1. The Evolution of Leadership with Buddy Hobart

    When: November 14, 2019

    Time: 8:00am - 11:00am

    Where: Regional Learning Alliance, Cranberry

    Today, there are an unprecedented four generational groups coexisting in the workplace. This demographic diversity poses a challenge for employers, in terms of creating and managing harmonious workplaces, where each generation’s unique values and cultural expectations mesh.

  2. 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

    When: November 15, 2019

    Time: 7:30am - 10:00am

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding for your business.

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    Economic Update w/ Jim Glassman [PLW Innovators Series]

    Speaker: Jim Glassman

    When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    Time: 5:30-7:30pm

    Where: Kingfly Spirits (2613 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222

    Join the PLW Innovators Series and Chase’s Jim Glassman, Managing Director and Head Economist for Commercial Banking, for a review of and look ahead to the aspects that are shaping global, domestic, and local economies.

  4. Doing Business With Pitt

    When: Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    Time: 7:30-10:30AM

    Where: O'Hara Student Center (4024 O'Hara St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

    A no-cost program for businesses of any size to learn about process and requirements for successfully doing business with Pitt

  5. 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

    When: December 6, 2019

    Time: 7:30am - 10:00am

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you’ll need to attract customers, learn about business structures, access helpful resources, learn about available funding options and understand what you need to formally establish your business.

  6. 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

    When: December 13, 2019

    Time: 7:30am - 10:00am

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding for your business.

  7. IEE Winter Social

    When: Monday, December 16, 2019

    Time: 6:00-9:00PM

    Where: Great Hall, Heinz History Center

  8. Why They Do It? Inside the Mind of the White-Collar Criminal

    Speaker: Eugene Soltes

    When: Thursday, January 16, 2020

    Time: 7:30-10:30AM

    Where: Fairmont Hotel

    Perplexed as to what drives successful, wealthy people to risk it all, Harvard Business School professor Eugene Soltes shares what he learned after taking a journey deep into the minds of white-collar criminals.

  9. State of the Pittsburgh Economy

    Speaker: PNC Chief Economist Gus Faucher & PNC President Lou Cestello

    When: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    Time: 8:00-11:00AM

    Where: Rohr Auditorium, The Tower at PNC Plaza

    PNC’s Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Gus Faucher will guide us through key economic indicators that impact our region’s businesses.

  10. Becoming Your Best: The 12 Principles of Highly Successful Leaders

    Speaker: Rob Shallenberger

    When: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

    Time: 8:00-11:00AM

    Where: Regional Learning Alliance, Cranberry

    Rob Shallenberger, a leading authority on leadership and execution, will share the 12 Principles of Highly Successful Leaders to help you and your team achieve success.

  11. Convict to Classroom

    Speaker: Shon Hopwood

    When: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

    Time: 11:30AM-1:30PM

    Where: Duquesne Club

    Bonus Event with YPO - Lunch event with Shon Hopwood, convicted bank robber who became a successful jailhouse lawyer and is now a law professor and legal scholar.

  12. Seeing Around Corners, How to Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen

    Speaker: Rita McGrath

    When: Monday, May 11, 2020

    Time: 7:30-10:30AM

    Where: Fairmont Hotel

    Paradigmatic shifts in the business landscape, known as inflection points, can create new entrepreneurial opportunities or lead to devastating consequences. Armed with the right strategies and tools, you can see these inflection points coming and use them to gain a competitive advantage.

  13. IEE Summer Social

    When: Monday, June 15, 2020

    Time: 6:00-9:00PM

    Where: Bella Sera

    Meet and mingle with business owners, Pitt leaders, community leaders, and many more who also support our mission of regional economic development for business owners and entrepreneurs.

  14. The Success Cadence

    Speaker: Dave Mattson

    When: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

    Time: 8:00-11:00AM

    Where: Regional Learning Alliance, Cranberry

    Is there a strategy you can count on to deliver rapid, "hockey stick" growth to your company? The answer is yes! Aggressive growth depends on a critical strategic decision: investing in your sales team.

  15. Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy Seals Lead & Win

    Speaker: Flynn Cochran

    When: Thursday, October 22, 2020

    Time: 7:30-10:30AM

    Where: David L. Lawrence Convention Center

    Cochran, who has served as a Navy SEAL and worked at McKinsey & Co., will share leadership lessons supported by true combat stories in this dynamic program.