JAN. 23—The Graduate Enrollment Division of Robert Morris University will host a Graduate Programs Open House from 5-7 p.m. at Robert Morris University, Sewell Center, 6001 University Blvd., Moon Township. This is an opportunity to network and ask questions about how a graduate degree can boost one’s income, enhance one’s skills and help one change careers. There will be refreshments. This event is free and registration is requested. For more information, call Susan Campbell at 412-397-5204 or email Campbell@rmu.edu.
A Second Step
JAN. 25—The University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence 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. Participants will learn 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 412-648-1542 or email email@example.com.
Small Business Basics
JAN. 26—SCORE will host its Small Business Basics Workshop from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the PNC-YMCA, 236 Fifth Ave., Downtown. This is a highly interactive workshop geared toward aspiring and existing small business entrepreneurs. Experts will discuss business planning, record keeping and taxes, financing, marketing and legal aspects. There will also be an opportunity for confidential counseling. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-395-6560 ext. 130.
JAN. 26—The University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence will host an Urban Pioneers Program Seminar from 9- 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church, 220 Wylie Ave., Hill District. This seminar is for aspiring business owners looking to take advantage of this educational seminar. It focuses on the unique needs of each business, industry and entrepreneur. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-566-1437 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.