding states.

When:
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 10:30 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
The Center for Courageous Kids
1501 Burnley Road
Scottsville, KY 42164
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Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of this Chamber partner's new facility!

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Tuesday, June 04, 2019Let's Do Lunch

Let's Do Lunch - Spillway Bar & Grill

Let's Do Lunch is a lunchtime networking benefit that offers Chamber partner representatives a convenient way to network during the lunch hour. Order directly from the menu. 

PLEASE RSVP 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE


When:
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Spillway Bar & Grill
2195 River Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
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Wednesday, June 05, 2019Training Consortium

Advanced Excel

See just how much Excel can do! In this course, you will work on creating action queries and macros, linking to and grouping worksheets to create a workspace in excel, using pivot tables and charts, integrating Excel into Word and PowerPoint and finally, working with goal seeking and more advanced formulas. You have many more possibilities with Excel than you think—taking this course will be a helpful eye-opener about a program that’s probably already on your computer!

Program Deliverables:

- Understand complex functions in Excel
- Demonstrate understanding of how to integrate Excel into other MS programs
- Familiarize self with more advanced formulas

When:
Wednesday, June 05, 2019 8:00 AM thru 12:30 PM
Where:
Knicley Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Registration:
Register by: May 29, 2019

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Thursday, June 06, 2019Training Consortium

Understanding Generations in the Workplace

Some statistics: Currently, the majority of the workforce is in their 20s and the proportion of working 65 through 69 year olds in the US has doubled since 1985. With such a wide range in ages throughout the workplace, it is m ore important than ever that you know how to communicate, not only with your own generation but with others as well. In this course, you will explore why generations communicate the way they do and how to best get your message across to different age groups.


Program Deliverables:
- You will be able to identify potiental challanges when interacting with different generations
- Demonstate techniques that foster respectuful communication with diverse generations
- Develope and action plan to connect to all generations in your workplace

When:
Thursday, June 06, 2019 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce
Community Room A
Registration:
Register by: May 30, 2019

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019Training Consortium

Excel Applications

Once you have learned some of Excel's many features, it's time to apply them in Excel Applications! Excel Applications is a comprehensive problem solving approach that incorporates Excel into real world applications. The case study approach helps you understand the functionality of Excel in today's workforce. In a work enviorment, time is a scarce resource; by attending this class, you will not only learn better ways to use Excel, but you will also learn addtional features and apply them in practical applications.

Program Deliverables:

- Understand the underlying functionality of Excel to become more productive
- Develop an exercise-oriented approach that allows learning by doing
- Demonstrate how to use Excel in other Microsoft Office products

When:
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:00 AM thru 12:30 PM
Where:
Knicley Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Registration:
Register by: June 5, 2019

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019Training Consortium

Group Leader Certificate

The Group Leader Certificate Program is designed to meet the career development needs of front-line group and team leaders. Employees develop the competencies in three main areas that are needed to be successful in a leadership role: business principles, leadership and coaching.

Participants of the program attend 10 sessions that cover a range of topics including stress management, interpersonal communications and problem-solving.

Training will occur every other Wednesday from 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM.

The schedule is as follows:
6/12/19 - DiSC-Personal Assessment
6/26/19 - Train the Trainer
7/10/19 - Basic Employment Law
7/24/19 - Stress Strategies
8/7/19 - Supervising Former Peers
8/21/19 - Kaizen: The Keys to Continuous Improvement
9/4/19 - Habits of Successful Leaders
9/18/19 - Problem Solving
10/2/19 -   Enhancing Communication on the Job
10/16/19 - Top Notch Teams/Program Wrap-up & Graduation.

When:
from Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:00 AM
thru Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:30 PM
Where:
Knicley Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Registration:
Register by: June 5, 2019

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019Ribbon Cuttings/GBs

Ribbon Cutting for Bluegrass Medical Care

Bluegrass Medical Care offers family medical care for ages 2 and up, along with botox, dermal fillers, laser therapy, medical facials, etc.

When:
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:00 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
4863B Scottsville Road
(across from Mammoth Outdoors Firearms & Archery)


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Join us as we celebrate this Chamber partner's one year anniversary!

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Thursday, June 13, 2019BGYP

BGYP Q2 Meeting

Join us for our Q2 Meeting sponsored by Holiday Inn University Plaza & Sloan Convention Center!

BGYP will be presenting networking 101 and promote different ways to get the most out of your BGYP membership!

When:
Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Holiday Inn University Plaza
(1021 Wilkinson Trace)
Registration:

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