The Business Week Ahead: January 16th, 2017 – by Tim Bryce

A schedule of major business events in the Tampa Bay area.

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 16TH

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday – Hillsborough & Pinellas Public Schools closed.

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17TH

 

12:00pm – 2:00pm
Pinellas Economic Council
Quickbooks (seminar)
Get an overview of Quickbooks accounting software. Learn to set up the chart of account and the basic functions of the most popular software among accounting professionals today. Guest presenter Michael Carlisle, Enrolled Agent.
Price: $20
Location: The EpiCenter, 13805 58th Street North, Suite 1-200, Clearwater, Florida 33760; 727-464-7332
Info and Registration: 727/453-7200.

 

 

6:00pm – 9:00pm
University of Tampa
Modern Advances in Leadership Certificate Program
The program will have sessions on select Tuesday evenings from 6-9 p.m. Our newest leadership development program, Modern Advances in Leadership, is an innovative program designed to provide transformative and interactive learning experiences for individuals and organizations seeking to refresh, re-equip or advance their leadership skills. Throughout the program, each course focuses on a unique area of leadership prominent in our ever-changing business world. The interactive approach in this program teaches both future and current business leaders how to implement each unique leadership practice.
Location: UT Sykes College of Business, JS 131
Type of Event Centers and Institutes
Open to the Public
Price: Free?
For Info: Whitney Vance – [email protected] – 813/257-3782

 

6:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Business Start-up Basics (seminar)
Find out if you have what it takes to start your own business, and learn the key elements that will help you be successful.
Price: Free.
Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
Info: 727/893-7146

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18TH

 

8:30am
Bureau of Labor statistics, U.S. Department of Labor – CPI Consumer Price Index (REPORT).

 

9:15am
Federal Reserve – Industrial Production (REPORT).

 

6:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
How to Make Your Business Thrive, Not Just Survive (seminar)
Entrepreneurs are often so focused on the day-to-day operations needed for survival that they don’t take time to look at the business as a whole. Changes can be made in every business to stimulate growth, improve competitive position, and increase customer satisfaction.
Price: Free.
Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
Info: 727/893-7146

 

6:00pm – 8:00pm
SCORE – Clearwater
Introduction to Small Business Law (seminar)
Are you a small business owner, or thinking of starting your own business? Will you go out on your own, or do you have one or more business partners involved in the venture? Do you need to set up a corporation, or maybe an LLC? Will you have employees running the business, or will you control the day-to-day operations?
Price: Free
Location: St. Petersburg College – Clearwater Campus, 2465 Drew Street, Room ES316, Clearwater, FL, 33765
Click for Info or to Register.

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19TH
8:30am
The Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labor – Initial Claims (Unemployment) (REPORT).

 

8:30am
The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Housing Starts and Building Permits (REPORT).

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20TH

 

 

Presidential Inauguration – Washington, DC
SATURDAY, JANUARY 21ST

 

(none)

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22ND

 

(none)

 

GOOD READ

 

Huffington Post – DEALING WITH ADVICE – Some tips for entering the work force. – Jan 9th

 

Huffington Post – PERFECTION REQUIRES PATIENCE – Sometimes it is simply not possible to achieve. – Jan 10th

 

Bloomberg – U.S. SMALL BUSINESS OPTIMISM INDEX SURGES BY MOST SINCE 1980 – Jan 10th

 

News Talk Radio does not necessarily endorse third party conferences, workshops, or seminars. If you have any significant business related events planned, please e-mail it to Tim Bryce [email protected]

 

 

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Tim Bryce is a freelance writer and management consultant located in the Tampa Bay area of Florida. As an avid writer and speaker, Tim discusses everything from business and management, to politics and morality, to systems and technology, and our ever changing world.