The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence's Urban Entrepreneurship Program is designed to promote the establishment, growth and long-term success of small businesses in our inner city neighborhoods. We host conferences, workshops and seminars, arrange one-on-one consulting and mentoring, and offer a nine-month certificate program called Urban Power to ProsperSM.
For more information, please contact Rhonda Carson Leach at (412)624-2326 or by email at email@example.com
Seminars and Workshops
The ABC's of Selling Online
Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 8:30am
Would you like to sell your product
online, but aren’t sure how to begin? Take the first step by attending The
ABC’s of Selling Online, a workshop for business owners with
specific products and services in mind as well as for individuals interested in
The ABC’s of Selling Online is not a
technical workshop. Rather, it is business program with practical information
on entering the world of e-commerce. Proper preparation before taking the
plunge into e-commerce can make the difference between success and failure. While
many companies have moved into online sales, thousands of websites shut down
each year due to a lack of planning or poor planning.
Presenters: Robert Stein, Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence’s IT Program
Robert Stein is a nationally renowned innovator and advisor in the technology industry. He founded Active Network, Inc.
(ActiveWin.com), an Internet portal providing Microsoft news, and has developed
an extensive knowledge of operating and information systems. A recipient
of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional Award, for which the company selects only 1,000 IT experts worldwide, Stein is
experienced in improving project management, assessing costs and creating
enterprise-wide, integrated information systems.
He holds Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Information Systems from the University of
Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business.
Registration from 8:30-9 a.m. Program from 9-11 a.m.
Registration Fee: $10 for Chamber of
Commerce members and $25 for non-members
Registration: (412) 392-0610 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Urban Power to ProsperSM
This 9-month certificate program covers a range of topics including access to capital, financial management, strategic planning, sales strategies, access to new markets, and managing human resources.
Ideal for small business owners who:
- Are located in an inner city neighborhood in Pittsburgh
- Have been in business a minimum of three years
- Have full-time employees other than themselves
- Generate at least $500,000 in revenue
Are looking for new ways to sustain and grow their businesses
Underwriting graciously provided by:
- "Pitt program designed to give urban entrepreneurs the skills to succeed," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 11/13/12
- "Taking your business to the next level with Pitt's Urban Power to Prosper," KDKA Our Region's Business, 12/1/11
- "Taking off the start-up training wheels: Keeping the momentum as your business matures," American Entrepreneur Radio, 11/15/11
For more information, please contact Rhonda Carson Leach at email@example.com or 412-624-2326.