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Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412.396.6050
Fax: 412.396.2243

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    August Business Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Thursday, Aug. 1

    The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Beaver)

    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 noon, the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce, 798 Turnpike St.,
    Beaver, Pa.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.775.3944 to register and for more information.

     

    Friday, Aug. 2

    Networking event and book signing with Elisabet Rodriguez Dennehy

    Attendees will have the opportunity to network as well as hear special guest Elisabet Rodriguez Dennehy, author of Can You Afford to Ignore Me? How to Manage Gender and Cultural Differences at Work, discuss three historical misconceptions that hold women back. Dennehy, who will also sign copies of her books, is a faculty member of the Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement, which is hosting the event.

    5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble Café, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.5600 for more information.

     

    Saturday, Aug. 3

    Information Session: Certificate in Paralegal Studies Program

    The Information Session will provide attendees with a general information overview and video presentation about Duquesne University's certificate in paralegal studies program. It will be followed by a tour of the facilities and the law school library. Sponsored by the School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    9 to 11:30 a.m., Room 220, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/paralegal or call 412.396.1643.

      

    Tuesday, Aug. 6

    The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Butler County)

    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, Butler County Chamber of Commerce, 101 E. Diamond St. Morgan Center, Lower Level, Suite 116, Butler, Pa.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.283.2222 fore more information.

     

    Friday, Aug. 9

    Abre Tu Negocio (For Spanish Speakers)

    This seminar-which will be presented in Spanish-will address issues including how to get a tax ID number; fictitious name for the business; trademark the name; insurance; taxes; legal structures; business licenses; business permits; certifications; obtaining a website, and many more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    Este seminario te da una perspective amplia de todos los temas que tienes que tener presente antes de empezar un negocio. Tiene dos partes, una de la estructura y la otra de mercadeo. Al final recibiras un cuestionario para que lo llenes y luego lo envias con el formato Request for Consulting para asi fijar una cita y conversar sobre tu cuestionario de tu empresa.

    5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

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

     

    Tuesday, Aug. 13

    The 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 and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 713, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

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

     

    Informational Webinar: Executive Certificate in Financial Planning

    The Information Session will allow attendees to learn more about Duquesne University's Executive Certificate in Financial Planning program. The program manager and a faculty member will discuss the program and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Room 219, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/fp or call 412.396.5600.

     

    Friday, Aug. 16

    First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Lawrence County)

    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 and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation,100 E. Reynolds Street, Suite 100, New Castle, Pa.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.658.1488 to register and for more information.

     

    Tuesday, Aug. 20

    Navigating the Toxic Workplace

    A part of the Leadership Breakfast Series, this workshop will address the many issues that employees confront in a toxic work environment and will explore options for navigating the environment or pursuing a career change. The featured presenter will be

    Deborah Holland. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    7:30 a.m. breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m. session, Power Center Ballroom West, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: $45, which includes parking, continental breakfast and handout materials.

    Location:  Duquesne University Power Center Ballroom West, 8 to 10 a.m. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m.

    For more information and registration visit www.duq.edu/leadershipseries or call 412.396.5600.

     

    Adult Student Information Webinar: Graduate Programs

    Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's graduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions.

    12 to 12:30 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership/informationsessions for more information and registration.

     

    Thursday, Aug. 22

    Adult Student Information Webinar: Undergraduate Programs

    Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's undergraduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions.

    12 to 12:30 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership/informationsessions for more information and registration.

     

    Wednesday, Aug. 28

    Personal Effectiveness Webinar: Building Effective Work Relationships

    Viewers of this webinar will learn how to cultivate positive relationships with fellow employees at work. Topics will include Dynamic Listening, How to Work with Difficult People, Keys to Giving Constructive Feedback and Resolving Conflicts among Team Members.

    Noon to 1 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership for more information and registration.

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