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May Business Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Thursday, May 1

Export Basics

This course is designed to help manufacturers and technology companies seeking to initiate export programs; individuals within exporting companies who require orientation to exporting; and service firms seeking to improve their understanding of globalization. Topics include recognizing and identifying export opportunities; shipping and payment; legal and regulatory aspects of exporting, and more. 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.

 

Saturday, May 3

Information Session: Certificate in Paralegal Studies Program

This information session will feature a general information overview and video presentation followed by a tour of the facilities and law school library. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

9 to 11:30 a.m., Ground Floor, Libermann Hall, 600 Fifth Ave., Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.1643 or visit www.duq.edu/paralegal for more information and to register.

  

Tuesday, May 6

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 Street, Morgan Center-Lower Level, Suite 116, Butler, Pa.

Cost: Free.

Call 724.283.2222 for more information and to register.

 

Friday, May 9

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 noon, Room 101, 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, May 13

Identifying, Developing and Creating Tomorrow's Leaders Today: Leadership and Succession Planning

A part of the Leadership Breakfast Series, this educational and networking event will help participants to better understand the importance and process of succession planning for current and future leaders. In addition to this macro-learning objective, several more specific micro-objectives will also be addressed. Session facilitator Dr. Gerald Groves is president of Interface Management International. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

7:30 a.m. breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m. session, Power Center Ballroom West, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $45, which includes parking, continental breakfast and handout materials.

For more information and registration, visit www.duq.edu/leadershipseries or call 412.396.4434.

  

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. 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.

  

Tuesday, May 20

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, May 21

QuickBooks Reports

Designed for individuals who are familiar with QuickBooks®, participants will expand their knowledge in generating and customizing financial reports, forms/templates and QuickBooks® letters. Topics covered include creating Quick reports; creating and customizing preset reports; saving report settings; exporting reports to Microsoft Excel, and more. Presented by Dennis Piper & Associates and 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.

 

Information Session: Leadership Challenge Certificate

Attendees will learn more about the Leadership Challenge Certificate, a non-credit program based on the book The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes & Posner, that offers a compelling and interactive learning environment, strategically designed to motivate and teach those looking to enhance their leadership qualities through their own specific learning styles. The program manager and instructor will provide comprehensive information about the program and its curriculum. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

5 to 7:30 p.m., Room 810, Libermann Hall, 600 Fifth Ave., Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396. 5600 or visit www.duq.edu/lcc for more information and to register.

 

Wednesday, May 28

Personal Effectiveness Webinar Series: Leaders Navigating Change

This session will focus on understanding workplace change and learning how to thrive, both career-wise and personally, in what can be a turbulent environment. Participants will learn how to develop ways to personally approach workplace change and manage stress and attitudes associated with this issue. Facilitator Sonia Layne-Gartside is the academic project manager for the Duquesne University School of Leadership and Professional Advancement (SLPA). Sponsored by 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/webinars for more information and registration.

 

Friday, May 30

Abre Tu Negocio (First Step: Business Startup Essentials)

Presented in Spanish, this workshop is designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs. Topics include 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. Spanish translation: Este seminario te da una perspectiva amplia de todos los temas que tienes que tener presente antes de empezar un negocio. Tiene dos partes, una de la estructura y la otra de mercadeo. Al final recibiras un cuestionario para que lo llenes y luego lo envias con el formato Request for Consulting para asi fijar una cita y conversar sobre tu cuestionario de tu empresa.

6 to 9 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

For more information or to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

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