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Business calendar

Monday, January 7, 2013 - 12:01 am

•Huntington University Foundation Breakfast will begin at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday in the Habecker Dining Commons. Speaker will be Jim O'Donnell. Topic will be his annual review and forecast of the economy. Cost is $7 for the breakfast. First-time attendees are free. For more information, call 1-260-359-4069 or go to www.huntington.edu/foundation.

•Q1 CMO Forum will be 7:30-9:30 a.m. Friday at the new headquarters for the Three Rivers Federal Credit Union, 1615 Northland Blvd. The event is free for members and $39.95 nonmembers. For questions or more information, email register@tqmnet.com, or call 627-8139.

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) will meet at 9:30 a.m., Jan. 15 at Indiana Tech University, Andorfer Commons board room, 1600 E. Washington Blvd. Speaker will be Dave Melton. Topic will be “How to get Government Business.” Guests are welcome. For information, send email to scorefw50@frontier.com.

•Indiana Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominees for the 2013 Ogletree Deakins/HR Dimensions Human Resources Professional of the Year. The award is open to all full-time human resources practitioners in the state. Nominations can be by self, peer, subordinate, supervisor or other, but must be accompanied by a sponsorship letter from the nominee's organization. Nominations must be received by March 15. Submit nominations to: Jesse Brothers, Indiana Chamber of Commerce, 115 W. Washington St., Suite 850 South, Indianapolis, IN 46204, or email jbrothers@indianachamber.com. For more information or suggested content of the nomination packet, go to www.indianachamber.com/awardprograms.

CLASSES

ExecuTrain

, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd.: Access 2007/2010 Intermediate will be Jan. 14-15. PhotoShop CS5 Basic will be Jan. 15-16. Office 2010 New Features will be Jan. 16. Excel 2007/2010 Basic will be Jan. 17. Acrobat X Professional will be Jan. 17-18. PowerPoint

2007/2010 Basic and Outlook 2007 Intermediate will be Jan. 18. Daytime classes are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Evening classes are available 6-9 p.m. Costs include all courseware. Corporate pricing available. To register, call 432-9077. For information, visit www.etfortwayne.com

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ExecuTrain offers free phone support on topics covered in classes taken and a free refresher course. Instructors are professionally trained and certified in the classes they instruct. ExecuTrain provides onsite training and private classes. Room rentals are available 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, with extended hours available on request. Rates are as low as $450 a day. Rooms are equipped with eight to 12 student workstations, instructor station, projector and screen, dry-erase board, free wireless Internet access and complimentary coffee. ExecuTrain's Administrative Professional Program classes are afternoon and evening, four days a week for six weeks. Learn Windows 7 and XP, Office 2007 and 2010, QuickBooks and more. Financing and free job-placement assistance are available. For more information, call 432-9077.

•IPFW Division of Continuing Studies, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.: Business Management Courses: Launching your Own Business: a Sound and Proven Path will be 5-6:30 p.m Wednesday. Cost: $25. Strategic Management of Resources will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Cost: $149. CEU: 1.2. How to Create a Business Plan to Fuel Success will be 5-6:30 p.m. Jan. 14. Cost: $25. Young Leaders of

Northeast Indiana 2013 Leadership Institute will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 17-April 18. Cost: $375. CEU: 3.6. Certified Supply Chain

Professional will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 18-March 16. Cost: $1600. CEU: 4. Computer Technology Courses: Microsoft Excel 2010

Intermediate will be 1:30-3:45 p.m. Jan 8-28. Cost: $157. CEU: 0.9. Essentials of Windows 7 will be 6-8:15 p.m. Jan. 9-30. Cost: $157. CEU: 0.9. HTML 5.0 Basic will be 6-8:15 p.m. Jan. 9-30. Cost: $157. CEU: 0.9. 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 nsbusiness@news-sentinel.com.