1. SBDC Program: The First Step – Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

    When: Friday, December 1, 2017

    Time: 7:30 - 10:30 AM

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you’ll need to attract customers, learn about business structures, access helpful resources, learn about available funding options and understand what you need to formally establish your business.

  2. Doing Business with Pitt

    When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    Time: 7:30 - 10:30 AM

    Where: O'Hara Student Ballroom | 4024 O'Hara Street | Pittsburgh, PA 15213

    In its FY 2016, the University of Pittsburgh purchased over $650 million of construction and non-construction related goods and services. Join us to learn about process and requirements for successfully doing business with Pitt.

  3. SBDC Program: The Second Step – Developing a Business Plan

    When: Friday, December 15, 2017

    Time: 7:30 - 10:30 AM

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding for your business.