< cal-p>The Greater North Miami Chamber of Commerce will host its 17th annual Business After Hours Expo, open to chamber members and the business community. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. $10. Details: (305) 891-7811.
The Project Management Institute of South Florida hosts a dinner meeting to explore innovative value-based concepts that identify how efficiency is required for project management. Learn how to promote and support a value-oriented approach. Guest speaker will be Dean Kashiwagi, director of the institute's research group. 6:30-9 p.m. at the Westin Hotel, 400 Corporate Dr., Fort Lauderdale. $29-$35. Details: www.southfloridapmi.org/chaptermeetingdetails.html.
WAR ON TERRORISM
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a briefing on the war against terrorism featuring Maj. Gen. Richard A. Mentemeyer, deputy commander of the Southern Command military base. 8-11 a.m. at the chamber's Ryder Ray Goode Conference Center, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 577-5429 or www.miamichamber.com.
Florida International University's Presidential Lecture Series presents public-policy consultant David Birch, best-known for having identified the role of new and small firms in job creation. He will discuss the impact of entrepreneurship on adjustments and innovation in the US economic structure and provide a 25-year overview of the role of new and growth firms. 8 a.m. at FIU, University Park Campus, 11200 SW Eighth St. Details: (305) 348-7526 or www.entreprenurship.fiu.edu/events.
The South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum presents a forum on Sarbanes-Oxley accounting regulations. 5:30-8 p.m. at BankAtlantic Center, 2555 Panther Parkway, Sunrise. $25-$35. Details: (954) 894-9405.
HIRING THE BEST WORKSHOP
Florida Foreign Trade Association and the Center for Financial Training South Florida will host a two-session workshop on hiring the most-qualified candidate for a job. Important supervisory tasks such as job analysis, determination of selection criteria and conducting an effective interview will be covered. 6-9 p.m. Dec. 8 and 15 at the Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Doral. $225. RSVP required. Details: (305) 471-0737 or www.ffta.com.