Achieving Global Competitiveness

Achieving Global Competitiveness, offered through Catalyst Connection, helps manufacturers  to reduce cost, improve quality and access capital through a tailored development plan including: Lean manufacturing Six Sigma Training within industry Supply chain management Quality systems management Internal auditor Capital and […]

Developing Employees

Developing Employees, offered through Catalyst Connection, helps manufacturers to hire, train and retain their people through a tailored development plan including: Hiring process improvement Essential interviewing skills Candidate testing and assessment Leadership training Executive coaching Employee skills training Employee engagement […]

Growing the Business

Growing the Business, offered through Catalyst Connection, helps manufacturers to gain new customers, new products and new markets through a tailored development plan including: Strategic marketing campaigns Website development and optimization Video marketing, strategic sales New product development Product launch […]

Duquesne University, Small Business Development Center

Grow your business with no-cost consulting and education from Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center. Through confidential, individualized consulting, the Small Business Development Center helps more than 500 small businesses annually find their path to success. Services include: Export readiness […]

Urban Entrepreneurship Program

The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence’s Urban Entrepreneurship Program is designed to promote the establishment, growth and long-term success of small businesses in inner city neighborhoods. The Urban Entrepreneurship Program group hosts conferences, workshops and seminars, arrange one-on-one consulting and mentoring, […]

University of Pittsburgh, Small Business Development Center

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of Pittsburgh offers consulting services and educational programs to fuel the establishment and growth of small businesses in Western Pennsylvania Who is eligible? New businesses or established businesses ready to move […]

Innovation Practice Institute at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law

The Innovation Practice Institute (IPI) trains Pitt Law students in the skills that new lawyers need to work with innovators and entrepreneurs, and to become innovators and entrepreneurs themselves.  IPI arranges for students to receive mentoring and train alongside early […]