by Courier Newsroom
Financial Statement Workshop
JULY 18—The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center will present Get Behind the Numbers, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., 108 Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh 15282. This hands-on workshop takes a step-by-step approach to explain two important financial statements: profit and loss statement and balance sheet. A representative from Wilke & Associates, CPAs will offer clear examples for using these statements to make informed decisions, identify potential problems within your business and set realistic financial goals. Cost: $25. For more information, call 412-396-1633.
JULY 23—The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center will present First Step: Business Essentials, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., 108 Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh 15282. The start-up essentials workshop covers the following topics: Business Structure and Formation; Fictitious Name Registration; Employee Issues; Insurance; Government Procurement; Environmental Concerns; Financing Options; Taxation Requirements; and, Major Components of the Business Plan. Cost: $25. For more information, call 412-396-1633.
Meet The Primes event
JULY 25—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host a networking/ meet-and-greet with all the prime contractors working on the $1 billion-redesign and expansion of the Pittsburgh International Airport, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Koppers Building Conference Center, 436 Seventh Ave. Pittsburgh, 15219. Representatives from Jacobs Engineering, P.J. Dick, Michael Baker International, AECOM, and Turner Construction will attend. RSVP by July 19. Cost: $10 for members, $20 for non-members. Call 412-392-0610 for more information.
AUG. 10—Chatham’s Women Business Center in partnership with SCORE Pittsburgh will present a Build Your Business Workshop for women interested in starting or expanding their business, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Eastside Campus, 6585 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh 15206. Business experts and seasoned entrepreneurs will discuss the following topics: business planning, marketing and sales, financing, legal issues and business lessons learned. A continental breakfast will be provided. Cost: $10. For more information, call Anne Flynn Schlicht at 412-365-1448.
AUG. 21 through SEPT. 25—The Chatham Women’s Business Center will offer “Concept to Launch” a six-week entrepreneurial training program for women in the early stages of starting a business, on six consecutive Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., at Chatham Eastside, 6585 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh 15206. Classes focus on: Developing a business concept; identifying target customers and markets; marketing strategies, basic financials and more. Cost for all classes is $95, but a limited number of need-base scholarships are available through a partnership with Bridgeway Capital. For more information, contact Anne Flynn Schlicht at 412-365-1448.
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