Urban & Community Entrepreneurship Program

Urban & Community Entrepreneurship ProgramThe IEE has a special commitment to helping businesses located in inner city neighborhoods succeed. The Urban & Community Entrepreneurship Program promotes the establishment, growth and long-term success of businesses in Pittsburgh’s inner city neighborhoods through one-on-one consulting, mentoring start-up and emerging business workshops,

The Community Power to Prosper  six-month certificate program is open to businesses located in a Pittsburgh inner city neighborhood, or a nearby community who have been in business for a minimum of three years, have at least one full time employee and at a minimum of $300,000 in revenue. The program provides a focused approach for urban business owners to sustain and grow their businesses.

Topics include:

  • Capital and Financial Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Sales Strategies
  • Access to New Markets
  • Managing Human Resources

Community Power to Prosper Program Information:

Community Power to Prosper Brochure & Application

Community Power to Prosper Curriculum Schedule

Community Power to Prosper Flyer


For more information on the Urban & Community Entrepreneurship Program contact director Rhonda Carson Leach at rcleach@innovation.pitt.edu or call 412-648-1544.

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