Monday

Toby Stapleton, dean of graduate studies and continuing education at Salve Regina University, will discuss the maritime economy at Providence Rotary Club meeting, Providence Marriott, 1 Orms St., Providence, 12:15 p.. $23 for lunch. For information, call Geoff Gaunt at (401) 743-9270.

Thursday

Executive Level Lean for Manufacturers, a day-long workshop by the Phoenix Partnership’s Manufacturing Center of Excellence and Polaris MEP, at the New England Institute of Technology, Hall of Fame Room, 2480 Post Rd., Warwick, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. To register, visit polarismep.org.

Learn the Fundamentals in Planning, Preparing for and Financing Your Business Workshop, Center for Women & Enterprise, Center for Women & Enterprise, 132 George M. Cohan Blvd., Providence, 9 a.m. to noon. Free. To register, call (508) 822-1012, ext. 318, by Wednesday, Dec. 12.

Understanding the Purpose of Financial Statements and How They Can Help Determine the Health of Your Business Workshop, Center for Women & Enterprise, 132 George M. Cohan Blvd., Providence, 1 to 4 p.m. Free. To register, call (508) 822-1012, ext. 318, by Wednesday, Dec. 12.

 Doug Banks, executive editor of the Boston Business Journal, will be the guest speaker at the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 151 Martine St., Fall River, 5:30 to 8 p.m. $20 in advance by Mon, Dec. 10, or $40 the day of. Registration required. Visit https://bit.ly/2ARZqgo.

Information for Speakers’ Table should be emailed to business@ providencejournal.com by 10 a.m. the Wednesday before Sunday publication.