February 2021 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Thursday, Feb. 4
Intro to QuickBooks Online (Webinar)
This webinar is designed to provide an overview of QuickBooks Online, a useful tool for small business' accounting needs. Topics of discussion will include entering transactions  and running reports, among others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to 12 p.m., online.
Cost: $49.
For more information or to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Tuesday, Feb. 9
Graduate Business Information Session (Webinar)
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an online informational session to learn more about the School of Business' graduate programs and Duquesne University.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business.      

E-Commerce: How to Sell Online (Webinar)
This workshop will walk participants through the fundamentals of e-commerce business, which offers several growth opportunities for small businesses. Topics of discussion include content strategy, social media marketing and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 to 11:30 a.m., online.
Cost: $20.
For more information or to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Thursday Feb. 11
Strategic Business Planning for 2021 (Webinar)
Tailored to business owners, this workshop will outline how to create a strategic plan that is simple, effective and flexible. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, online.
Cost: $20.
For more information or to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Sunday, Feb. 14
Valentine's Day from the Bluff: Romantic Piano Favorites
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for a virtual performance of romantic piano favorites by Mary Pappert School of Music Dean David Allen Wehr. Proceeds will benefit the City Music Center through the United Way Campaign. A link to the performance will be provided just in time for Valentine's Day.
Cost: $15.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/uw-music.   

Tuesday,  Feb. 16
The Formula for Social Media Success (Webinar)
This simple but comprehensive social media workshop will provide information on how to prioritize social media tools and give a clear formula to be successful when it comes to social media marketing. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 to 11:30 a.m., online.
Cost: $35.
For more information or to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Thursday, Feb. 18
Contested Landscapes: Discussing Race, Space, and Memory (Webinar)
This webinar will outline the impact of recent global events, including the ongoing pandemic and protests for racial justice. Panelists will include a variety of Duquesne faculty and alumni. Noon to 1 p.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/events.  

SEO 101: Search Engine Optimization (Webinar)
This webinar will show business owners how to improve their website visibility and online presence in order to increase sales and brand awareness. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 to 11:30 a.m., online.
Cost: $20.
For more information or to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Sunday, Feb. 21 Graduate Business Information Session (Webinar)
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for a webinar to learn more about the School of Business' graduate programs and Duquesne University.
3 to 4 p.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business.    

Thursday, Feb. 25
First Step: Business Essentials (Webinar)
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, online.
Cost: $20.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

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