Executive Breakfast Series -- Oct. 16, 8-10 a.m.This series is geared toward principals and key executives of small and mid-sized firms who want to increase their awareness of tax advantages and cost efficient programs available in the employee benefits marketplace. Registration: $25. Pre-registration is required. The Center for Business and Technology Development, 9250 Bendix Road, North, Columbia. For more information, 410-313-6550.
Management Skills: Supervision -- Thu., Oct. 9, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Designed to train new supervisors in the skills they need to effectively manage employees, as well as serve as a refresher for experienced supervisors. Registrants can sign up for all four weeks, or for individual sessions. Bridgeway Community Church, 9189 Red Branch Road, Columbia. Full series costs $100 for ACS members; $125 for non-members. Individual sessions are $30;$35. A complete series brochure and registration form is available at www.acshoco.org. To register, call 410-715-9545 or go to the Web site.
National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors -- The regular meeting for the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors - Howard/Carroll will be held Thursday, Oct. 9, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Best Western Catering and Conference Center, 451 WMC Drive, Westminster. To register, please call 410-857-3331 by Oct. 6.
Personal Branding Bootcamp: Make a Name for Yourself -- Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $399. Develop and implement a winning brand that sets you apart from your competition. Whether you're climbing the corporate ladder or at the helm of your own business, a powerful personal brand will confer top-of-the-mind status, supercharge your income potential and position you as an industry leader. Historic Savage Mills, 8600 Foundry Street, Savage. Call 301-483-3798 or e-mail email@example.com to register.
Starting a Home Based Business -- Oct. 22, 7 p.m. Explore the basics including marketing, tracking revenue and expenses, and overcoming typical challenges. Elkridge Branch Library, 6540 Washington Boulevard, Elkridge. 410-313-5077.
Taking Advantage of Social Media to Gain Customers and Become a Thought Leader -- Wed., Oct. 15, 8-10 a.m. This seminar is geared toward key executives and business development leaders within small to mid-sized firms who want to amplify their message, develop thought leadership, and find new business online. Registration is free. Pre-registration is required. The Center for Business and Technology Development, 9250 Bendix Road, North, Columbia. For more information, call 410-313-6550.
Unfolding Leadership in Ourselves and Others -- Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 15 and 16. Luncheon and workshop featuring speaker James Flaherty. Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkway., Columbia. For more information about the event and HCC's professional coaching program options, call 410-772-4111 or go to www.howardcc.edu/coaching.