Bridgeview supports a variety of collaborative partners to present and sponsor informative programs of interest to those in the business community. One of our partners is The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, part of The University of Pittsburgh's Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business We would love to have you attend one of these excellent events as our guest.

The 2019 Program Line-Up for The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence at Pitt


Game-time Decision Making with David Meltzer

When: September 13, 2019

Time: 7:30am - 10:30am

Where: Fairmont Hotel

Whether they’re in a high-pressure, under-the-gun situation or developing a long-term strategy, the winningest coaches are those with the best decision-making process. Game-Time Decision Making helps you “coordinate” decisions relating to things like team building, communication skills, and marketing approaches. Learn how to apply an offensive or defensive mindset to the problems you face on a daily basis, avoid the most common pitfalls, and create solid strategies for ensuring you don’t make the same mistakes twice. David was the former CEO of Leigh Steinberg Entertainment, which the 1996 movie “Jerry Maguire” was based on.


Deconstructing Conflict: Understanding Family Business, Shared Wealth and Power with Blair Trippe

When: October 17, 2019

Time: 8:00am - 11:00am

Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe

Managing conflict is a critical success factor for families that share business or other assets. Understanding how to work with power and the conflict inherent in overlapping systems of shared family enterprise can unlock potential to achieve goals—as well as protect and enrich lasting family relationships. This session will help show how to recognize passive conflict (getting stuck) and active conflict (fighting) in family business and what forces are involved. Leaving this session with the ability to manage the inherent conflict in family business to promote business success and lasting relationships. Blair is the author of the book titled: “Deconstructing Conflict: Understanding Family Business, Shared Wealth and Power.” Book will be provided.


The Evolution of Leadership with Buddy Hobart

When: November 14, 2019

Time: 8:00am - 11:00am

Where: Regional Learning Alliance, Cranberry

Today, there are an unprecedented four generational groups coexisting in the workplace. This demographic diversity poses a challenge for employers, in terms of creating and managing harmonious workplaces, where each generation’s unique values and cultural expectations mesh. Through this program, Buddy Hobart examines the current multi-generational workforce and explains how each generation can be a tremendous workplace asset. Buddy is the author of the book: “Gen Y Now: Millennials and the Evolution of Leadership.”  

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