Profit Mastery, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, Anchorage Small Business Development Center, 430 W. Seventh Ave. Both days are required. Learn more about cash generation and improving profits for your business; set goals; detect and remove barriers to performance; find the source of low or falling performance and make improvements; control spending and pricing with financial reporting; and share vital information with your stakeholders about performance and position. Registration and pre-payment required at aksbdc.org. $200. (274-7232)
Supervisor Boot Camp, Round 4, 10 a.m.-noon, Coastal Villages Building, 711 H St. Learn situational leadership, investigation, discipline, documentation and de-escalation. This series of six classes can be started at any time. $85 includes lunch. (276-4769, thegrowthcompany.com)
Building the Best Team in Your Business Seminar and Webinar, 10-11:30 a.m., Anchorage Small Business Development Center, 430 W. Seventh Ave. With an unemployment rate in Anchorage of only 4.8 percent as of August, employers are struggling to find the help they need to grow their businesses and run them at a level of peak performance. Attend this upbeat and entertaining talk by local entrepreneur Eden Lovejoy. Learn how to position your company to attract, motivate and retain the team you seek while taking your business to the next level. Register and pre-pay $20 at aksbdc.org. (274-7232)
Starting a Business Seminar and Webinar, 1:30- 3 p.m., Anchorage Small Business Development Center, 430 W. Seventh Ave. Are you thinking about starting your own business? The class will cover basic issues like business licensing, legal forms, record keeping, hiring, business planning and access to financing. Workshop is free but pre-registration is required at aksbdc.org. (274-7232)
The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce will host a U.S. Senate candidates forum with Dan Sullivan and Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell. Candidates will share their competing visions for Alaska's future. The forum is set for 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Jan. 27, at the Dena'ina Convention Center. Reservations are due by 5 p.m. Friday at anchhoragechamber.org. (272-2401)
The Alaska-China Conference, sponsored by the World Trade Center Alaska, is set for Tuesday, Jan. 28, on the third floor of the Millennium Alaskan Hotel. Learn about business opportunities, challenges and the resources available to you from international trade service providers like WTCAK as you consider a future in which China will play an important role. Register at wtcak.org.
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