Business Series
JULY 25—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Business Series from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Downtown and Business Location, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic will be “Lunch and Learn: Navigating Change at Work.” Professionals from Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement will facilitate a discussion focused on understanding workplace change; how one can thrive in a turbulent environment; and how to manage one’s stress and attitudes associated with the change. This is a free event, seating is limited and on a first-come basis. For more information, call LaMonica at 412-281-7141 or email


Personal Effectiveness Webinar
JULY 30—Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement will host its “Personal Effectiveness Webinar: Project Management Leadership” from 12-1 p.m. Webinar viewers will learn how to apply effective leadership strategies and skills to improve project implementation. Registration is requested and login information will be sent. For more information, call 412-396-5600 or visit

Access to Capital
JULY 31—The Riverside Center for Innovation’s Diversity Business Resource Center will host the “Access to Capital” Workshop at 10 a.m. at 700 River Ave., Suite 510, North Side. The workshop, which will be presented by Bridgeway Capital, will teach attendees about application processes and procedures, qualifications and requirements, types of loan products and more. Registration is required by July 29. For more information, call Judith McNeil at 412-322-3272 or email

Graduate Programs
JULY 31—Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement will host the “Adult Student Information Webinar: Graduate Programs” from 7-7:30 p.m. Participants will learn about the university’s graduate program. Comprehensive information will be provided, along with answers to any questions. Registration is required and login information will be sent. For more information, call 412-396-5600 or visit­sions.

The First Step
AUG. 2—The University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center will host “The First Step: Mechanics of Starting A Business” from 7:30-10 a.m. at Pitt’s Mervis Hall, Roberto Clemente Dr., Oakland. This workshop is for individuals starting a business. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore the size of their market and what marketing tools one needs to attract customers, learn about business structures, available funding options, helpful resources and more. Registration is required. For more information, call Tara Gerek at 412-648-1389 or email

Small Business Basics
AUG. 10—The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University and SCORE Pittsburgh will host its “Small Business Basics” Workshop from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the university, Mellon Board Room, Woodland Road, Pittsburgh. This informal workshop is for women who are interested in starting a business or expanding their current one. Experts will discuss business planning, financing, bookkeeping, legal issues pertaining to small businesses and more. Registration is required and a continental breakfast will be served. For more information, visit

AUG. 24—ClassicEvents! will host “Youthpreneur” at 11 a.m. at Hosanna House, 807 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg. This event will give exposure and access to the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders. Vendors are invited to showcase their products, service or organization, while supporting emerging business owners that will have a profound effect on one’s local economy. There will also be a presentation recognizing Juvenile Court Judges Kim Clark, Dwayne Woodruff and District Magistrate Kim Hoots. For more information, call 412-723-2414 or email

(To have information on Business Calendar, send information at least two weeks in advance to: 315 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219; Fax: 412-481-1360 or e-mail:


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