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Upcoming Events

  • Jan

    The Business of Child Care Start-Up - Application

    The Business of Child Care is an entrepreneurial training program for start-up child care providers located within the City of Pittsburgh, facilitated by the Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University (CWE) in partnership with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) and Invest PGH. Financial support provided by the PNC Foundation.

    Through an application process, up to 15 startup child care providers located within the City of Pittsburgh will receive admission to The Business of Child Care, an intensive eight-week training program to launch child care businesses.

    To Learn More and Application, CLICK HERE!

  • Feb

    Concept to Launch - Online

    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    "Concept to Launch" is a 6-week entrepreneurial training program for entrepreneurs in the early stages of starting a business.
    Dates: Six Wednesday evenings from 6-8 PM starting on February 15th and ending on March 22nd.
    The Spring program will be offered Online Only and offered at a reduced rate of $45. The program is capped at 25 participants.
    Required: Zoom capable device and internet access to participate.

    Classes focus 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”

    Facilitator: Lillian Rafson, Founder and CEO of Pack Up + Go

    To view the syllabus for the Concept to Launch program: Click Here.

    The Program is Full!
    Add Your name to the Waitlist for the Next Cohort, CLICK HERE!

  • Mar

    Training Series: QuickBooks Online

    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    QuickBooks Online is a cloud-based monthly subscription service that allows access to financial and accounting data online and seamlessly integrates with many other applications. This training series will consist of three training webinars to help business owners:

    1- Establish and navigate QuickBooks Online.
    2- Enter transactions and reconcile bank statements.
    3- Run reports.

    However large your business is, having accurate and current financial data is vital for evaluating performance, accessing financial reports, and sharing information with partners, investors, and lenders.

    To participate in this training series, you must have created a QuickBooks Online account. The training series is limited to 15 participants. Any size business is welcome.

    Meeting #1 - March 14: The step-by-step process for QuickBooks Online will start with adding business information, setting up the beginning balance sheet, adding customer and vendor information, and inputting business checking account data.
    Meeting #2 – March 21: Learn how to balance your checking account in QuickBooks Online, create client invoices, pay vendors, group sales into categories, and generate project-specific reports.
    Meeting #3 - March 28: Master QuickBooks Online Reporting functions. The session will cover generating reports for accounts receivable, sales, accounts payable, profit and loss, comparison, and much more. With the skills gained through participation in this training series, submitting year-end data to a CPA for a tax return will be painless. The instructor will provide a list of items to prepare for each session and individualized support setting up your system.

    Melanie Ansell, President/Owner | My Business Builders LLC

    To register for the Training Series, CLICK HERE!