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Phone: 412.396.6050
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    February Business Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Tuesday, Feb. 4

    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 Chamber of Commerce, 101 E. Diamond St., Morgan Center, Lower Level, Suite 116, Butler, Pa.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.283.2222 for more information.

     

    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 University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    12 to 12:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

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

     

    Thursday, Feb. 6

    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.

     

    Tuesday, Feb. 11

    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.

    12 to 12:30 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

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

      

    Wednesday, Feb. 12

    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.

    9 a.m. to noon, 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. 13

    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.

     

    Certified Financial Planning Information Session Webinar

    Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's Executive Certificate in Financial Planning. The program manager and a faculty member will provide comprehensive information about the program and answer questions.

    Sponsored by Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

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

    Cost: Free

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

     

    Tuesday, Feb. 25

    Import Basics

    The U.S. imports far more than exports. Since 9/11, new import regulations put importers on the front line against terrorism with a series of new requirements and responsibilities. Attendees will review these responsibilities and learn how to protect their company from unnecessary delays in getting goods through Customs and avoid significant penalties. 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.

     

    Friday, Feb. 28

    The Battle of the Ages:  Digital vs. Traditional Marketing

    Attendees will learn the differences between traditional and digital marketing as well as practical strategies to improve and get more sales. Topics include the five basics of every successful marketing plan; how to get more leads from your Website; leverage social media to drive sales, and more. Presenters include Ken Sevick, master business coach from ActionCOACH Business Coaching, and Geoff Skadra, founder and chief executive officer from Catchpoint Creative. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    9 to 11:30 a.m., 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.

    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 10,000-plus 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.