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Tuesday, January 28, 2020Training Consortium

Collaboration

Class Description:
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.

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.

When:
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce
Community Room B
Price:

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020Annual Dinner

2020 Annual Dinner


Join us as we celebrate the successes of 2019 and induct the 2020 Chamber Board Chairman, Eric Walker!


When:
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Sloan Convention Center
Registration:
Registration for this event has closed. Please contact Erin Setters or Katie Dykes to check availability.

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For more information:
Katie Dykes
270901-4605
katie@bgchamber.com

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Thursday, January 30, 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, January 30, 2020 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Class is Full:
Contact christian@bgchamber.com for more information.

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Thursday, January 30, 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.

JANUARY 30TH: 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.  

FEBRUARY 6TH/FEBRUARY 13TH: 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, January 30, 2020 8:00 AM
thru Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Program is Full:
Contact christian@bgchamber.com for more information.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020Ribbon Cuttings/GBs

Ribbon Cutting for Indiana Tech

Nonprofit university offering on line and in class associate, bachelor, master and PHd programs.

When:
Thursday, January 30, 2020 3:00 PM
Where:
360 East 8th Avenue
Suite 320
Bowling Green, KY 42101

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

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Thursday, January 30, 2020Business After Hours

January Business After Hours

Join us for refreshments and the opportunity to network, establish new contacts, renew acquaintances and exchange business information in a relaxed atmosphere.
Sponsored by Hancock Bank & Trust Company!

When:
Thursday, January 30, 2020 4:30 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:
Hancock Bank & Trust Company
2501 Crossings Boulevard, Suite 250
Registration:

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Tuesday, February 04, 2020Let's Do Lunch

February 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, February 04, 2020 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

Donatos Pizza, Subs, Wings, Salads
861 Fairview Avenue

 

Registration:

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Thursday, February 06, 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, February 06, 2020 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Class is Full:
Contact christian@bgchamber.com for more information.

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Monday, February 10, 2020Ribbon Cuttings/GBs

Ribbon Cutting for Black Pearl Home Care

Personal care for those who are in need of assistance with appointments, companionship, errand assistance, reminders, and shopping.

When:
Monday, February 10, 2020 11:00 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
1042 Fairview Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42103


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

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020BGYP

BGYP Breakfast Before Work Networking Opportunity

Join us for cofee, conversation and the opportunity to network with fellow BGYP members at Q Coffee Emporium Bagels & Artisan Bakery!

When:
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 7:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Q Coffee Emporium Bagels & Artisan Bakery
3031 Nashville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Registration:

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020Ribbon Cuttings/GBs

Ribbon Cutting for Executive Fitness

We are a private fitness center with exclusive membership. If you avoid Fitness Centers due to crowds or intimidating environments we are the club for you.

When:
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:00 PM
Where:
513 State Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101

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

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Thursday, February 13, 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, February 13, 2020 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Class is Full:
Contact christian@bgchamber.com for more information.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020Training 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

During the program cohorts meet 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:

2/18/2020 - Kick-off & Supervisory Pre-Assessment (7:30 - 11:30)
2/18/2020 - Supervisor Skills: Building a Strong Foundation (12:30 - 4:30)
3/3/2020 - Successful Time Management (7:30 - 11:30)
3/3/2020 - Effective Meetings (12:30 - 4:30)
3/17/2020 - Adapting to Workplace Change (7:30 - 11:30)
3/17/2020 - Emotional Intelligence (12:30 - 4:30)
3/31/2020 - Basic Public Speaking (7:30 - 11:30)
3/31/2020 - Rational Problem Solving (12:30...  More >>

When:
from Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:30 AM
thru Tuesday, June 09, 2020 12:30 PM
Where:
Knicley Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Registration:
Register by: Feb. 12th, 2020

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Thursday, February 20, 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, February 20, 2020 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Class is Full:
Contact christian@bgchamber.com for more information.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020BGYP

BGYP Q1 Meeting

Join us for our first quarterly meeting of 2020!

Topic: Presentation & Communications Skills

Speaker: Dana Cosby

When:
Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
TBD
Registration:

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Thursday, February 20, 2020Business After Hours

February Business After Hours

Join us for refreshments and the opportunity to network, establish new contacts, renew acquaintances and exchange business information in a relaxed atmosphere.
Sponsored by Farmers Bank & Trust!

When:
Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:30 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:
Farmers Bank & Trust (Formerly First State Bank)
2009 Scottsville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Registration:

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020Seminars

How to Value Your Business

Presented by Acme Advisors & Brokers

98% of all small business owners do not know what their business is worth. For many, their business is their most important personal financial asset and the key to a successful financial future.

Join us to learn about the following topics:

  • The basics of business valuation
  • The key factors that increasebusiness value
  • Rules of Thumb for Business Valuation
  • Strategies for growing the value of your business

When:
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce: Community Room B

710 College Street Bowling Green, KY 42101

Registration:

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020Legislative Updates

South Central Kentucky Night in Frankfort

South Central Kentucky Night is a biennial legislative reception in Frankfort. This event is a fun and relaxed evening when we take a bit of South Central Kentucky hospitality to the General Assembly.

When:
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
The Foundry on Broadway
317 W Broadway Street
Frankfort, KY 40601

Please note, times are Eastern Standard Time.

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Thursday, February 27, 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, February 27, 2020 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Knicely Conference Center Room 121
2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
42101
Class is Full:
Contact christian@bgchamber.com for more information.

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Tuesday, March 03, 2020Let's Do Lunch

March 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, March 03, 2020 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Doug's Motor City Bar & Grill
191 Cumberland Trace Raod
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Registration:

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