Family Child-Care Entrepreneur Program, eight-module interactive-learning program to help you combine your desire to provide child care with the need to do it as a legitimate business. Women's Business Development Center, 1315 Walnut St., Suite 1124; 215-790-9232 or www.womensbdc.org. Registration required. Cost $59. 6:15-9 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 1 through Nov. 26.
Networking Meeting, presented by LeTip of Spring House, Old York Road Country Club, 801 Tennis Ave., Spring House; 215-646-0160. 7-8 a.m.
Networking Meeting, presented by LeTip Chester County East. Wyndham Garden, Exton, 815 N. Pottstown Pike, Exton; 610-572-3722. www.letipcce.com. Breakfast is free for first-time visitors. 7:01-8:30 a.m.
Leading Through the Economic Crisis, lecture by Gerard P. Cuddy, president and chief executive officer of Beneficial Bank. Hosted by Chestnut Hill College, 9601 Germantown Ave.; 215-753-3664 or www.chc.edu. 4 p.m.
JumpStart: Market Research, presented by Women's Business Development Center, 1315 Walnut St., Suite 1124; 215-790-9232 or www.womensbdc.org. Pre-registration required, $35. 6-9 p.m.
Energy Management Strategies: Financing & Investment Opportunities, presented by Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. Ambler Boiler House, 201 S. Maple Ave., Ambler; 215-790-3630 or www.greaterphilachamber.com. GPCC Member $35, nonmember $70. 8-10 a.m.
Lunch, Networking & Speaker: Todd Cohen, Building Sales Culture, presented by Jewish Business Network of Southern New Jersey. Uno Chicago Grill, 2903 Rt. 73, Maple Shade; 877-526-428 or www.jbnsnj.org. $18 members, $25 nonmembers. Noon
Business Referral Breakfast, presented by BNI, Mount Laurel Regional Chapter, Indian Spring Country Club, 115 S. Elmwood Rd., Marlton; 609-268-3242. 7:30-9 a.m.
Networking Meeting, presented by LeTip Chapter of Upper Merion. JC's Fireside Bistro, 192 W. DeKalb Pike, King of Prussia; 267-304-2221. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
International Networking Reception, sponsored by International Visitors Council. Downtown Courtyard Marriott, 21 N. Juniper St.; 215-683-0992 or www.ivc.org. Free for members, $15 for nonmembers, $20 without a reservation. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 1.
Skills Assessment, workshop designed for adult job-seekers. Central Library, 19th & Pkwy, Rm. 406. 6-8 p.m. Nov. 7.
Mentoring - Your Career Advantage, sponsored by Association of Career Professionals Philadelphia Network. Pyramid Club, 52d fl., 1735 Market St. For more details & to register: http://acpi.groupsite.com. $35 guests, $25 members, full-time students. 7:45-10 a.m. Nov. 9.
How to Leverage the Magic of LinkedIn, presented by Sales & Marketing Executives of Philadelphia. Philadelphia Country Club, 1601 Spring Mill Rd., Gladwyne; 215-860-6340 or www.SMEIPhiladelphia.org. $25 members, $50 nonmembers, $40 introductory membership. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Nov. 13.
ChemPharma Annual Fall Networking Event. Networking, sit-down dinner, and presentation. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4700 Street Rd,. Feasterville; 215-364-2000 or www.chempharma.net. $45 members & alliance partners, $60 nonmembers. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 13.