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Event DetailsOctober 5, 2016 8:30am - 11:30am
1 Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
This course is designed to meet the needs of:
- Manufacturers and technology companies seeking to initiate export programs
- Employees within exporting companies who need a basic knowledge of exporting
- Service firms seeking to improve their understanding of globalization
Course Topics Include:
- Recognizing and Identifying Export Opportunities
- Shipping and Payment
- Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Exporting
- Sources of Information and Assistance
- Cultural Issues
This seminar is for manufacturers and business owners in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. The cost to attend is $49. This event is being hosted by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center (SBDC), part of a statewide network of small business development centers serving small business owners in the Keystone state.
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About Duquesne University SBDC Presents: Export Basics for Manufacturers
The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are the only statewide, nationally accredited program that provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to empower new and existing businesses. The SBDC program is a public/private partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and 18 universities and colleges across the Commonwealth. The Pennsylvania SBDC provides consulting services and educational programs to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their small business. SBDC consultants work with entrepreneurs in confidential, one-to-one sessions to help them with a range of business issues including testing a new business proposition, shaping a business plan, investigating funding opportunities, and much more. Annually, 15 percent of the businesses served by the Pennsylvania SBDC are manufacturers.