Thursday: QuickBooksPro 2003; Serotta Maddocks Evans & Co., CPA's; 701 Greene St. , Suite 200; 8:30-5 p.m.; www.smecpa.com; seminar by Sonia Gowen, Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor; Qualifies for A & A CPE Credit; $195 due at registration; continental breakfast and lunch provided; call Dawn M. Hayen at (706) 722-5357.
Friday: Monthly meeting of the Society for Human Resource Management, Augusta Area chapter; a professional development luncheon; The Augusta Inn and Conference Center, Stevens Creek Road; 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.; speakers Mel Wages and Derrick Marcus present financial and tax incentives available to employers and techniques employers may use in employee retention.
Friday: Retirement Planning and Will and Trust Planning; a free dinner seminar; The Pinnacle Club, Wachovia Building, President's Room; 6 p.m.; with speakers Chuck Smith, of Edward Jones, and Aubrey Rhodes, of Rhodes & Enoch P.C.; reservations required by June 25; call 803-279-6065.
Work From Home; one-hour seminar on being your own boss; The Guest House Inn; Tuesdays; for details, call (877) 821-5542.
Foreign Accent and Southern Accent Reduction; classes for improving business and professional skills; Snyder Speech Therapy Services; to register, call 860-9385.
Seminar on construction management; learn the process and potential risks before hiring a contractor for commercial construction project; PCM Construction Consultants; 373-0585.
Keller Williams Realty; personalized sessions for anyone considering a real-estate career; The Atrium, 3633 Wheeler Road; for schedule, call Mary or Faye, 868-3772.
Augusta Residential Network Club; group of noncompeting business people who deal with residential customers on a daily basis, 8 a.m. every other Thursday; no dues; for details, call Heath Jefferson at (706) 267-2228.
Online computer certification courses in Novell IntranetWare, Microsoft, Cisco CCNA training, Computer Telephony Institute, Comp TIA training and more; Augusta State University; scheduled at your convenience; 737-1636.
Software training for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other business applications; daytime and evening classes offered Monday through Saturday; Computer Link, 860-8313, 596 Bobby Jones Expressway.
Microsoft Office User Specialist tests, Kerr Business College; $60; call Shannon Thomas, 738-5046.
MCSE, A+, N+, and I-NET+; Kerr Business College; call Joe Adams at 738-5046 for more information.
The NoonTime Networkers, area chapter of Business Network International; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays; Club House on Washington Road.
The Augusta Network Club, a group of noncompeting business people who have informal networking meetings; 8 a.m. every other Thursday; no dues; for details, call Charles Scavullo Sr. at 737-9177.
Business Network International, a business-networking group, 7 a.m. Thursdays, Courtyard by Marriott, Stevens Creek Road; to join, call Barbara Crenshaw, 868-3772.
Production and Inventory Management program offered by the APICS CSRA chapter; covers basics of supply-chain management; for schedules and registration, go to www.apicscsra.org or call (478) 553-0225.
Association of Records Managers and Administrators; second Tuesdays at the Partridge Inn; call Gail Ramsey at 725-2258 or 725-3089 for information.
CSRA Medical Managers' Association; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. last Thursday of each month, Partridge Inn; call Karen Demaere at 774-0176 for information.
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