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November Events Hosted by Duquesne’s Small Business Development Center

Tuesday, Nov. 6
First Step: Business Startup 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, Suite 116, County Chamber of Commerce, 101 E. Diamond St., Morgan Center, Butler.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Wednesday, Nov. 7 and Wednesday, Nov. 14
QuickBooks Advanced
This two-day workshop is designed for QuickBooks PC users who have experience using the software and would like to learn how to set up payroll, manage sales tax and more. The second day of the workshop will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The speaker will be a representative from Dennis Piper & Associates, P.C.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $90 or $150 for all four days of QuickBooks Advanced and QuickBooks Basic.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, Nov. 8
First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Wexford)
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, Suite 100, Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber, 5000 Brooktree Rd., Wexford.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Friday, Nov. 9
Promote Your Business with Facebook Ads (Level 2)
The objective of this seminar is to use Facebook's "ads" tools. Attendees must bring photos of their product or service and marketing materials. All participants will leave the seminar with a Facebook page for their business. This seminar is presented in Spanish.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25 ($20 for members of La Cámara de Comercio Hispana).
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Tuesday, Nov. 13
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 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.

Wednesday, Nov. 14
Make the World Your Market
Participants will learn global market opportunities, international legal aspects, international shipping and payment, and more.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49.

Thursday, Nov. 15
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 noon, 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.

Friday, Nov. 16
Sales Certification Boot Camp
This one-day interactive workshop will help jumpstart sales and offer business owners proven methods for finding new customers, capturing their attention and getting them to commit to a sale. Presenter Scot Teachout from Peak Performance will address cold calling, networking, presentations skills and more. Attendees will receive a "boot camp" certificate.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $339.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

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