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April Events Hosted by Duquesne’s Small Business Development Center

Friday, April 5
International Networking Day
This free forum will bring together export-import service providers, private sector exporters and foreign-born Pittsburgh residents to discuss business challenges and opportunities in Pittsburgh. Businesses interested in international business, international contacts and graduates are invited to the session. Sponsored by the Global Business Program, Duquesne University Small Business Development Center, the U.S. Department of Commerce-U.S. Commercial Service, and the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission.
10 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Wednesday, April 17
QuickBooks Online
During this session, speaker Alicia Davis from Dennis Piper & Associates, P.C. will provide a product overview including navigation, recording transactions and reporting. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $35.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Thursday, April 18
First Step: Business Startup 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 12:30 p.m., Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce, 325 E. Washington St., New Castle.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Tuesday, April 23
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 noon, 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.  

Friday, April 26
Sales Boot Camp
Join the Small Business Development Center for a one-day interactive workshop that will help jumpstart sales and offer proven methods for finding new customers, capturing their attention and getting them to commit to a sale. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 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.

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