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    February Business Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Tuesday, Feb. 5

    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, 111 Woody Drive, Butler, Pa.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.283.1961 for more information.

     

    Thursday, Feb. 7

    Export Basics
    This workshop is designed for manufacturers and technology companies that want to initiate export programs, individuals in exporting companies that require orientation to exporting, and service firms that want to better understand globalization. Topics include recognizing and identifying export opportunities, shipping and payment, legal and regulatory aspects of exporting, sources of information and assistance, and cultural issues. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center. 

    9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh. Cost: $45

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

      

    The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Beaver)

    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.

    9:30 a.m. to noon, the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce, 798 Turnpike St.,
    Beaver, Pa.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.775.3944 to register and for more information.

     

    Monday, Feb. 11

    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 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.

     

    Thursday, Feb. 14

    Creating Massive Results in Your Business...The 6 Steps You Need to Know to Grow

    Attendees will learn about the six steps and how to move their business to the top as well as topics including how to multiply customers, revenue and profits; how to leverage team, systems, technology and marketing; and how to recruit, motivate and retain a winning team of employees, and others. Presented by Master Business Coach, Ken Sevick. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

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

    Cost: $45

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

     

    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 and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation,100 E. Reynolds Street, Suite 100, New Castle.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.658.1488 to register and for more information.

     

    Tuesday, Feb. 19

    Adult Student Information Webinar for Undergraduate Programs

    Participants will learn more about the undergraduate programs of study within the Duquesne University School of Leadership and Professional Advancement (SLPA). Sponsored by Duquesne's SLPA.

    Noon to 1 p.m., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

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

      

    Wednesday, Feb. 20

    Adult Student Information Webinar for Graduate Programs

    Participants will learn more about the undergraduate programs of study within the Duquesne University School of Leadership and Professional Advancement (SLPA). Sponsored by Duquesne's SLPA.

    Noon to 1 p.m., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

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

      

    Tuesday Feb. 26

    The First Step: Business Startup Essentials in Chinese

    Presented in Chinese, this workshop is 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 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.

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