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Advancing Entrepreneurship in the Mon Valley Sets Classes for the Fall

Advancing Entrepreneurship in the Mon Valley Sets Classes for the Fall

Article Published: September 2, 2014

Make It Happen in the Mon Valley: “Make It Happen in the Mon Valley” is designed to help you determine if starting a business is right for you and how to begin searching for the “right” business for you. Make it Happen in the Mon Valley is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh’s University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR), Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence (IEE), and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and is scheduled for three different locations and times:

1)      September 3, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Carnegie Library of Homestead (510 E. 10th Avenue, Munhall, PA 15120)

2)      September 10, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the PA Career Link Mon Valley (570 Galiffa Dr, Donora, PA 15033)

3)      September 24, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 PM at the McKeesport YMCA (604 Evans Ave, McKeesport, PA 15132)

Light refreshments will be offered. There is no cost to attend; however, pre-registration is required. To register for any of these workshops, please call 412-624-3095 or email iee@innovation.pitt.edu.

 

The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business: The First Step is a comprehensive workshop that is designed for anyone with a business idea but doesn’t know where to start. This is a highly interactive session and wil acquaint you with the steps necessary to start your new enterprise. The First Step is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh’s University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR), Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence (IEE), and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and is scheduled for two different locations and times:

1)      October 2, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Carnegie Library of Homestead (510 E. 10th Avenue, Munhall, PA 15120)

2)      October 8, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 PM at the Pennsylvania Career Link Mon Valley (570 Galiffa Drive, Donora, PA 15033)

Light refreshments will be offered. There is no cost to attend; however, pre-registration is required. To register for any of these workshops, please call 412-624-3095 or email iee@innovation.pitt.edu.

The Second Step: Developing a Business Plan:  A business plan can be invaluable in terms of garnering financial support for your business. This workshop will help you learn how to draft operational and production plans, conduct market research, and create financial spreadsheets to attract funding for your business. The Second Step is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh’s University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR), Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence (IEE), and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and is scheduled for two different locations and times: 

1)      October 15, 2014 from 5:30-7:30PM at the Carnegie Library of Homestead (510 E. 10th Avenue, Munhall, PA 15120)

2)      October 22, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 PM at the PA CareerLink Mon Valley (570 Galiffa Drive, Donora, PA 15033)

Light refreshments will be offered. There is no cost to attend; however, pre-registration is required. To register for any of these workshops, please call 412-624-3095 or email iee@innovation.pitt.edu.

You can find more information at http://monvalleyentrepreneur.pitt.edu.

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