Personal Effectiveness Webinar
MAY 28—The Duquesne University School of Leadership & Professional Advancement will host its Personal Effectiveness Webinar Series from 12-1 p.m. The topic is “Leaders Navigating Change.” Facilitator Sonia Layne-Gartside, Academic Project Manager, will present this session focused on understanding workplace change and learning how one can thrive, both career-wise and personally. Participants will learn to develop ways to personally approach work place change and manage their stress and attitudes associated with the issue. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-396-5600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entrepreneurial Fellows Program
JUNE 4—The University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence will host its Entrepreneurial Fellows Program from 12-5 p.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. The topic is “Marketing and Beyond: Setting Your Strategy Apart from the Rest.” For more information, call 412-648-1544.
Youth Business Expo
JUNE 5—Entrepreneuring Youth of America will host its Youth Business Expo from 5-7 p.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. The theme is “Igniting Possibilities.” This is an opportunity to celebrate the entrepreneurial learning and achievements of young people. There will also be an awards presentation. Registration is required. For more information, visit www.eyouthamerica.org.
JUNE 5—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its Members’ Mixer from 5-7 p.m. at Community College of Allegheny County, Byer Hall, 808 Ridge Ave., North Shore. The host will be the new president Quintin Bullock. Guests must wear a pin and bring business cards. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email email@example.com.
JUNE 6—The University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence will host its “The First Step: Mechanics of Starting A Small Business’ from 7:30-10 a.m. at the University of Pittsburgh, Mervis Hall, Oakland. Individuals interested in starting a business will learn the basics, such as exploring the size of one’s market, what marketing tools are needed to attract customers and more. There will be an additional workshop on June 20 entitled “The Second Step: Developing a Business Plan.” For more information, call 412-648-1542.
JUNE 9—Chatham University’s Center for Entrepreneurship will host an Open House from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Chatham University, the Mellon Board Room, Woodland Rd., Shadyside. Interested guests will have the opportunity to meet with staff, facilitators and past participants while learning about their services for women business owners and women in business. The program is for women in all stages of business. This event is free and registration is requested. For more information, call 412-365-1253 or visit www. Chatham.edu/cwe/events/openhouse.
(To have information on Business Calendar, send information at least two weeks in advance to: 315 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219; Fax: 412-481-1360 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.)