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May 2018 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Wednesday, May 2
Get Behind the Numbers and Increase Your Profits: Understanding Financial Statements Workshop
This hands-on workshop takes a step-by step approach to explaining two important financial statements: profit and loss statements, and balance sheets. A representative from Wilke & Associates will offer clear examples for using these statements to make informed decisions, identify potential problems within businesses and set realistic financial goals. Participants must bring a calculator and a copy of their current financial statements.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, May 3
Graduate Business Information Session
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for a Graduate Business Information Session to learn more about program offerings and Duquesne University.
5:30 to 7 p.m., Room 713, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business/grad, email jewettj@duq.edu or call 412.396.6244.

Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4
Of Kennedy's and Kings: Reinvestigating the RFK and MLK Assassinations at 50
Hosted by the Cyril H. Wecht Institute for Forensic Science and Law, the 17th Annual Forensic Science and Law Symposium will reinvestigate the assassinations of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Interdisciplinary panels of speakers will include experts in criminal law, forensic pathology, journalism and civil rights, among others. Continuing education credit hours will be available for attorneys, judges, coroners and social workers.
Union Ballroom, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, including cost and a list of speakers, and to register, visit www.duq.edu/forensics.

Tuesday, May 8
Paralegal Institute Open House
Paralegal prospective students are invited to attend the Paralegal Institute Open House to learn about coursework and training, meet administrators and faculty, and tour classrooms and Duquesne's campus. Lunch will be provided. Hosted by the School of Law.
Noon to 1 p.m., Room 705, Libermann Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.law.duq.edu/admissions/experience-duquesne-law, email paralegal@duq.edu or call 412.396.1643.

Thursday, May 10
First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Wexford)
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, Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber, 5000 Brooktree Rd., Suite 100, Wexford.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Wednesday, May 16
Using QuickBooks Online Version
This workshop will provide a product overview of QuickBooks Online, including navigation, recording transactions and reporting. The speaker will be a representative from Dennis Piper & Associates, P.C.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 602, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, May 17
First Step: Business Startup 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, 325 E. Washington St., New Castle.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

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