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Business calendar

Monday, December 23, 2013 - 12:01 am

The International Association of Administrative Professionals TAWASI Chapter will meet at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Keith Busse/Steel Dynamics IPFW Alumni Center, 1528 E. California Road, across the river from the main IPFW campus. This will be a Meet & Mingle. Non-members are welcome. To RSVP by Jan. 3, call Judy Lehman at The Zacher Company, 260-8474, Ext. 201 or email jlehman@zacherco.com.

•ADA Live Effective Communication will be 1-1:30 p.m. Jan. 8. Topic will be “Effective Communication.” The radio show broadcast is free on the Internet. Listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/wada-se. Live captioning at http://adalive.org/captioning. For more information, go to http://adalive.org/contact.

•FastTrac New Venture class will be Jan. 20-March 24 at the Ronald and Barbara Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center, Winona Lake. This is collaboration between The Grace College & Seminary and the Kauffman Foundation. The 10-week seminar will offer key knowledge and resources to small business owners in the community. For more information, call 574-372-5100, Ext. 6403.

Get Checking Workshops for 2014 will be 1-5 p.m. Jan. 23; 5-9 p.m. Feb. 18; 1-5 p.m. March 18; 5-9 p.m. April 15; 1-5 p.m. May 14 and 5-9 p.m. June 16 at the Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. The workshops are free and open to the public. For more information, to register or to receive registration forms, call Vickie Hadley at 260-481-6826 or email hadleyv@purdue.edu.

CLASSES

ExecuTrain, 2135 Spy Run Ave. Classes: Excel 2010 Basic will be Jan. 13, 14 and 15. Excel 2010 Intermediate will be Jan. 14 and 16. Excel 2010 Advanced will be Jan. 17. Access 2010 Basic will be Jan. 20 and 21. Access 2010 Intermediate will be Jan. 22 and 23. Contact ExecuTrain at 432-9077 for more information and prices or visit www.executrainni.com. Classes are held 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and are scheduled as follows:

ExecuTrain offers free phone support on topics covered in classes taken and a free refresher course. Its instructors are professionally trained and certified in the classes they instruct. ExecuTrain also provides on-site training and private classes.

ExecuTrain room rentals are available 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday–Saturday, with extended hours available on request. Rates are as low as $450/day. Rooms are equipped with 8-12 student workstations, instructor station, projector and screen, dry erase board, free wireless Internet access and complimentary coffee.

IPFW Division of Continuing Education, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. East: Business Management Courses: Launching Your Own Business

A Sound and Proven Path will be 5-6:30 p.m. Jan. 8. Cost: $25. Strategic Management of Resources will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 9-11. Cost: $529. CEU: 2.1. Computer Technology Courses: HTML 5.0 Basic will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 8-22. Cost; $257. CEU: 0.9. Microsoft Word 2013 Intermediate will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 6-27. Cost: $157. CEU: 0.9. Introduction to iPads will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 11-18. Cost: $80. CEU: 8. Manufacturing Courses: Beginning Machining will be 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Jan. 11-Feb. 8. Cost: $366. CEU: 2.0. For information for full course descriptions, visit http://learn.ipfw.edu or to register, call 481-6619.

Send information about upcoming meetings, seminars and conventions on company letterhead, to be received by noon Wednesday to The News-Sentinel, Business Monday, PO Box 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46801, or fax information to 461-8817, or email to business@news-sentinel.com.