Business & Technology Centers

The Palumbo Donahue School of Business operates several independent centers designed to provide students and faculty with an opportunity for professional development, as well as to provide services to the University and the community.

The Beard Institute

The School of Business expanded the focus of The Beard Institute for Leadership in Ethics. Named for its benefactor Eugene P. Beard, the Beard Institute focuses on the importance of business ethics, finance and sustainability in the global marketplace.

Investment Center

The Investment Center introduces students to a variety of technologies that are used by investment professionals around the world and allows students to put their learning directly into practice by utilizing technology and producing results.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The mission is to provide assistance to small businesses in southwestern Pennsylvania. If you are looking to start a business receive professional guidance through one-on-one consulting, training workshops, research, and professional referrals.

Center for International Regulatory Assistance (CITRA)

The Duquesne University Center for International Regulatory Assistance is your resource for international technical, environmental, and quality regulations. Successfully export your products to Europe and other regions in the world.


Bloomberg Businessweek B-School Connection
In our ongoing efforts to enhance curricula and enrich student learning, Duquesne University School of Business is a proud partner of Bloomberg Businessweek magazine. To learn more about Bloomberg Businessweek B-School Connection's resources and benefits for students and faculty members, click here.