May 2021 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Friday, Apr. 23, through Monday, May 31
Virtual Music on the Bluff: Histoire du Tango (Astor Piazzolla)
The Virtual Best of the Bluff series continues with a performance of Astor Piazzolla's Histoire du Tango by flutist Jennifer Steele and guitarist Thomas Kikta.
Access the playlist and subscribe to the Mary Pappert School of Music's YouTube channel at bit.ly/virtualbluffseries.

Wednesday, May 5
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.

Social Media Marketing Series: LinkedIn Marketing (Webinar)
This webinar will provide an extensive overview of features and strategies for branding, marketing and advertising on LinkedIn. Hosted by the Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to 12 p.m., online.
Cost: $35.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Tuesday, May 11
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 12 p.m., online.
Cost: $20.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Wednesday, May 12
Social Media Marketing Series: Facebook Marketing (Webinar)
In this session, founder and chief executive officer of W3 Consulting Ray Sidney-Smith will provide an overview of the Facebook platform to better understand how to develop an organic and paid-content marketing strategy.
Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to 12 p.m., online.
Cost: $35.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, May 13
E-Commerce: How to Sell Online (Webinar)
This workshop will walk you 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.

Tuesday, May 18
Unleashing Your Business Potential-Can Coaching Help Your Business? (Webinar)
This session will give attendees the chance to meet a business coach, ask questions and gain a deeper understanding of how coaching can help strengthen a business.
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., online.
Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
Cost: Free.
For more information or to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Wednesday, May 19
Social Media Marketing Series: Instagram Marketing (Webinar)
This webinar will help attendees understand how to navigate Instagram as both a consumer and business, and will outline various marketing strategies to use on the platform.
Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to 12 p.m., online.
Cost: $35.
For more information or to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, May 20
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.

Wednesday, May 26
Make Better Business Decisions with Google Analytics (Webinar)
Join the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center to learn how to analyze trends regarding how customers engage with your business online through the use of Google Analytics and further turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions.
Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to 11 a.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information or to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

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