The latest mortgage rates will be released Thursday. Last week, Freddie Mac reported that a 30-year, fixed-rate loan fell to 3.6 percent from 3.75 percent the week before.
Learn the techniques of product management, from bringing a product to market to evaluating its success, in this course from General Assembly. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., GA Boston, 125 Summer St., 13th floor, Boston. $200. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Sharpen your use of the international language of business at this class for visiting foreign professionals hosted by nonprofit 1 Harvard Street Institute. Attendees will work with an experienced ESL facilitator to practice and improve their conversational and technical English. Friday, 4 to 5 p.m., 1 Harvard St., suite 300, Brookline. Free, with limited spots. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Build connections for referral business at this meet-and-greet event by networking organization BNI Financial District. Friday, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Burns and Levinson, 125 High St., Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.