Chatham University

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • Jun
    01

    Application Deadline June 30 CWBC Building Websites: Connecting Entrepreneurs

    12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
    Fee: $95 for the 6-week program, $75 for the 4-week program
    Location: Applications are available online: program will be held at Chatham University Eastside, 6585 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

    This 6-week evening program is open to 15 participants and will start August 15th (6:00-8:00pm) and conclude September 19th (including the optional 2-week e-commerce training) and is designed for business owners without a website and little to no website experience. The program will take participants from constructing to launching a simple 5-page information website using Wordpress by the end of the course (an additional e-commerce option is available). This program has been supported by Google. … more info

  • Jun
    19

    Intellectual Property: What You Need to Know

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required and limited to 50 participants
    Location: Entrepreneurship Hub, Chatham Eastside, 6585 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206

    Your business is off to a fast start and you’ve landed a number of new clients. But have you adequately protected the very foundation of your business — the creative ideas and/or unique designs that set you apart from your competition?
    In this seminar, we’ll help you better understand the various business considerations with respect to intellectual property law.
    Discussion topics include: Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, Non-Disclosure Agreements, and Trade Secrets
    Presented by: D … more info

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  • Jun
    21

    Information Session for Empowering Women in Communities Program

    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Colab18 @ Nova Place (Former Allegheny Center Mall), 100 South Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

    Come learn about our “Empowering Women in Communities” program being offered this summer by Chatham's Women's Business Center in partnership with the Diversity Business Resource Center, Urban Innovation21, Riverside Center for Innovation, and Colab18 and funded by the PNC Foundation.
    The Empowering Women in Communities program will be open to women who are residents of the Northside or have a business in the Northside. The program will consist of:
    -4-week introduction to entrepreneur … more info

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  • Jun
    22

    Application Period: Empowering Women in Communities

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    Fee: Applications are required, accepted applicants attend the program at no cost
    Location: Colab18 @ Nova Place (Former Allegheny Center Mall), 100 South Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

    This fall Chatham's Women's Business Center (CWBC) in partnership with ... is offering a NEW training program called “Empowering Women in Communities Program” at Colab18 in the Northside. This program is funded by PNC Foundation and is open to women who are residents of the Northside or have a business in the Northside

    The program will consist of:
    · a 4-week introduction to entrepreneurship course for pre-start-ups (offered on Tuesdays, July 10th-31st from 5:30-7:30pm at Colab18) … more info

  • Jul
    11

    Is My Business Certifiable: Workshop

    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Fee: No cost, registration is required
    Location: Colab18 @ Nova Place (Former Allegheny Center Mall), 100 South Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212)

    This is an interactive session to learn about the different types of diversity certification programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE, WOSB, EDWOSB, VOSB, MBE, WBE, MWBE, SBA 8(a) or SBA HUBZone). Learn why the alphabet soup of certification abbreviations matter and about diversity spend goals. This workshop will help you determine IF your business should consider diversity certification, then assist you in strategizing and selecting WHICH program might best fit y … more info

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  • Aug
    02

    Financing Your Business Workshop

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Colab18 @ Nova Place (Former Allegheny Center Mall), 100 South Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212)

    As a part of the Empowering Women in Communities Program supported by the PNC Foundation, CWBC is pleased to offer this workshop in partnership with the Diversity Business Resource Center, Urban Innovation21, Riverside Center for Innovation, and Colab18.
    Programming will be facilitated by Jonnet Solomon, Founder & CEO of J. Solomon and Associates, LLC.

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  • Aug
    30

    Managing the Financial Operations of your Business

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Colab18 @ Nova Place (Former Allegheny Center Mall), 100 South Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212)

    As a part of the Empowering Women in Communities Program supported by the PNC Foundation, CWBC is pleased to offer this workshop in partnership with the Diversity Business Resource Center, Urban Innovation21, Riverside Center for Innovation, and Colab18.
    Programming will be facilitated by Jonnet Solomon, Founder & CEO of J. Solomon and Associates, LLC.

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  • Nov
    03

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

    08:30 AM - 01:00 PM
    Fee: $40, free for members of the Center
    Location: Chatham Eastside Entrepreneurship Hub, 6585 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

    AGENDA

    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. … more info

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