Chatham University

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • Sep

    Build Your Business Workshop

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Fee: Fee $10, Registration Required. (Veterans and active service members attend for free: email for a promotional code)
    Location: Chatham University Eastside, Entrepreneurship Hub, 6585 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

    Chatham’s Women Business Center in partnership with SCORE Pittsburgh will presents a Build Your Business Workshop to women interested in starting or expanding their business. 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.

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  • Oct

    Concept to Launch

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Fee: $95, partial need-based scholarships available
    Location: Entrepreneurship Hub, Chatham Eastside, 6585 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

    Concept to Launch is a 6-week entrepreneurial training program for women in the early stages of starting a business, with classes focusing on:

    Developing the business concept, Identifying target customers and markets, Marketing strategies, Foundational operations of your business, Basic financials, Legal business entities, Developing and delivering your "pitch," and Explanation of business plan types.

    Thanks to the generosity of Bridge … more info


  • Oct

    Think Beyond the Bank - Alternative Funding for Your Small Business Workshop

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: East End Cooperative Ministry - 6140 Station Street Pittsburgh, PA 15206

    Hosted by Chatham’s Women’s Business Center and Kiva Pittsburgh

    Hear from popular local funding options and meet some
    programs new to town. Networking and opportunity for
    questions will occur before and after the presentations. Light refreshments will be served.

    Featuring representatives from the following organizations presenting at the workshop:
    Chatham’s Women’s Business Center, Kiva Pittsburgh, Urban Redevelopment Authority, The Progress Fund, Bridgeway … more info


  • Oct

    Google Livestream - Webinar

    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online

    We are excited to team up with Google, Constant Contact, LinkedIn and Vistaprint for part two of the July 25th live-stream webinar to teach businesses how to standout online, build customer relationships and get ready for a successful holiday season. Register now and receive the link to the live-stream in your inbox on October 17th to enjoy the second part of this series!


  • Oct

    Creating a Strong Foundation for Your Business: Human Resource and Legal Fundamentals

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: 6425 Living Place, Suite 200 Pittsburgh, PA 15206

    Are you ready to grow your business to job creator? This session will cover the basic HR and Legal information every business owner should know when growing their business. This workshop will:
    - Address the HR and legal challenges faced by countless small businesses
    - Obtain tips to protect your business through thoughtful HR and workplace policies
    - Discuss ways to identify and address common legal pitfalls
    - Identify policies, procedures and resources to comply with ever-c … more info


  • Nov

    Learn. Grow. Connect. A Conference for Women in Business

    8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Fee: $30 Early Bird registration before October 15; $40 regular price; free for members of the Center
    Location: Chatham University Eden Hall Campus, 6035 Ridge Rd, Gibsonia, PA 15044


    8:30AM Registration & Continental Breakfast

    9:00AM Welcome

    9:00-10:15AM Morning Session 1 (Parallel Sessions)
    Session A: Client Relationship Manager (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Point of Sale (POS) Software. This session will cover the differences between these systems and why they are important, how to select the right system and software for your business, and how to prepare for implementation.

    Sessi … more info


  • Nov

    Legal Basics Bootcamp

    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP, Henry W. Oliver Building, 535 Smithfield Street, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh PA 15222

    (Registration and networking begins at 5:30pm, event begins at 6:00pm) In this workshop, presented by Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP, topics covered include business formation and legal structure, contracts, employment & independent contractors, insurance & indemnification, intellectual property, and how to protect your brand and products.


  • Nov

    Webinar: Connect with Your Customers by Doing Less

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online Webinar

    You're doing everything you can to grow your business. And that's part of the problem. Learn how to harness your marketing efforts and why practicing focused empathy is essential to making more sales. Interactive webinar with Tasha Gideon of Verrah, followed by Q & A.


  • Dec

    Holiday Open House

    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: “Sleeping Octopus,” a historic mansion in Wilkinsburg, 1300 Wood St Pittsburgh, PA 15221

    Come meet CWBC staff, business counselors, local business owners and development agencies that support small business. CWBC will share information about our programs for women business owners, including free business counseling, technical assistance and business workshops. Enjoy holiday refreshments and tour the beautiful historic mansion “Sleeping Octopus.”