Created on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 10:00 Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 19:52 Published on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 10:00 Written by Courier Newsroom Hits: 1292
AUG. 22—The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center will host its “The First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials” from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. This is designed for new business start-ups and entrepreneur. Attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government and procurement, major components of the business plan and more. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-396-1633 or visit www.duq,edu/sbdc.
Developing a business plan
AUG. 24—The University of Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business & College of Business Administration will host “The Second Step: Developing A Business Plan” from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at 117 Mervis Hall, Oakland. Guests will learn all they need to know about operational and production planning, conducting marketing research and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding one’s business. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-621542 or visit www.ieekatz.pitt.edu.
Resume/cover letter assistance
AUG. 31—The Squirrel Hill Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host Resume and Cover Letter Assistance from 2-4 p.m. at 5801 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. Every Friday in August, Shirley Tucker, PhD, an employment counselor, will offer assistance with resumes and cover letter during one-on-one 45-minute sessions. Appointments are appreciated. For more information, call 412-422-6950.
Employee handbook writing
SEPT. 11—Dawn Pomaybo will host “How to Write an Employee Handbook” from 7:30-10 a.m. at Panera Café, 942 Freeport Rd., Fox Chapel. Pomaybo, of Pomaybo Inc., will facilitate this workshop geared towards employers on how to write a handbook that will lead to a clear understanding of the expectations of the employer and the rights of the employee. They will discuss compliance with federal laws, written policies and more. Registration is required. For more information, call Pomaybo at 412-963-6311.
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