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Duquesne Export Basics

AUG. 3—The Duquesne University Small Business Center will host Export Basics, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., in 108 Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. Topics include: Recognizing export opportunities; Shipping & payment; Legal & regulatory aspect of exporting; Sources for information & assistance, and cultural issues. Fee: $49. For more information, call 412-396-6233.

Mon Valley Job Fair

AUG. 4—Mon Valley Initiative and the Southwestern Pennsylvania Re-Entry Coalition will host “Jump Start Your Job Search,” 12 to 2 p.m., at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit offices, 475 East Waterfront Drive, Homestead. Employers scheduled to attend and conduct on-site interviews include Allegheny Health Network, Christian Home Healthcare, Eat’n Park Hospitality Group, LGC Hospitality Staffing, McConway & Torley Group, Omni William Penn Hotel, PeopleReady, Rice Enterprises LLC, Rivers Casino, Superior Home Care and Wofford-ECE Consulting. For more information contact Camille Smith at 412-464-4000, or email csmith@monvalleyinitiative.com.

Business Workshop

AUG. 12—The Chatham’s Women Business Center in partnership with SCORE Pittsburgh present a Build Your Business Workshop to entrepreneurs interested in starting or expanding their business. From 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Eastside campus, 6585 Penn Ave. Business experts and seasoned entrepreneurs will discuss the following topics: business planning, marketing and sales, financing, legal issues and business lessons learned. A continental breakfast will be provided. Fee $10. For more information, contact Anne Flynn Schlicht at 412-365-1153.

Training Program

AUG. 16—The Chatham’s Women Business Center presents a six-week “Concept to Launch” training course, on six consecutive Wednesdays from until September 13 at the Eastside campus, 6585 Penn Ave. The program, designed for women in the early stages of starting a business, will focus on: developing a business concept; industry and market research; identifying target customers; pricing and marketing strategies; startup financials; legal business entities, and pitching the business. Cost $95, with 50-percent, need-based scholarships made available by Bridgeway Capital. For more information and to register, call 412-365-1153.


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