Chamber Teams with Pitt for Business Seminars and Assistance


The Wilkinsburg Chamber of Commerce is working with the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence to help local businesses develop and grow. An introduction and kick-off seminar will be August 20, 2009, 5:30-7 pm at Metro Family Practice 901B West Street.

The University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence (IEE) helps people realize their dreams. We are growing the region’s economy by nurturing and promoting new product commercialization, entrepreneurial activity, innovative agricultural production, new business creation and growth for established businesses. Committed to the interests of every kind of entrepreneur and business owner, IEE is building the future by leveraging the power of the university as a bridge to the community and helping to create the business and wealth that supports economic development and vitality for the region that will sustain and grow the vibrant culture of Western Pennsylvania.

Understanding the Financial Condition of Your Business
In these difficult economic times, you don’t want miss this unique business seminar designed to give you an edge. This seminar will teach you how to review and identify key financial ratios and indicators in your financial statements. We’ll help you manage and forecast your cash flow, understand cost behavior and classification, and use operating cycles to your advantage. Come prepared to plan for financial growth and success! This important seminar, offered by the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence and the Wilkinsburg Chamber of Commerce, will teach you how to keep your business growing—and how to plan so your profits grow, too!

The fee for the program is $15 for members of the Wilkinsburg Chamber of Commerce and $25 for non-members. To register for this program, please call 412-648-1544 or email


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