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    June Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Tuesday, June 5

    Export Documentation

    Attendees will learn how to avoid compliance mistakes to ensure profits. The course will feature instructor Catherine E. Thornberry, author of Export Procedures: An Interactive Guide to Export Documentation. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave. Cost: $395

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

    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, major components of the business plan and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    10 a.m. to noon, Butler County Community Development Corporation, 112 Woody Drive, Butler, Pa.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.283.1961 to register or for more information.

    Wednesday, June 6

    Top Export Markets for Renewable Energy and Green Building Industries

    This seminar is geared toward the green building and renewable energy industries, which are often linked together. The top 10 export markets for each of these industries will be presented as well as specific opportunities by country. Topics include emerging new markets; how to enter these markets; regulatory aspects; and available financing programs.

    9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave. Cost: $45

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

    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, 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 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

    Top Export Markets for Environmental Firms

    This seminar is geared toward environmental management companies including waste water management, water treatment, waste management, air pollution management, air treatment and the engineering and design processes. Topics addressed include an overview of top export markets; emerging new markets; how to enter these markets; regulatory aspects; and available financing programs. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave. Cost: $45.

    Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

    Thursday, June 12

    Information Session: Executive Certificate in Financial Planning Program

    Learn more about Duquesne University's Executive Certificate in Financial Planning. The program manager and a faculty member will provide comprehensive information about 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.

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

    Wednesday, June 13

    Personal Effectiveness Webinar Series: Improving Organizational Performance Through Employee Engagement

    Enlightened leaders recognize the importance of partnering with employees. This workshop will focus on the approaches to engage employees on an intellectual and emotional level to increase loyalty and create positive attitudes. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

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

    Cost: Free.

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

    Thursday, June 14

    Innovative Sustainable Business Practices: Techniques for Cost Reduction

    This workshop will explore techniques for reducing costs within various sustainability-related fields. Case studies and examples will be used to explore cost-savings opportunities that exist by "going green." Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave. Cost: $45

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

    The 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, 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.

     

    Boosting Profits through Green Certifications: Understanding the Advantages and Process

    This workshop will explore the benefits of acquiring certifications for building operations that are environmentally friendly. Topics include environmental standards (ISO and ASHRAE); building and product certifications (including LEED and ENERGY STAR); the reasons businesses opt for certain certifications; and the process for obtaining certifications. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave. Cost: $45

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

    Tuesday, June 19

    Adult Student Information Webinar

    Participants will learn more about the undergraduate and graduate programs at Duquesne University. The program manager will provide comprehensive information about the programs and answer any questions. Sponsored by Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

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

    Cost: Free.

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

    Wednesday, June 20

    Leveraging Multiple Generations In the Workplace

    The second in a three-part Leadership Breakfast Series, this event will address the importance of leaders knowing how to leverage the unique perspectives, talents and conflicts that can occur with multiple generations of employees in the workplace. Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed, a consultant and president of the international speaking, training and assessment firm KEYGroup®, will be the featured facilitator at the event. Sponsored by Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

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

    Cost: $45.

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

    Thursday, June 21

    Adult Student Information Webinar

    Participants will learn more about the undergraduate and graduate programs at Duquesne University. The program manager will provide comprehensive information about the programs and answer any questions. Sponsored by Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

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

    Cost: Free.

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

    Sunday, June 24

    DuquesneFest

    Designed for Fall 2012 high school seniors, DuquesneFest provides the opportunity to meet with students and representatives from Duquesne's admissions, financial aid, academic, administrative and student life areas. Activities include a continental breakfast, campus tours, and sessions and presentations to learn about college admission procedures, classes, majors and careers. Hosted by the Duquesne University Office of Admission.

    8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.

    Call 800.456.0590 or visit www.duq.edu/admissions for more information and to register.

    Duquesne University

    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 10 schools of study for 10,000-plus 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.