Chatham University

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • Dec
    01

    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 in February 2019 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.

  • Jan
    16

    Should I be a B-Corp? Choosing the Right Entity for Your Business with a Mission

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online

    Lots of businesses nowadays aren't just focused on profit. Social and environmental impacts are becoming just as important as impact on your bottom line. But choosing the right entity for a business with a mission can be difficult to navigate. In this webinar we'll discuss the difference between non-profits and social enterprises, as well as what it means to be a B-Corp.

    Specifically, we will tackle the following in the webinar:
    -Determining whether you should be a for-profit o … more info

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  • Jan
    23

    The State of Small Business Lending - Funding Options to Grow Your Business

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

    In this session, Honeycomb Credit co-founder and 6th generation community banker, George Cook will provide a short overview of the state of small business lending. He will discuss trends in traditional bank lending and offer an analysis of the increasingly complicated network of alternative lenders while highlighting the pros and cons of various funding options.

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  • Jan
    26

    Build Your Business Workshop

    08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Fee: $10, Registration Required. (Veterans and active service members attend for free: email womenbusinesscenter@chatham.edu for a promotional code)
    Location: Enterprise Bank University, Enterprise Bank, 4091 Mt Royal Blvd, Allison Park, PA 15101

    Chatham’s Women Business Center in partnership with SCORE Pittsburgh and Enterprise Bank will presents a Build Your Business Workshop to women interested in starting or expanding their business. Business experts and seasoned entrepreneurs will discuss the following topics: business planning, marketing and sales, financing, legal issues and business lessons learned. A continental breakfast will be provided.

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  • Feb
    04

    Webinar: Bookkeeping Software and Apps - Pros and Cons

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online

    This webinar will cover the accounting software available (including a list of accounting software and a comparison of features and cost), what questions to ask when choosing software (and the answers you want to hear), what makes a good solution (including software and personality, new adoption, migration, and hybrid), application stack/software stack (including what other software solutions are being used, integration with current software, user roles, and communication), and common mistakes t … more info

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  • Feb
    06

    Webinar: Launch Your Product on Amazon

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: online

    This webinar will give you the information you need to understand the process of launching your product on Amazon, including why you should consider Amazon, how to launch the right product with Amazon in mind, how to set the right price, preparing e-commerce friendly packaging, how to decide which platform on Amazon is right for you, an account setup checklist, and best practices for writing product titles, descriptions, and bullet points! Presented by Diane Danforth of … more info

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  • Feb
    13

    Webinar: Grow Your Product on Amazon

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online

    This webinar will cover how to build excitement prior to launching your product, how to earn ratings and reviews, branding considerations, package inserts, automated email review requests, Amazon advertising, product ads, discounts, coupons, promo codes, giveaways and more!

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  • Feb
    18

    Webinar: Want to Increase your Profit? Your P&L is the Key

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online

    To win the money game with your business, you have to know how to keep score. Your P&L is a valuable scorecard. This webinar will show you how to determine whether you need a Cash or an Accrual P&L, break out sales & expenses into meaningful categories, understand and use Profit Centers, calculate your real Cost of Goods Sold, use Gross Profit as a quick measure of how you are doing, differentiate between margin and markup, understand why you had a profit or a loss, and calculate your Required … more info

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  • Feb
    25

    Concept To Launch

    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Fee: $95
    Location: Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber of Commerce, 5000 Brooktree Rd, Wexford, PA 15090

    "Concept to Launch" is a 6-week entrepreneurial training program for women in the early stages of starting a business.

    Dates: Six Monday evenings from 6-8pm on Feb 25; March 4, 11, 18, and 25th; and April 1st.

    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 del … more info

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