Business Workshops, Webinars, Training, Conferences, Networking Events

Our Workshops

The Duquesne University SBDC offers a variety of entrepreneur events and classes from our First Step workshops to our annual Entrepreneurs' Growth and Networking Conference.

We are sure there is an event that will help you start or grow your business!



Refund Policy

If you are unable to attend a workshop, please contact our office at least five business days in advance of the workshop to receive a full refund. Notifications received after that time (until the day of the workshop), a credit will be given towards a future Duquesne University SBDC workshop within a year from the registration date.

No credit or refund will be given on notifications after the workshop starts. No credit or refund will be given on no-show situation.

Cybersecurity: Must Haves for Small Businesses
Sep
30th
Thursday, September 30th : 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Cybersecurity: Must Haves for Small Businesses

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QuickBooks Online
Oct
5th
Tuesday, October 5th : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks is one of the best solutions to small businesses' accounting needs. It is the most widely used small business accounting software.

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How to Protect The Intellectual Property of Your Business?
Oct
12th
Tuesday, October 12th : 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

How to Protect The Intellectual Property of Your Business?

Emerging companies can get straight to work after understanding the steps needed to apply for patents and continue legally pursuing the companies mission!

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First Step: Business Essentials October
Oct
14th
Thursday, October 14th : 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

First Step: Business Essentials October

A webinar on how to start a small business and an outline of the required process.

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SEO 101: Search Engine Optimization
Oct
19th
Tuesday, October 19th : 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

SEO 101: Search Engine Optimization

Websites have become an important asset for every small business, join our workshop to work around the challenges and be competitive in digital marketing!

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DEI Series 3: Developing a Next Generation Organization (Webinar)
Oct
21st
SBA Loans: Everything You Need to Know
Oct
26th
Tuesday, October 26th : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SBA Loans: Everything You Need to Know

Whether you have a startup or an existing business, your business needs capital to survive and grow.

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Social Media Marketing Series: Instagram Marketing
Oct
28th
Thursday, October 28th : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Social Media Marketing Series: Instagram Marketing

In this session, we will provide an overview of the Instagram platform to better understand how to develop an organic and paid content marketing strategy.

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DEI Series 4: Getting Results with Sustainable Practices (Webinar)
Nov
18th