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Thursday, July 09, 2020BGYP Events

BGYP Networking Meet Up at The Bistro

REGISTRATION REQUIRED 

In order to safely meet we are asking people to RSVP in advance.

 

We are asking attendees to practice social distancing protocols (no handshakes, handing out business cards, etc.) and are strongly encouraging face masks.

 

Do you sitll want to share your contact information with other members? Consider making a virtual business card! Click HERE to create a free QR code to safely exchange contact information at the event.  


When:
Thursday, July 09, 2020 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
The Bistro (Outdoor Patio)
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Thursday, July 16, 2020Training Consortium

Basic Excel

Class Description:
Does your job require you to work with Microsoft Excel?  This course provides the straightforward foundation you need to utilize a spreadsheet for business applications. Design concepts, databases, charts, and macros will be examined thoroughly along with the major built-in functions. Students will design several spreadsheets both in and out of class to solve specific business problems.  
4-hour course
Learning Outcomes:
· Understand entry and use of the three data types, use of menus and use of commands
· Practice cell addressing and manipulation
· Demonstrate saving, creating and printing spreadsheets and graphs

When:
Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Price:
$99

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Thursday, July 16, 2020Training Consortium

Excel Certificate Program

Program description:
The Excel Certificate Program, provides a practical, hands-on approach to learning how to use a powerful productivity tool that is generally already available to employees.  Courses are designed to build competency with increasingly sophisticated features in a way that allows employees to apply them immediately and effectively in the workplace.  The program will consist of 5 courses: Basic Excel, Intermediate I Excel, Intermediate II Excel, Advanced Excel and Excel Applications.  Each class will last 4 hours from 8AM - Noon.  

JULY 16TH: BASIC EXCEL
Does your job require you to work with Microsoft Excel?  This course provides the straightforward foundation you need to utilize a spreadsheet for business applications. Design concepts, databases, charts, and macros will be examined thoroughly along with the major built-in functions. Students will design several spreadsheets both in and out of class to solve specific business problems.  

JULY 23RD/JULY 30TH: INTERMEDIATE EXCEL
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.  You will design worksheets that meet Excel criteria for database functions such as sorting and filtering. In addition, you will cover the following: database...  More >>

When:
from Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:00 AM
thru Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Price:
$499

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Thursday, July 16, 2020Annual Events

Volunteer Appreciation Celebration

It's our turn to treat YOU! Join us for lunch during Volunteer Appreciation Week.  

 

 

 

When:
Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:30 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
710 College Street
Chamber of Commerce
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Friday, July 17, 2020Ribbon Cutting/GB Events

Ribbon Cutting for The Grind by Mazing Manny

Welcome to The Grind by Mazing Manny where you will receive the results you want. Mazing Manny specializes in group, personal, and online training and coaching

When:
Friday, July 17, 2020 3:00 PM thru 03:30 PM
Where:
The Grind by Mazing Manny
1941 Vanderbilt Court
Bowling Green, KY 42103

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

In order to safely meet we are asking for attendees to register in advance. This event will cap out at 25 registrations.

We are asking that all attendees follow proper social distancing protocol, and are strongly encouraging attendees to wear a face mask.
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Tuesday, July 21, 2020BGYP Events

BGYP Breakfast Before Work Networking Opportunity

Join us for coffee, conversation and the opportunity to network with fellow BGYP members!

When:
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Doug's Motor City Bar & Grill
191 Cumberland Trace Road
Bowling Green, KY 42103
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Thursday, July 23, 2020Training Consortium

Intermediate Excel I

Class Description (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.  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!  Intermediate Excel will be divided into 2 separate courses over a 2-day period to dive deeper into the features at a master skills level prior to the Advanced Excel course.  
4-hour course
Learning Outcomes:
· Learn how to link sheets and files together
· Demonstrate how to use the conditional functions
· Understand how to use essential list management

When:
Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Price:
$99

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020Training Consortium

Collaboration

Class Description:
Consensus is an effective decision-making process that produces high quality decisions, a high degree of member satisfaction, and group synergy. Teams using consensus take advantage of all resources, experience improved communication, and develop higher levels of commitment to decisions. Training and practice in consensus decision-making increases both group productivity and group cohesiveness and makes for more effective meetings.

Participants will gain an understanding of team functions, be exposed to the reason team dynamics are vital to effective teams, and learn the pitfalls to good team decision-making.

When:
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:00 AM
Where:
Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce
Community Room B
Price:

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Thursday, July 30, 2020Training Consortium

Intermediate Excel II

Class Description (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.  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!  Intermediate Excel will be divided into 2 separate courses over a 2-day period to dive deeper into the features at a master skills level prior to the Advanced Excel course.  
4-hour course
Learning Outcomes:
· Learn how to link sheets and files together
· Demonstrate how to use the conditional functions
· Understand how to use essential list management

When:
Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Price:
$99

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Monday, August 03, 2020Annual Events

Small Business Golf Challenge

Join us for a relaxing day on the golf course! Register as a team of 4 or as an individual--we'll place you with a team!
Breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages included with registration.


9 a.m. Breakfast & Registration (Driving Range Open)
10 a.m. Tee-off
4 p.m. Awards & Closing Comments

When:
Monday, August 03, 2020 10:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
Indian Hills Country Club
Registration:
Registration deadline: July 29th at 4:30 pm.

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Thursday, August 06, 2020Training Consortium

Advanced Excel

Class Description:
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!    
4-hour course
Learning Outcomes:
· Understand complex functions in Excel
· Demonstrate understanding of how to integrate Excel into other MS programs
· Familiarize self with more advanced formulas

When:
Thursday, August 06, 2020 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Price:

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020Networking Events

August Let's Do Lunch

Let's Do Lunch is an opportunity for Chamber partner representatives to network in a relaxed atmosphere and enjoy lunch. Attendees will order upon arrival. Please RSVP 24 hours in advance so the hosting restaurant can plan accordingly.

When:
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

The Bluegrass at the Kentucky Grand Hotel

635 College Street

Bowling Green, KY 42101 

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020Ribbon Cutting/GB Events

Ribbon Cutting for Potter Children's Home

Serving children and families in need.

When:
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:00 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
Potter Children's Home & Family Ministries
2350 Nashville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101

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Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of this Chamber partner's new building!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

In order to safely meet we are asking for attendees to register in advance. This event will cap out at 25 registrations.

We are asking that all attendees follow proper social distancing protocol, and are strongly encouraging attendees to wear a face mask.
Registration:

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Thursday, August 13, 2020Training Consortium

Excel Applications

Class Description:
The Excel Certificate Program, provides a practical, hands-on approach to learning how to use a powerful productivity tool that is generally already available to employees.  Courses are designed to build competency with increasingly
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 environment, time is a scarce resource; by attending this class, you will not only learn better ways to use Excel, but you will also learn additional features and apply them in practical applications.  
4-hour course
Learning Outcomes:
· 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:
Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Price:

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Thursday, August 13, 2020Training Consortium

Teamwork and Teambuilding

Upon completion of this session participants will develop an understanding of teaming and team building dynamics.  We will explore how to build a team based on personalities, personal strengths, and necessary roles that lead to success.  Participants will engage in team building activities, workplace scenarios, and team accountability.

Class will last from 8AM to Noon.

When:
Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce
Community Room B
Price:

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Thursday, August 13, 2020BGYP Events

BGYP Q3 Meeting sponsored by ADT

Join us for the BGYP Q3 Meeting!

Topic: Goal Setting & Professional Growth

When:
Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce
710 College Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Registration:

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Saturday, August 15, 2020BGYP Events

BGYP Q3 Volunteer Opportunity with Kid's on the Block

Volunteer for Kid's on the Block's Scotty's Pound the Pavement event!

When:
Saturday, August 15, 2020 6:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
TBD
Registration:

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020Professional Dev. Events

Virtual Power Hour

All new partners are encouraged to attend our Chamber Power Hour to learn how to take advantage of all the benefits that are included in membership.  It is an informative discourse that covers how to maximize your partnership, get involved with the organization, and how to work the Chamber.

When:
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:

Video Conference Call 

Click HERE to register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

*All calls will take place at 11AM*Callers will be automatically muted to refrain from background noise. To ask a question and be un-muted, click "unmute" on the bottom lefthand corner of your video screen. Telephone callers use *6 to mute/unmute.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020Professional Dev. Events

Power Hour

All new partners are encouraged to attend our Chamber Power Hour to learn how to take advantage of all the benefits that are included in membership.  It is an informative discourse that covers how to maximize your partnership, get involved with the organization, and how to work the Chamber.

When:
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 4:30 PM
Where:
Chamber Community Room A
710 College Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101
Registration:

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Thursday, August 20, 2020Training Consortium

Let's Stay Together: How to Keep Your Best Employees

The longer an employee works for a particular company, the greater the investment the organization has in that employee in terms of training, education, experience, problem-solving skills, etc. Some studies predict that every time a business replaces a salaried employee it costs 6 to 9 months' salary on average. Understandibly, retaining good employees is quickly becoming a top priority for many companies and agencies. This course *will help* you understand how to promote retention in your company.

Program Deliverables:

- Understand the critical role that managers and supervisors play in keeping good employees
- Recognizing the key factors that contribute to job satisfaction and employee morale
- How to motivate and challenge employees who appear to be on the verge of leaving

When:
Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101

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