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November Events Hosted by Duquesne’s Small Business Development Center

Friday, Nov. 3
Abre Tu Negocio
This First Step: Business Startup Essentials seminar is presented in Spanish. 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.
1 to 4 p.m., Room 108 Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Monday, Nov. 6
Work for Yourself @ 50+
AARP Foundation's Work for Yourself @ 50+ helps low- and moderate-income adults age 50+ gain the knowledge, support and resources they need to make informed decisions and take the right first steps toward successful self-employment. Participants will review the Work for Yourself @ 50+ materials and learn how to connect with local resources to help them reach their goals.
5 to 7 p.m., Riverside Center for Innovation, 700 River Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $15.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Wednesday, Nov. 8
One-Day Sales Certification Boot Camp: What is the Best Approach for Your Business?
This interactive workshop will help attendees jumpstart their sales and offer proven methods to find new customers, capture their attention and get them to commit to a sale. Topics will include cold calling, networking, presentation skills and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Room 108 Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $399.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, Nov. 16
Export Documentation and Compliance
This seminar offers an in-depth understanding of export procedures and a 'hands-on' review of the documentation required to ensure a smooth and compliant international transaction. Topics include managing export quotations, export documentation review and export financing, among others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Room 108 Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $399.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

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