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January Events Hosted by Duquesne’s Small Business Development Center

Tuesday, Jan. 10
First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials (Butler)
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 Community Development Corporation, 112 Hollywood Dr., Suite 102, Butler.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc/events or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, Jan. 12
First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials (Lawrence)
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, Pa.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc/events or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, Jan. 26
Export Basics
This course is designed for manufacturers and technology companies seeking to initiate export programs; employees within exporting companies who need a basic knowledge of exporting; service firms seeking to improve their understanding of globalization. Topics include recognizing and identifying export opportunities; shipping and payment; and cultural issues, among others.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc/events or call 412.396.1633.

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