Tuesday

“Starting Your Own Business: Plan, Fund, Operate,” 6 to 9 p.m. at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The fee is $35 with online registration. For details or to register, visit wwwscoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

Wednesday

Home Buyer seminar, 6 to 8 p.m., free program with guest speakers from various industry sectors. Held at Prudential Prime Properties, 118 Maine Mall Road, South Portland. Call 773-8600 for more information.

“Mobile Device Management: Security,” 9 a.m. to noon, Maine Telecommunications Users Group educational meeting at Hollywood Casino, 500 Main St., Bangor. Brad Gouzie of MobileIron will give an overview of the mobile security industry and there will also be a panel discussion with business users. For more information, visit www.mtug.org.

“Navigating today’s online marketing revolution: How to develop a successful online strategy,” 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development Lunch and Learn program with Becky McKinnell of iBec Creative and Paula Mahony of Words at Work. Held at Wishcamper Center, University of Southern Maine, Bedford Street, Portland. To register or for more information, contact Laurie Johnson at [email protected] or call 774-8111.

Thursday

“Integrated Marketing: Getting The Whole Picture,” 7:30 to 9 a.m., Business Breakfast program with Alexandra Heseltine, owner of Gray Cat Marketing and Design. The event is held at Thomas College, Spann Commons Oak Room, 180 West River Road, Waterville. Cost is $14 for Mid-Maine Chamber members in advance, $16 for members at the door and $20 for general admission. Email [email protected] or call 873-3315 to register.

“How to Guide: Take Advantage of Industry Secrets to Increase the Value of your Commercial Building,” 7:30 to 9 a.m., at Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress St., Portland. The cost is $50 for Maine Real Estate and Development Association members and $60 for non-members. For more information and to register, visit www.mereda.org.

“Where are the volunteers and what do you say after ‘Hello?”‘ 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., free workshop with Anne Schink, principal of ABS Consulting. The session is held at University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Building, Bedford Street, Portland. Call 767-5352 or email [email protected] for more information.

Consumer product safety focus group, 5:30 to 7 p.m., discussion to determine what consumers would like to know about product safety before making purchasing decision. The program is hosted by the Environmental Health Strategy Center and the Marine Environmental Research Institute and held at the MERI Center, 55 Main St., Blue Hill. Space is limited. To participate or for details, call 374-2135.

“Emerging Perspectives in Design,” 7:30 p.m., Portland Society of Architects Short Movie Night at SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. The cost is free for PSA members and is $7 for non-members. Go to www.space538.org for more information.

Friday

York County Eggs & Issues, starting at 7 a.m., with Mark Ouellette, executive director of Mobilize Maine, Held at York County Community College in Wells. Advance registration is requested by calling 216-4344. The cost is $10 per person in advance and $15 at the door.

Maine Association of Payroll Professionals, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., seminar at the Augusta Civic Center. Topics include FLSA compliance, benefits and budgets and auditing for performance and accountability. The cost is $85 and includes lunch. To register, by Tuesday, contact [email protected]

“Survival Skills for Nonprofit Organizations,” 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center’s Nonprofit Certificate Management program, Route 3, Belfast. Cost is $150. To register, call 338-8002 or email [email protected]