Duquesne University SBDC provides resources to small businesses to help them start, grow, and prosper. Our consultants and partners share their knowledge and expertise on various topics such as starting a business, marketing, technology commercialization, buying a business, and financing.
Work from home burnout is real. Burnout happens when employees cannot separate their work life and their home life. Read more
While many may believe OSHA standards only apply for industrial-type businesses, there are defined standards all businesses must comply with, regardless of size and industry. Under the OSH law, employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace free of known health and safety hazards. Read more
If you have an innovative idea that may have commercial value, a good first step can be to file a provisional patent application. But what is and isn't a provisional patent application, and what are the benefits? Read more
Entrepreneurs are experts at what they do but, not necessarily experts on starting a business. Read our ultimate guide to take a big step towards opening your doors! Read more
As a small business owner, the impact of implementing or strengthening an employee wellness program can produce benefits far wider than most realize at first. Read more