Chatham University

Upcoming Events

  • Apr

    Concept to Launch

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Chatham Eastside, Entrepreneurship Hub, 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.

    Dates: Six Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm on April 11, 18, 25 and May 2, 9, and 16th.

    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”

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  • May

    Creating Opportunities, Connecting Resources, and Contracting Diversity

    8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    Free, registration required
    Alumni Hall 4227 Fifth Ave University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 15213

    CWBC is a partner for this daylong event, which will provide opportunities to network with Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies, Prime Contractors, Universities, Support Organizations, and other businesses both large and small. Attendees can connect with representatives throughout the day, attend training sessions, market their products and services, and get answers to their questions.
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  • May

    Minimizing the Risks of Liability in Your Business

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

    Ideas, energy, and passion are the base for any business, and you’re already good at that. Where many businesses struggle is in the area of risk management — how to sustain the business and avoid risk and legal liability. In this seminar, we’ll help you better understand and navigate a number of those challenging areas.
    Discussion topics include: Contracts, Insurance, Indemnification, Employee/Independent Contractor Classification, and what to do if a claim is made against your business. … more info


  • May

    Building Websites: Connecting Entrepreneurs Information Webinar

    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    This webinar will provide information about the new CWBC Building Websites: Connecting Entrepreneurs training program. This 6-week evening program is open to 15 participants, will start August 15th, 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 webs … more info

  • Jun

    Intellectual Property: What You Need to Know

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Free, registration required and limited to 50 participants
    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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