The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers no-cost, confidential consulting services and training workshops for small businesses and those who are thinking of starting a business in southwestern Pennsylvania.
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Our primary offices are located at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA.

Duquesne University

Small Business Development Center

108 Rockwell Hall

600 Forbes Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0103


Phone: (412) 396-6233

Fax: (412) 396-5884


Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 4:30 PM



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Unemployed ?



Want to Start Your Own Business?





Learn specific strategies to Transition from Employment to Entrepreneurship. Work in small groups to turn your idea into a reality and start your own business.



Join T.E.E.M and you will receive 15 hours of training and 5 hours of consulting and a certificate of completion. Sign up NOW.




Attendees will learn how to:


·       Register your business

·       Write a business plan

·       Craft a marketing strategy

·       Understand social media

·       Create marketing materials

·       Prepare financial projections

·       Think like an entrepreneur!



Cost: FREE

Contact Eric at 412.396.1633



Note: Must be able to commit to attending 80% of required training and consulting sessions to earn a certificate of completion. Also, must commit to completing certain milestones such as registering a business and writing a business plan.