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    February Business Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Wednesday, Feb. 2

    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, major components of the business plan and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    10 a.m. to noon, Butler Small Business Development Center, 2525 Rochester Rd., Suite 200, Cranberry Township. Cost: Free

    Call 724.283.1961 to register and for more information.

    Friday, Feb. 11

    Export Basics

    Designed to help those seeking to initiate export programs and to provide an understanding of globalization. Topics include recognizing and identifying export opportunities, shipping and payment, and the legal and regulatory aspects of exporting, among 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: $45.

    Call 412.396.6233 or email at duqsbdc@duq.edu to register and for more information.

    Thursday, Feb. 17

    Break the Rules and Close More Deals

    Part one of a three-part series on sales, this workshop will teach attendees the top 5 things to focus on to propel sales and will see a presentation from Peak Performance Management, which helps industry leaders formulate successful management and sales and prospecting strategies. 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: $45.

    Call 412.396.6233 or email at duqsbdc@duq.edu to register and for more information.

    Thursday, Feb. 24

    Incoterms®2010 & Routed Export Transactions

    Designed to help attendees learn about complying with commercial and regulatory requirements. Topics include changes to the international terms of sale, implementing sales and purchases to incorporate the new Incoterms®2010 terms, and buyer's and seller's responsibilities and costs associated with each international term of sale, among others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Robert Morris University, Sewall Center, Dining Room C,

    6001 University Blvd., Moon Township. Cost: $275.

    Call 412.396.6233 or email at duqsbdc@duq.edu to register and for more information.

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