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    January Business Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Tuesday, Jan. 8

    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.

     

    Thursday, Jan. 10

    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 learn more about Duquesne University's Executive Certificate in Financial Planning. Program Manager Dr. Erroline Williams and a faculty member will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    12:30 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, Jan. 22

    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.

    9:30 a.m. to 12:30 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.

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 23

    Second Act-Making a New Business Your New Career

    Designed for second-career entrepreneurs, the workshop will address new business topics including how to start on a shoestring budget; how to price to make a profit; branding; networking; managing cash flow and more. Workshop presenters include Dave Wilke, owner of Wilke & Associates, and Suzanne Caplan, serial entrepreneur and author. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    10 a.m., registration, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. event and light lunch, Sheraton Hotel, 300 West Station Square Dr., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: $25.

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


    Friday, Jan. 25
    Abre Tu Negocio en Pittsburgh (in Spanish)

    This seminar, which will be presented in Spanish, will address issues including how to get a Tax ID Number; fictitious name for the business; trademark the name; insurance; taxes; legal structures; business licenses; loan programs; business plan development and more.  Co-sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center and PNC Bank.

    6 to 9 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.

     

    Tuesday, Jan. 29

    Credit Programs Information Webinar for Undergraduates

    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, Jan. 30

    Credit Programs Information Webinar for Graduate Studies

    Participants will learn more about the leadership concentrations at the graduate level 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.

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