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January Events Hosted by Duquesne’s Small Business Development Center

Tuesday, Jan. 10
First Step: Business Start-Up 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, Butler Community Development Corporation, 112 Hollywood Dr., Suite 102, Butler.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc/events or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, Jan. 12
First Step: Business Start-Up 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 Economic Development Corporation, 100 East Reynolds St., New Castle, Pa.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc/events or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, Jan. 26
Export Basics
This course is designed for manufacturers and technology companies seeking to initiate export programs; employees within exporting companies who need a basic knowledge of exporting; service firms seeking to improve their understanding of globalization. Topics include recognizing and identifying export opportunities; shipping and payment; and cultural issues, among others.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc/events or call 412.396.1633.

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Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.