August 2019 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Thursday, Aug. 1
AARP-What is Your Next Step?
This event is geared toward emerging entrepreneurs without previous startup experience. Topics covered will include business structure and formation, financing options, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 a.m. to noon, Carnegie Library Downtown, 612 Smithfield St., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Monday, Aug. 5, through Friday, Aug. 9
Violin and Viola Boot Camp
This program is open to violinists and violists entering grades 6-12, and college students looking to gain extensive performance and practice experience. Included are group technique classes, masterclasses and supervised practicing.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, including cost, and to register, visit www.duq.edu/music.  

Monday, Aug. 12, through Friday, Aug. 16
Violin and Viola Boot Camp
This program is open to violinists and violists entering grades 6-12, and college students looking to gain extensive performance and practice experience. Included are group technique classes, masterclasses and supervised practicing.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, including cost, and to register, visit www.duq.edu/music.  

Wednesday, Aug. 14
Paralegal Institute Open House
Prospective students are invited to learn more about the School of Law's Paralegal Institute. Light refreshments will be served.
Noon to 1:30 p.m., Libermann Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, contact paralegal@duq.edu or call 412.396.1643.  

Thursday, Aug. 15
The Formula for Social Media Success
Participants will learn how to leverage social media marketing, start engaging with customers and increase sales. Topics covered include identifying target markets, setting social media goals, building an advertising strategy, measuring results and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $35.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

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, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce, 325 E. Washington St., New Castle.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Aug. 28
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, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Aug. 29
Export Essentials: Make the World Your Market
This seminar will examine opportunities and challenges involved in exporting a business internationally. Topics covered will include international marketing, export plans, logistics, methods of payment, international legal issues and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

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