Tuesday through Thursday

Entrepreneurship Week, 3 p.m. daily, the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering a series of Webinars in recognition of the seventh annual National Entrepreneurship Week. For topics, details and access instructions, go to http://www.sba.gov/about-sba-services/7367/475661.


“Work Your Research Magic: Intelligence-Gathering and Dissemination for Busy Marketers,” 2 p.m., live Webinar with Michelle Fitzpatrick, principal and owner of Marketivity. Held at Woodard and Curran’s Corporate Headquarters, 41 Hutchins Drive, Portland. Networking follows. The cost is $10 for SMPS members and $20 for others. Visit www.smpsmaine.org/smps to learn more.

“Writing A Business Plan: Step-by-step Instruction,” 2 to 5 p.m. at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. the cost is $35 with online registration. To learn more or to register, visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.


“Life is a Project: How are you Managing?” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., presented by the Maine Chapter of the Project Management Institute featuring Jim Milliken, a communication and project management consultant. Held at the Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Road, Falmouth. For details and registration go to www.pmimaine.org. Non-members are welcome.


Hospitality program briefing, 1 to 2 p.m., introduction to the START (Skills, Tasks and Results Training) program which starts March 4. The 10-week program will train for front-line hospitality positions. Space is limited. Kaplan University, 265 Western Ave., South Portland. Visit www.kumaine.com or call 774-6126 for more information.

Coming Up

“Getting Things Done: Collaborating in the Political Environment,” 7 to 9 a.m. Feb. 26, Institute for Civic Leadership’s Leadership in Action breakfast program with Eliot Cutler. Held at the Portland Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress St., Portland. Tickets are $25 per person and $20 for ICL alumni. Register at http://iclleadershipbreakfast2-26-13.eventbrite.com/#, or call 773-3245.


CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, provide a variety of services and workshops to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each of the 12 centers provide computer workstations and offer varied programs throughout the month. All services are free. Call 753-9005 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) or go to www.mainecareercenter.com for additional information and to register for workshops.