Chatham University

Growth Workshops

The Growth workshop series is customized for women business owners looking to strategically position their businesses for growth and expansion. Register for one session or all to take advantage of this great workshop series.


Upcoming Events

  • Oct
    25

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

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: SPACES Bakery Square, 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

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  • Nov
    03

    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

    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.

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  • Nov
    07

    What Should My Website Do for Me? - 3 Key Elements of a Useful Website

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

    This no-nonsense webinar will discuss the multiple different ways that a website should be adding to your bottom line on a regular basis. From promotion, to lead generation, to internal training, and even on-boarding clients, the webinar will walk you through several different ways that your website should be working for your business on a daily basis. Presented by Element212.

    The webinar will focus on your company's website and discuss key eleme … more info

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  • Nov
    07

    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.

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  • Nov
    14

    Webinar: Connect with Your Customers by Doing Less

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

    This webinar will cover how to assess and intentionally allocate your resources, how to define your customer base and take reasonable steps to meet their expectations, and how to find and focus on a target market segment. The webinar will end with a Q&A session and will help you engage your empathy to connect with your customers! This interactive webinar is presented by Tasha Gideon of Verrah, followed by Q & A.

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  • Dec
    07

    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.”

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Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact womenbusinesscenter@chatham.edu.