Finding & Keeping Customers
APRIL 3—The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center will host a Finding & Keeping Customers seminar from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Duquesne University, Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. This seminar will give step-by-step, practical guidelines on how to set goals for acquiring new customers, develop strategies for achieving those goals, make cold calls fun and effective, and more. Registration is required. For more information, visit http://www.sbdc.duq.edu.
Creating a Fundraising Strategy
APRIL 8—The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management of Robert Morris University will host “Creating A Strategy” from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at 339 Sixth Ave., Downtown. Participants will come to this seminar with their organizational budget and current fundraising methods, and leave with an outline of a true strategy to guide one’s future successful fundraising efforts. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-397-6000 or visit http://www.bcnm-rmu.org.
Business Planning Seminar
APRIL 9—The University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence will host Innovation and Planning Throughout the Chapters/Generations of Your Business from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Duquesne Club, 325 6th Ave., Downtown. This program will teach participants how to effectively create a solid plan for the future, while keeping focus on current opportunities. The discussion will be led by Sheetz President and CEO Joe Sheetz and Ann Dugan, founder of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-648-1544 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Media Planning
APRIL 10—The Robert Morris University Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management will host Social Media Planning and Strategy from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 339 Sixth Ave., Downtown. Attendees will learn what one should consider before getting their nonprofit started in the social media realm, what to expect afterwards and how to keep the ball rolling. For more information, call 412-397-6000 or visit http://www.bcnm-rmu.org.