NOV. 16—The Duquesne University Small Business Center presents Business Start-up Essentials, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Rockwell Hall, Rm 108, 600 Forbes Ave. Topics include: Business structure and Formation, Ficticious Name Registration, Insurance, Financing Options, Taxation Requirements, and more. Cost is $25. For more information, call 312-396-6233.
MyBusiness Growth Workshop
NOV. 16—The Chatham Womens’ Business Center presents a business growth workshop, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Braun Hall, Woodland Rd. On its Shadyside campus. Learn what you need to prepare, including credit scores and repair, personal finances, financial spreadsheets and business plans, purpose of the funds, facilitated by Judith Herron, CPA, of Markowitz, Dugan & Associates. Also learn about the loan application process: what to expect, review process, requirements, red flags, and SBA loan programs, facilitated by Aaron Aldrich of Bridgeway Capital. Register for the free event online at http://www.chatham.edu/cwe/events.