1. SBDC Office Hours in Swissvale

    When: The First Monday of Each Month

    Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Where: Swissvale Library | 1800 Monongahela Ave | Swissvale, PA 15218

    As an ongoing initiative to provide education and consulting services to neighboring communities, the University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center is teaming up with Swissvale Economic Development Corporation to offer office hours for individuals who would like to speak to a consultant about opening a business.

  2. SBDC Office Hours at RCI

    When: Every Thursday

    Time: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

    Where: Riverside Center for Innovation | 700 River Avenue | Suite 510 | Pittsburgh, PA 15212

    As an ongoing initiative to provide education and consulting services to neighboring communities, the University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center is teaming up with Riverside Center for Innovation to offer office hours for individuals who would like to speak to a consultant about opening a business.

  3. 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

    When: Friday, May 4, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you will 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.

  4. Makers to the Digital Marketplace – Effectively Selling Your Goods Online

    When: Monday, May 14 | Monday, May 21 | Monday, June 4

    Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Where: Citizen's Library | 55 S. College St. Washington, PA 15301

    This 3-part lunch and learn series is brought to you by the University of Pittsburgh’s Small Business Development Center and PantherlabWorks, both housed within the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence. We invite artists, makers, and entrepreneurs alike to join us for an all-inclusive seminar series to prepare you to sell your goods online!

  5. 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

    When: Friday, May 18, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    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.

  6. 20th Anniversary EFC Celebration

    When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

    Time: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    Where: Hotel Monaco | 620 William Penn Place | Pittsburgh, PA 15219

    What better way to commemorate two decades of success than with those who have made it possible?

  7. Navigating Challenging Conversations: An Entrepreneur’s Guide with the Glasers

    Speaker: Drs. Susan & Peter Glaser

    When: Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Time: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Where: Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center | 100 Lytton Avenue | Pittsburgh, PA 15213

    Drs. Susan and Peter Glaser offers evidence-based, tangible skills for turning high-stakes conversations into solved problems, strengthened relationships and deepened trust.

  8. 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

    When: Friday, June 8, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you will 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.

  9. IEE Annual Summer Social

    When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    Time: 6:00–9:00 PM

    Where: Fox Chapel Country Club

    Join other members and guests of the region’s largest network of entrepreneurs for an evening of food, good conversation, entertainment and networking!

  10. 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

    When: Friday, June 22, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    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.

  11. 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

    When: Friday, July 13, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you will 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.

  12. 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

    When: Friday, July 27, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    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.

  13. 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

    When: Friday, August 3, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you will 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.

  14. 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

    When: Friday, August 17, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    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.

  15. 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

    When: Friday, September 7, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you will 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.

  16. Disney Leadership Excellence

    When: Thursday, September 13, 2018

    Time: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

    Where: Marriott City Center

    Following their very successful program in 2017, Disney is coming back to the IEE!

  17. 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

    When: Friday, September 21, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    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.

  18. 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

    When: Friday, October 5, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you will 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.

  19. How to be the Nordstrom of Your Industry with Robert Spector

    When: Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    Time: 8:00–11:00 AM

    Where: Regional Learning Alliance, Cranberry

    Learn how the values of trust, respect, innovation, and fun have enabled Nordstrom to survive and adapt to market shifts since 1901, and have made the company synonymous with legendary customer experience.

  20. 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

    When: Friday, October 19, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    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.

  21. 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

    When: Friday, November 2, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you will 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.

  22. 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

    When: Friday, November 16, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    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.

  23. 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

    When: Friday, December 7, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh

    Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you will 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.

  24. 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

    When: Friday, December 14, 2018

    Time: 7:30-10:00 AM

    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.