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    July Business Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Tuesday, July 1

    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 Community Development Corporation, 111 Woody Drive, Butler.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.283.1961 for more information.

    To register for this event please contact Cheryl Quinn at 724.283.2222

     

    Thursday, July 10

    Information Session: Leadership Challenge Certificate

    Participants will learn more about the Leadership Challenge Certificate, a non-credit program based on the book The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes & Posner that offers a compelling and interactive learning environment strategically designed to motivate and teach those looking to enhance their leadership qualities through their own specific learning styles. The program manager will provide comprehensive information about the program and curriculum, and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    5 to 7:30 p.m., Room 810, Libermann Hall, 600 Fifth Ave., Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    For more information and registration, please visit www.duq.edu/lcc or call 412.396.5600.

     

    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.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.658.1488 to register and for more information.

      

    Tuesday, July 15

    Leader and Passion: Two Words That Will Flip Your World

    A part of the Leadership Breakfast Series, this educational and networking event will clarify the essential relationship between the concepts of being a leader and having passion, and will offer practical implications for everyday leading, living and thriving. The session facilitator, Frank Lehner, is an executive coach, educator and designer with a longstanding interest in organizational effectiveness and individual engagement in life and work.

    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.

    For more information and registration, visit www.duq.edu/leadershipseries or call 412.396.4434.

     

    Wednesday, July 16

    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.

    9:30 a.m. to noon, Room 109, 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.

     

    Wednesday, July 23

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

    12 to 12:30 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

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

      

    Friday, July 25

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

    12 to 12:30 p.m., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

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

      

    Wednesday, July 30

    Personal Effectiveness Webinar Series: Leading With Emotional Intelligence

    Participants in this webinar will learn how to evaluate their current level of emotional intelligence, understand how their emotions affect others, how others' emotions affect them, and how to identify communication strengths and weaknesses. Facilitator Sonia Layne-Gartside is the academic project manager with Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement, which is sponsoring the webinar.

    Noon to 1 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

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

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