Business Calendar 11-6-13

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Business Seminar
    NOV. 6—The University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence will host “Good Governance Makes Good Sense: Laying Out A Strong Foundation for the Future” from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Ave., Downtown. Dirk Surge, will lead this foundational program designed to help harness the power of strong leadership. Registration is required. For more information, email ieeregistration@katz.pitt.edu.

Business Series
    NOV. 7—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Business Series from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business location, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic will be “Apply Online: Navigating the employment process online.” Rachel Masilamani will facilitate this process. It can often entail both an email account and electronic copy of one’s resume. The event is free. For more information, call 412-281-7141 or email downtown@carnegielibrary.org.
Women Business

Leaders Breakfast Series
    NOV. 8—Chatham University’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship will host its Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series from 7:30-9 a.m. at James Laughlin, Music Hall, Woodland Rd., Shadyside. Guest speaker Dr. Ria David, president & co-founder of Cybergenetics, will speak on “A Woman’s Journey in DNA: Entrepreneurship and Social Justice.” She will discuss her forensic DNA experiences, entrepreneurship and how her company helps create a safer society. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-365-1253 or email womens-entrepreneurship@chatham.edu.
Understanding

Financial Statements
    NOV. 8—Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center will host its “Understanding and Interpreting Financial Statement” Workshop from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Duquesne University, Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. Attendees will discover how to read balance sheets, income statements, P&L and cash flow statements, critical ratios and other essential financial measurements, and more. Registration is requested. For more information, email sbdc.duq.edu.

Business Series
    NOV. 14—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Business Series from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business location, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic will be “Technology Start-Ups and Innovation Works.” Terri Glueck, of Innovation Works, will leads this session and discuss the technical and financial support Innovation Works offers technology start-ups and what impact that has on the local economy. The event is free. For more information, call 412-281-7141 or email downtown@carnegielibrary.org.

The Second Step
    NOV. 15—The University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center will host “The Second Step: Developing A Business Plan” from 7:30-10 a.m. at the University of Pittsburgh, Mervis Hall, Roberto Clemente Dr., Oakland. Attendees will learn all they need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research, and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding for one’s business. Registration is required. For more information, call Tara Gerek at tmgerek@katz.pitt.edu.

MBE Orientation
    NOV. 19—The Western Pennsylvania Minority Supplier Development Council will host a Certified MBE Orientation from 3-4 p.m. at the Regional Enterprise Tower, 425 Sixth Ave., Suite 2690, Downtown. Attendees will learn how to use WPMSDC to develop their company and meet fellow MBEs. There will also be several tips given out. Space is limited and registration is required. For more information, call Meg Crossan at 412-391-4423 or email meg@wpmsdc.org.   

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