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December Business Events Hosted By Duquesne University

Wednesday, Dec. 1

Quickbooks: Reports

Designed to help individuals who are familiar with QuickBooks® expand their knowledge in generating and customizing financial reports, forms/templates and QuickBooks® letters. Presented by Dennis Piper & Associates. 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.

Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.sbdc.duq.edu to register and for more information.

Friday, Dec. 3

Business Opportunities in Mexico

This workshop is designed for small- and medium-sized manufacturers, and high-tech and service companies interested in accessing business sectors of Mexico, which is the second largest market for U.S. goods. Topics include the NAFTA Advantage, industry analysis for your company, how to find manufacturing reps and the Trade Mission to Mexico. 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: $15.

Call 412-396-6233 or visit www.sbdc.duq.edu to register and for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 4

Paralegal Certificate Program Information Session

Attendees will learn more about the paralegal profession and program. Hosted by the Duquesne University School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

9 to 11:30 a.m., Room 101, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.1643 or email police@duq.edu to register and for more information.

Tuesday, Dec. 7

Incoterms 2010 and Routed Export Transactions

This workshop is designed for those interested in exporting or importing, freight forwarding, transportation and shipping, purchasing or international banking. Topics include changes to the international terms of sale, how to implement sales and purchases to incorporate the new Incoterms 2010 terms and more. Presented by Catherine Thornberry, export consultant and licensed customs broker. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: $275.

Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.sbdc.duq.edu to register and for more information.

Finding Money

Learn where to find the money to invest in your growing business while keeping your debt/equity ratio in check. Featured topics include equity solutions, cash flow solutions, debt solutions and more. Presented by Wilke & Associates LLP. 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

Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.sbdc.duq.edu to register and for more information.

The First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials (Butler County)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, major components of the business plan and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Butler County Community Development Corporation, 112 Woody Drive, Butler, PA. Cost: Free

Financial Planning Informational Webinar

Learn more about the Executive Certificate in Financial Planning program during this free, noon Webinar. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

Call 412.396.5600 or email leadership@duq.edu for more information and to register for this free session.

Thursday, Dec. 9

The First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials (Lawrence County)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, major components of the business plan and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

10 a.m. to noon, 100 Reynolds St, New Castle, PA. Cost: Free

Call Christine Hughes at 412.396.1633 to register or for more information.

Tuesday, Dec. 14

The First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials (Pittsburgh)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, major components of the business plan 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: Free

Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.sbdc.duq.edu to register and for more information.

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