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    June Business Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Tuesday, June 4

    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 for more information.

    Wednesday, June 5

    Prospecting 2.0: How to Use Social Media to Grow Sales

    Geared toward chief executive officers, presidents, senior managers and sales professionals, this workshop will feature sales expert Scot Teachout of Sandler Training/Peak Performance, who will offer tools for leveraging existing networks through social media to prompt sales opportunities. Topics addressed include why traditional sales tactics do not work in today's environment, how to avoid falling victim to unpaid consulting, networking strategies to connect with like-minded individuals and companies, and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: $45.

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

    Thursday, June 6

    Leading Organizational Change: Changing Mindsets, Attitudes and Culture

    A part of the Leadership Breakfast Series, this educational and networking event will focus on the people side of change and how to create real behavioral change in an organization's culture. Sonia Layne-Gartside, academic project manager at Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement (SLPA), will be the featured presenter. Sponsored by Duquesne's SLPA.

    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.

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

    9:30 a.m. to noon, Beaver County Chamber of Commerce, 798 Turnpike Street, Beaver, Pa.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.775.3944 for more information 

    Thursday, June 13

    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.

    Leading Organizational Change Webinar

    Organizations seem to be able to solve complicated technical problems, yet they sometimes fail at implementing even the simplest changes. Whether it comes through strategic planning or as a response to outside events, change must be managed effectively to achieve organizational excellence. This webinar will address how to help people open themselves up to change and lead their organizations through the change process.

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

    Cost: Free.

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

    Saturday, June 15

    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.

    9 to 9:30 a.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants. Sponsored by Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    Cost: Free.

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

    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.

    10 to 10:30 a.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants. Sponsored by Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    Cost: Free.

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

    Tuesday, June 18 

    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. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants. Sponsored by Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    Cost: Free.

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

    Wednesday, June 19

    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 12:30 p.m., Room 505, 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.

    Thursday, June 20            

    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. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants. Sponsored by Duquesne'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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