Chatham University

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • Oct
    10

    Applications Open: Global Ignition Exporting Program

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Fee:
    Location: Entrepreneurship Hub Training Room, 6585 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

    Ready to export? Global Ignition is a five-part monthly series starting on November 1st designed to help your company strategically approach international market development. Offered by U.S. Commercial Service - Pittsburgh in partnership with Chatham's Women's Business Center.


    APPLY ONLINE TODAY. Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first serve basis.

  • Oct
    16

    Think Beyond the Bank - Alternative Funding for Your Small Business Workshop

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: East End Cooperative Ministry - 6140 Station Street Pittsburgh, PA 15206

    Hosted by Chatham’s Women’s Business Center and Kiva Pittsburgh

    Hear from popular local funding options and meet some
    programs new to town. Networking and opportunity for
    questions will occur before and after the presentations. Light refreshments will be served.

    Featuring representatives from the following organizations presenting at the workshop:
    Chatham’s Women’s Business Center, Kiva Pittsburgh, Urban Redevelopment Authority, The Progress Fund, Bridgeway … more info

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  • Oct
    17

    Google Livestream - Webinar

    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online

    We are excited to team up with Google, Constant Contact, LinkedIn and Vistaprint for part two of the July 25th live-stream webinar to teach businesses how to standout online, build customer relationships and get ready for a successful holiday season. Register now and receive the link to the live-stream in your inbox on October 17th to enjoy the second part of this series!

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  • Oct
    17

    Get Some Contracting Face Time: SBA Pittsburgh District Office

    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Fee: Free
    Location: 411 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1450, Pittsburgh PA 15219

    If you’re interested in SBA’s 8(a), HUBZone &Women-Owned certification programs, you’ll want to join the SBA on the third Wednesday of each month at the SBA Pittsburgh District Office for a FREE hands-on workshop with their team of specialists. They’ll review the requirements and application process in this monthly, face-to-face session.

    REGISTER HERE

  • 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.

    Sessi … more info

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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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