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May Events Hosted by Duquesne’s Small Business Development Center

Tuesday, May 3

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

Cost:  $25.

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

Wednesday, May 4

First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials (Beaver)

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, 798 Turnpike St., Beaver.

Cost: $25.

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


Friday, May 6

Exit Planning for Your Business

A survey done by M&A Today found that 65 percent of business owners don't know the value of their company, and 85 percent don't have an exit plan. This workshop will provide an overview of the buying and selling atmosphere in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania; define transitional planning; address different ways to preserve the value of your business, and many more topics.

Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $799.

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


Tuesday, May 10

SBDC Roundtable on Mexico, Chile and Peru: Trade Winds Business Opportunities Series

This two-part series is geared toward chief executive officers, sales and marketing teams, and business development professionals in the manufacturing, technology and service industries who have an interest in expanding or developing Latin American sales. This session will address finding and managing foreign representatives, culture and translations. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center. The session is also available via webinar-registrants will be emailed instructions.

8:30 to 10:30 a.m., SMC Business Councils Office, Suite 190, 600 Cranberry Woods Dr., Cranberry Township.

Cost: $35 or $50 for both sessions.

For more information and to register, call 412.342.1601.


Thursday, May 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 .

Cost: $25.

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


Friday, May 13

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, taxation requirements 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: $25.

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


Tuesday, May 24

SBDC Roundtable on Mexico, Chile and Peru: Trade Winds Business Opportunities Series

This two-part series is geared toward chief executive officers, sales and marketing teams, and business development professionals in the manufacturing, technology and service industries who have an interest in expanding or developing Latin American sales. This session will address logistics and payment when selling into Latin America. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center. The session is also available via webinar-registrants will be emailed instructions.

8:30 to 10:30 a.m., SMC Business Councils Office, Suite 190, 600 Cranberry Woods Dr., Cranberry Township.

Cost: $35 or $50 for both sessions.

For more information and to register, call 412.342.1601.

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