Chatham University

Growth Workshops

The Growth workshop series is customized for women business owners looking to strategically position their businesses for growth and expansion. Register for one session or all to take advantage of this great workshop series.


Upcoming Events

  • Jan
    16

    Should I be a B-Corp? Choosing the Right Entity for Your Business with a Mission

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online

    Lots of businesses nowadays aren't just focused on profit. Social and environmental impacts are becoming just as important as impact on your bottom line. But choosing the right entity for a business with a mission can be difficult to navigate. In this webinar we'll discuss the difference between non-profits and social enterprises, as well as what it means to be a B-Corp.

    Specifically, we will tackle the following in the webinar:
    -Determining whether you should be a for-profit o … more info

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  • Jan
    23

    The State of Small Business Lending - Funding Options to Grow Your Business

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Fee: Free. registration required
    Location: Online

    In this session, Honeycomb Credit co-founder and 6th generation community banker, George Cook will provide a short overview of the state of small business lending. He will discuss trends in traditional bank lending and offer an analysis of the increasingly complicated network of alternative lenders while highlighting the pros and cons of various funding options.

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  • Feb
    04

    Webinar: Bookkeeping Software and AppsĀ - Pros and Cons

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online

    This webinar will cover the accounting software available (including a list of accounting software and a comparison of features and cost), what questions to ask when choosing software (and the answers you want to hear), what makes a good solution (including software and personality, new adoption, migration, and hybrid), application stack/software stack (including what other software solutions are being used, integration with current software, user roles, and communication), and common mistakes t … more info

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  • Feb
    06

    Webinar: Launch Your Product on Amazon

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: online

    This webinar will give you the information you need to understand the process of launching your product on Amazon, including:
    - Why you should consider Amazon
    - How to launch the right product with Amazon in mind
    - How to set the right price
    - Preparing e-commerce friendly packaging
    - How to decide which platform on Amazon is right for you
    - An account setup checklist
    - Best practices for writing product titles, descriptions, and bullet points! … more info

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  • Feb
    13

    Webinar: Grow Your Product on Amazon

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online

    This webinar will cover how to build excitement prior to launching your product, how to earn ratings and reviews, branding considerations, package inserts, automated email review requests, Amazon advertising, product ads, discounts, coupons, promo codes, giveaways and more! Presented by Diane Danforth of Go Forth Advising

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  • Feb
    18

    Webinar: Want to Increase your Profit? Your P&L is the Key

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online

    To win the money game with your business, you have to know how to keep score. Your P&L is a valuable scorecard. This webinar will show you how to determine whether you need a Cash or an Accrual P&L, break out sales & expenses into meaningful categories, understand and use Profit Centers, calculate your real Cost of Goods Sold, use Gross Profit as a quick measure of how you are doing, differentiate between margin and markup, understand why you had a profit or a loss, and calculate your Required … more info

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  • Mar
    06

    Webinar: Understanding Google Analytics - March Marketing Madness Series

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online

    Join us for this webinar as part of our March Marketing Madness Webinar Series.
    This webinar is designed to teach you the basics of Google Analytics and how to optimize your website using analytics data. Through this webinar, you will learn, where your website traffic comes from, your "bounce rate" and why it is important, what webpages your visitors click on and when they leave your website, and how to create a structured plan based on analytics data. Leave educated, informed, and inspir … more info

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  • Mar
    13

    Webinar: Optimizing Your Website for Google Search - March Marketing Madness Series

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Fee: Free, registration required
    Location: Online

    Join us for this webinar as part of our March Marketing Madness Webinar Series.
    This webinar is designed to teach you how to utilize freely available information to optimize your own website for better search visibility. Through this webinar, you will learn what keywords you should use, average ad spends for your industry, top keywords for your competitors, and how well your competitors are positioned in search rankings. Leave with a structured outline of your top ten keywords and feel ed … more info

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Veterans and active duty service members attend all paid programs and events offered by CWBC for free: contact womenbusinesscenter@chatham.edu for a promo code. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact womenbusinesscenter@chatham.edu.