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) 396-1633

Fax: (412) 396-5884


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


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Over 50 and looking for greater financial security? Attend the Duquesne University SBDC's Work For Yourself@50+ workshop

The Duquesne University SBDC is hosting this free workshop:


Location: The Energy Innovation Center

Date: March 22, 2017


Are you over 50 and looking for ways to improve your current financial situation? Have you ever dreamed of being your own boss? Work for Yourself@50+SM has the information you need to succeed.

AARP Foundation’s Work for Yourself@50+ initiative will help you gain the knowledge, support, and resources you need to make informed decisions about working for yourself and take the right first steps toward successful self-employment.

The decision to start your own business can be both exciting and daunting. Work for Yourself@50+ breaks the choices down for older adults in an approachable way through five steps:

·         A careful consideration of the potential benefits and risks of working for yourself

·         Exercises to help develop the self-employment idea

·         A realistic overview of what it takes to pursue a self-employment opportunity

·         Guidance to help avoid pitfalls and scams

·         Ways to find trustworthy support and services

Call 888-339-5617 to register. For additional information, visit

Work for Yourself@50+ is made possible in part through a grant from The Hartford.