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Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412.396.6050
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    May Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Thursday, May 2

    Time to Think® for Leaders

    A part of the Leadership Breakfast Series, this educational and networking event will focus on Nancy Kline's acclaimed book Time To Think, which documents how leaders have used a Thinking Environment® and, as a result, have seen their teams produce better results in less time and increase motivation and commitment. Attendees will learn and practice new ways to structure their interaction with their team to bring out their best thinking. Presenters are Evy Severino, managing director of Severino Consulting, LLC, and Anne Papinchak, a performance improvement consultant, expert facilitator and certified coach, and head of Papinchak Consulting, LLC. 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.

     

    Tuesday, May 7

    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, May 8

    Personal Effectiveness Webinar: Strategic Thinking in a Changing World

    This webinar will explore the six things that executives need to do well to strengthen their ability to think strategically. 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.

      

    Friday, May 10 

    15th Annual Entrepreneur's Growth Conference

    Attendees will learn how to maximize profits and minimize expenses, turn market opportunities into sales and tackle tough business challenges. Featuring keynote speaker Will Knecht, president of Wendell August Forge.

    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: $139 for full-day registration (includes continental breakfast, luncheon and all event activities), $50 for students with a valid ID.

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

     

    Forensic Audio and Linguistic Analysis of Insider Threats: From Watergate to Today

    This Forensic Friday session will explore how the advances in the fields of forensic linguistics and audio analysis are enabling more effective investigation of insider threats. Presenters include Dr. Carole Chaski, a leading forensic linguistic expert and executive director of the Institute for Linguistic Evidence, and Phil Mellinger, a former National Security Agency analyst who has worked on the infamous 18 1/2-minute gap in President Nixon's Oval Office tape of June 1972. Presented by Duquesne University's Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law. 

    1 to 4:30 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    For more information, including cost and available continuing education credits, visit www.duq.edu/forensic-friday, email wechtinstitute@duq.edu or call 412.396.1330.

      

    Monday, May 13

    Corporate Equity and Inclusion Roundtable

    This event will feature a discussion that will set the tone and foundation for future conversations and action to increase diversity and inclusion throughout the Pittsburgh Region. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Office of Human Resource Management.

    8 to 10:30 a.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Square, Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    For more information and to register, call 412.396.1403 or email bradfordm845@duq.edu.

     

    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.

     

    Wednesday, May 15

    QuickBooks Reports

    Geared toward individuals familiar with QuickBooks®, attendees will expand their knowledge in generating and customizing financial reports, forms/templates and QuickBooks® letters. Topics include creating quick reports, saving report settings, customizing templates and more. Presented by Dennis Piper & Associates. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 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.

     

    Chemical Dependency Summit

    This event will address the latest trends regarding the various aspects of the treatment of chemical dependency in the Western Pennsylvania area, with an emphasis on prevention strategies for chemically dependent patients. Presenters include representatives from the area's U.S. Attorney's Office, Gateway Rehabilitation Institute and the fields of pharmacy and forensic science. Hosted by the Mylan School of Pharmacy and the Forensic Science and Law Program at Duquesne University.

    2 to 6 p.m., Wolfe Lecture Hall, the Bayer Learning Center, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.6379/2052 for more information.

     

    Adult Student Information Webinars

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

    7 to 7:30 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, May 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 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, May 16, and Friday, May 17

    Palliative Care and Ethics Conference

    This event will provide a critical examination of the ethical, philosophical and religious issues that arise in daily care for patients at the end of life. It will feature speakers, break-out groups and case discussions. Hosted by Duquesne University's Center for Healthcare Ethics.

    Thursday, 8 a.m. registration and breakfast, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., conference. Friday, 8 a.m., breakfast, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., conference. Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: $180.

    For more information on continuing education credits and to register, call 412.396.4504 or email smithg@duq.edu.

     

    Tuesday, May 21

    Adult Student Information Webinars

    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's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    Cost: Free.

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

      

    Thursday, May 23

    One Day Marketing Plan

    Attendees will learn how to differentiate their business from competitors. Presented by marketing guru Dan Droz, participants at the workshop will learn about budgeting and analytic tools to help manage marketing, and will develop their own marketing plan. The full-day event includes, a light fare breakfast, boxed lunch and great networking opportunities. Space is limited. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: $149.

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

     

    Adult Student Information Webinars

    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'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, May 29

    Adult Student Information Webinars

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

    7 to 7:30 p.m. EST. 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.

    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 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.