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    February Business Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Tuesday, Feb. 11

    Export Basics: Increase Your Profits By Selling Overseas

    Designed for new and prospective exporters, this workshop addresses how to recognize and identify export opportunities, shipping and payment issues, the legal and regulatory aspects of exporting and cultural issues. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center.

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

    Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.sbdc.duq.edu to register and for more information.

    Friday, Feb. 12

    The Nonprofit Leadership Boarding School: Freshman Year

    A training program that addresses the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit board members, attendees will be introduced to the nonprofit sector, legal obligations of nonprofit board members and other important aspects of nonprofit governance. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s Nonprofit Leadership Institute.

    8 to 11:30 a.m., Room 220, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: $50 or $35 for three or more individuals from the same nonprofit.

    Call 412.396.6231 or nli@duq.edu for more information.

    Wednesday, Feb. 17

    The First Step: Business Startup Essentials

    Designed to teach individuals about the process of starting a small business, this workshop will address the many issues that face entrepreneurs in today’s changing world. Topics include business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement and major components of the business plan, among others. Conducted by Duquesne University Small Business Development Center staff.

    9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave. Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.sbdc.duq.edu to register and for more information.

    Friday, Feb. 26

    The Nonprofit Leadership Boarding School: Sophomore Year

    A training program that addresses the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit board members, attendees will learn about board development, what boards should know about fundraising and ethical decision making. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s Nonprofit Leadership Institute.

    8 to 11:30 a.m., Room 220, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: $50 or $35 for three or more individuals from the same nonprofit.

    Call 412.396.6231 or nli@duq.edu for more information.

    Saturday, Feb. 27

    Information Session: Duquesne University’s Paralegal Institute

    Attendees at this Paralegal Open House will participate in a general overview and video presentation, followed by a tour of the facilities and law school library.

    9 to 11:30 a.m., Room 713, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.1643 or email police@duq.edu for more information.

    Duquesne University

    Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in 10 schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.