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September Business Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Tuesday, Sept. 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 Community Development Corporation, 112 Hollywood Drive, Suite 102 Butler.

Cost: $25.

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


Wednesday, Sept. 9

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 Center for Adult Learners.

2 to 2:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/adultlearners to register and for more information.


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 Center for Adult Learners.

5 to 5:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/adultlearners to register and for more information.


Tuesday, Sept. 15

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.

10 a.m. to noon, 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.


Wednesday, Sept. 16

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 Center for Adult Learners.

2 to 2:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/adultlearners to register and for more information.


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 Center for Adult Learners.

5 to 5:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/adultlearners to register and for more information.


Thursday, Sept. 17

The 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, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation, 100 East Reynolds St., New Castle.

Cost: $25

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


Latin American Business Opportunities Roundtable

This seminar is designed for manufacturers, technology and service companies who have Latin American sales and marketing teams, managers and logistic providers. Topics include the Top 10 growth industries for U.S. exports in Columbia, Peru, Mexico and Chile as well as what works best when doing business in Latin America. 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: $45.

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


Friday, Sept. 18

Exit Planning for Your Business Series-Session 1

This two-part series is designed for small-business owners considering selling their business. This session will focus on the themes Getting You and Your Business Ready, and Taxes and Valuation. Topics include an overview of the selling and buying atmosphere in Pittsburgh and Western Pa.; assessment of your readiness; transitional planning; goal setting; strategies for increasing the value of your business, and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Room 101, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $799 for two-part series. Lunch is included.

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

 
Tuesday, Sept. 22

Get Behind Numbers and Increase Your Profits: Understanding Financial Statements Workshop

This hands-on workshop provides a step-by-step approach to explaining three important financial statements: cash flow, profit and loss, and balance sheet. A representative from Wilke & Associates will offer clear examples for using these statements to make informed decisions, identify potential problems within a business and set realistic financial goals. Participants should bring a calculator and a copy of their current financial statements. 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.

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


Friday, Sept. 25

Exit Planning for Your Business Series-Session 2                                                             

This two-part series is designed for small-business owners considering selling their business. This session will focus on the themes Options for Selling and Financing the Deal, and Cutting and Negotiating the Deal. Topics include the pros and cons of more than 15 ways to sell a business; how to find the right buyer; legal contracts; important negotiating skills, and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Room 101, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $799 for two-part series. Lunch is included.

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

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