Tuesday, Feb. 13
Intro to Microsoft Excel
Learn to use Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets and manipulate them mathematically using the program’s functions. Participants will learn how to customize a document and add worksheets. Tuesday, 1 to 2:30 p.m., JVS CareerSolution, 75 Federal St., Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Start an online business
Attend a workshop hosted by IM Business Academy on how to start an online business, even without prior business or marketing experience. Learn how to choose the right business model and product mix. Tuesday, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Crowne Plaza, 15 Middlesex Canal Park, Woburn. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Wednesday, Feb. 14
Use age to your advantage
Older job seekers are encouraged to attend a workshop with practical suggestions for getting in the door and handling age-related questions. Interactive exercises will help participants understand and explain to employers how age and experience can be beneficial. Wednesday, 1 to 2:30 p.m., JVS CareerSolution, 75 Federal St., 3rd Floor, Boston. Free. Register online or visit the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Those interested in learning the tips and tricks of LinkedIn are invited to attend a workshop on online networking. Participants will polish their profile, improve networking skills, and learn job search tips. Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., JVS CareerSolution, 75 Federal St., 3rd floor, Boston. Free. Register online or visit the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Learn Google Adwords
Reach potential customers through advertising and analyze online sales with Google AdWords. Participants will get an overview of the program and learn keyword audience targeting and how to write effective ad copy. Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:30, p.m., General Assembly Boston, 125 Summer St., Boston. $75. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.Events of note? E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter @GlobeBiz.