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May 2019 Events Hosted by Duquesne’s Small Business Development Center

Thursday, May 2
Business Registration Days
This free session will provide entrepreneurs with the knowledge and resources to form a business entity in real time. Participants will be able to register a business online and obtain the related paperwork. Participants are asked to bring a laptop or tablet and a credit card for licensing fees. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Friday, May 3
Exit Planning
At this workshop, representatives from UBS Financial Services, Wilke and Associates and Cohen & Grisby, P.C. will cover ways to increase the value of a business, save on taxes, sell creatively and improve negotiation skills. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $399.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Tuesday, May 7
First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Wexford)
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., Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber of Commerce, 5000 Brooktree Rd., Wexford.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Wednesday, May 8
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.  

Wednesday, May 15
Make the World Your Market: Start Exporting!
Participants will learn how to increase sales through exports. Topics covered include global market opportunities, international shipping and payment, international legal aspects 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, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

QuickBooks Basics
This two-day workshop is designed for QuickBooks PC users who have just started using the software and would like to learn how to set up a company file, manage expenses and reconcile bank statements. 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: $49.
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 noon, 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.  

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