Chatham University

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

Conference

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

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08:30 AM - 01:00 PM $40, free for members of the Center
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Includes continental breakfast and lunch
Chatham Eastside Entrepreneurship Hub, 6585 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
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Saturday, November 03

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.

Session B: Exit Strategies. This session will cover different types of exits, when and how to start planning for an exit, due diligence items to start now, business valuation, and finding a buyer.

10:15-10:30AM Coffee Break

10:30-11:45AM Morning Session 2 (Parallel Sessions)
Session C: Cybersecurity. This session will cover why cybersecurity is a concern, areas of vulnerability for small businesses and how they can protect themselves, and the small business responsibilities when handling customer data.

Session D: Benefits and Compensation Packages, Human Resources. This session will cover how to acquire benefits for your employees and why, how to create compensation packages, and general HR must-haves.

11:45AM-12:15PM Lunch

12:15-1:00PM General Session: Growing Your Market
Identifying & Evaluating New Markets for Growth

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