"Learn how to start an investment club." Speaker: Joseph Madison, New York Life. Free. 7-8 p.m. South Dade Regional Library, 10750 SW 211th St. Details: (305) 233-8140.
"The Nonprofit Depot: Tools for Building Capacity." Coordinated by Daniellla Levine, director of the Human Services Coalition of Dade County. $30; $25 in advance. 7:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Chapman Conference Center Room 3210, M-DCC Wolfson, 300 NE Second Ave. Details: Ivy Lewis, (305) 237-3848.
"Digital Convergence & the Future of Media Business: Editora Abril's Experience." Speaker: Ohir Toledo, executive president, Grupo Abril. Organized by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. $50; $35 for members. Noon-2 p.m. Hotel Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Ave. Details: 579-9030.
"How to start & run a successful business." Billed as a must for startups and expansions. Topics include finance, marketing, legal and accounting issues. Presented by the SCORE group of the US SBA. RSVP. Free. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Citadel Building, 49 NW Fifth St. Details: (305) 371-6889 or scoremiami.com.
"Latin Risk Management." Two-day conference on issues concerning market, credit and operation risks for Latin financial institutions. Through Aug. 22. JW Marriott, 1111 Brickell Ave. Details: (305) 358-6666.
"Preparing for the future: Multi-billion in capital improvement opportunities at MIA." Speaker, Angela Gittens, director, Miami-Dade County Aviation Department. Organized by the Doral & Airport West Chamber of Commerce, 8181 NW 36th St. $40; $30 in advance. 11:30 a.m. Fire Tower, 8000 NW 21st St. Details: (305) 383-4517.
"Women & Investment: What every woman should know about money & investing." 7 p.m. South Dade Regional Library, 10750 SW 211th St. Details: (305) 233-8140.
"Understanding Financial Statements." Presented by the Odeon Group for the Miami-Dade Office of Community & Economic Development. Reservations required. Noon-1 p.m. Enterprise Community Center, Citadel Building, 49 NW Fifth St. Details: (305) 579-2730.
"Cholesterol & Cardiac Risk Reduction." Speaker: Dr. Johnathan A. Fialkow. Membership breakfast organized by Chamber South. $15; free to members. 7:30 a.m. Miami Dadeland Marriott, 9090 S Dadeland Blvd. Details: Erica, (305) 661-1621, ext. 10.
"Introduction to Writing a Business Plan." Presented by SDBC for the Miami-Dade Office of Community & Economic Development. Reservations required. Noon-1 p.m. Enterprise Community Center, Citadel Building, 49 NW Fifth St. Details: (305) 579-2730.
"How to set up your legal entity." Presented by Garcia CPA for the Miami-Dade Office of Community & Economic Development. Reservations required. Noon-1:30 p.m. Enterprise Community Center, Citadel Building, 49 NW Fifth St. Details: (305) 579-2730.
Organized by the North Dade Regional Chamber of Commerce with participation from the Greater North Miami, Aventura, North Miami Beach, Miami-Dade and Greater Hollywood chambers. 5-7:30 p.m. FIU Kovens Center, Biscayne Bay Campus, 151st Street & Biscayne Boulevard. Details: Jennifer Fucci, (305) 919-5779.