Nov. 2019 Events Hosted by Duquesne's Small Business Development Center

Tuesday, Nov. 5
First Step: Business Start Up 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.
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Suite 101, Butler County Community Development Corporation, 120 Hollywood Dr., Butler.
Cost: $25. 
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Thursday, Nov. 7
Export Documentation
This workshop will explain the skills needed for organizing, administering, or processing export orders in small, medium or large firms. Topics covered include export insurance, shipping and packaging issues, export documentation review and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center. 
9:30 a.m. to 4 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. 

Wednesday, Nov. 13
First Step: Business Start Up 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.     

Thursday, Nov. 14
Export Essentials: Make the World Your Market
This workshop will explain the process of exporting and how it can help businesses gain exposure to new ideas, markets and business practices. Topics covered include international legal aspects, global market opportunities, and international shipping and payment. 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.    

First Step: Business Start Up 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.    

Friday, Nov. 15
Sales Boot Camp
This workshop will explain the techniques that create long lasting customer relationships, consistent sales results and long-term customers who are willing to give references. Important topics covered include cold calling, customer retention and networking. The speaker will be Scot Teachout from Peak Performance-Sandler Training. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center. 
9:30 a.m. to 4 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, Nov. 19
Boost Your Website's Visibility: SEO 101
This workshop will explain how to increase website visibility, engage with leads, and increase sales and brand awareness. Topics covered include optimizing website content, Google SEO tools, and search engine marketing. The speaker will be Chris Vendilli, CEO & Founder from ProFromGo. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center. 
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 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.  

Wednesday, Nov. 20
QuickBooks Online Version
This workshop will give a product overview of QuickBooks Online. Topics covered include navigating, recording transactions and reporting. The speaker will be Alicia Davis from Dennis Piper & Associates, P.C. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.  9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 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.    

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