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April Business Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Wednesday, April 1

Certified Financial Planning Information Webinar

Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's Executive Certificate in Financial Planning. Program Manager Dr. Erroline Williams and a faculty member will provide comprehensive information about the program and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

5:30 to 7 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/fp for more information and registration.


Thursday, April 2

The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Beaver County)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

10 a.m. to noon, Beaver County Chamber of Commerce, 798 Turnpike St., Beaver.

Cost: Free.

Call 724.775.3944 for more information and to register.


Tuesday, April 7

The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Butler County)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

10 a.m. to noon, Butler County Development Corporation, 112 Hollywood Drive, Suite 102, Butler.

Cost: Free.

Call 724.283.1961 for more information and to register.


The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Pittsburgh)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.


Using LinkedIn to Market YOU!

This hands-on session will help participants create a LinkedIn profile that will help to gain access to people, jobs, news, updates and insights, as well as provide important tips for creating a profile that is searchable and impactful. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

6 to 8:30 p.m., Lawrence County Learning Center, 102 Margaret St., New Castle.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.


Thursday, April 9

The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Lawrence County)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation, 100 East Reynolds St., New Castle.

Cost: Free.

Call 724.658.1488 for more information and to register.


Tuesday, April 14

Adult Student Information Webinar: Undergraduate Programs

Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's undergraduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

2 to 2:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.


Tuesday, April 21

Six Steps to a Better Business

Participants at this workshop will learn the six steps and how to move their business to the top. Other topics include time management, marketing, increasing customer base, recruiting and motivating employees, and much more. Presented by Master Business Coach Ken Sevick of ActionCOACH. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $49.

Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.


Wednesday, April 22

QuickBooks: Advanced

This workshop will help participants become more knowledgeable with QuickBooks, the number one management and accounting tool utilized by start-ups and small business entrepreneurs. Topics include inventory, sales tax, payroll, business credit cards, job costing and time tracking. For Window Users only. Presented by Dennis Piper & Associates and sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $49.

Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.


Adult Student Information Webinar: Graduate Programs

Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's graduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

2 to 2:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.

 
Tuesday, April 28

Leadership-The Secrets to Becoming a Great Leader

This interactive workshop will provide insight into aspects of effective leadership, the roles and responsibilities of a successful leader, and the best approaches for leading an organization that can include workers with various personality traits. Topics include creating a positive culture, strategies for interacting with employees and ideas for communicating action plans. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation, 100 East Reynolds St., New Castle.

Cost: $15, which includes a boxed lunch.

Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

 
Thursday, April 30

How to Import into the U.S.

This seminar will review import regulations, requirements and responsibilities and teach participants how to protect their company from unnecessary delays in getting their goods through Customs and how to avoid significant penalties. Topics include the legal issues of importing; harmonized tariff schedule; classifications and duties, and others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $49.

Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

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