Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Civil Rights

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Event calendar

Date Time Location Event Details Registration
Feb. 15, 2017 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

MnDOT Training Center
1900 West CR I
Shoreview, MN 55126

Project Management & Critical Path Method (PDF) Morning session: Specify project objectives and plans, delineation of scope, budgeting, scheduling, setting performance requirements, and selecting project participants. Coordination and control of planning. Afternoon session: Basic workings and concepts of CPM. Participants will construct a CPM chart. Contact Orlanda Klinkhammer at 651-366-3048 or orlanda.klinkhammer@state.mn.us.
Feb. 25, 2017 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

MnDOT Training Center
1900 West CR I
Shoreview, MN 55126

QuickBooks Intermediate: Job Costing (PDF) “Did we make money on that job?” Create estimates, determine profitability by job and handle progress payments and retainers. Time saving tips help keep you on the job and making money. Hands-on using SCC’s laptop computer lab. Contact Orlanda Klinkhammer at 651-366-3048 or orlanda.klinkhammer@state.mn.us.
March 8, 2017 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

MnDOT Training Center
1900 West CR I
Shoreview, MN 55126

Pre-Qualification & Geospatial (PDF) Morning session: What is pre-qualification? Who can apply? What is the advantage of Pre-qualification? Who typically gets prequalified? Afternoon session: Geospatial information used in mapping, surface analysis, network analysis and geovisualization. Address benefits to company. Contact Orlanda Klinkhammer at 651-366-3048 or orlanda.klinkhammer@state.mn.us.
March 8, 2017 1-4 p.m. Fortune Bay Resort Casino
Woodlands Ballroom
1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790
Construction Career Networking Event (PDF) For Hwy 53 and Eagles Nest Lake Area projects. Learn about construction projects and hiring opportunities with contractors and MnDOT near Bois Forte. Contact Ian Johnson at 608-397-3044 or ijohnson@hoffcons.com
March 9, 2017 8 a.m. to Noon

MnDOT Central Office
395 John Ireland Blvd

St. Paul, MN 55155

Mini Business Clinic (PDF) Developed to provide certified DBEs and other small business entities with basic business technical help on common topics associated with MnDOT contracting opportunities. We'll provide one-on-one consultation on where/how to find contracting opportunities once you are certified, certified payroll requirements, obtaining a SWIFT account, and more. Contact Orlanda Klinkhammer at 651-366-3048 or orlanda.klinkhammer@state.mn.us.
March 15, 2017 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

MnDOT Training Center
1900 West CR I
Shoreview, MN 55126

Advanced Legal (PDF) Covers issues that arose as a pattern during prior construction seasons. Tips include: MnDOT contract specifications, bond claim basics, Responsible Contractor law. Also legal issues of claims, indemnification, good faith, implied contract duties, force account work and changes in conditions. Contact Orlanda Klinkhammer at 651-366-3048 or orlanda.klinkhammer@state.mn.us.
March 27, 2017 9 a.m. to Noon Colin Powell Center
2924 4th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
I-35W/Lake Street Project – Networking Event (PDF) MnDOT Office of Civil Rights invites you to join us for a networking event for a $265 million, 4 ½ year, horizontal and vertical construction project beginning in the summer of 2017. Come learn about construction needs and project requirements. RSVP by March 22. Contact Orlanda Klinkhammer at 651-366-3048 or orlanda.klinkhammer@state.mn.us
April 13, 2017 8 a.m. to Noon

MnDOT Central Office
395 John Ireland Blvd

St. Paul, MN 55155

Mini Business Clinic (PDF) Developed to provide certified DBEs and other small business entities with basic business technical help on common topics associated with MnDOT contracting opportunities. We'll provide one-on-one consultation on where/how to find contracting opportunities once you are certified, certified payroll requirements, obtaining a SWIFT account, and more. Contact Orlanda Klinkhammer at 651-366-3048 or orlanda.klinkhammer@state.mn.us.
April 15, 2017 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

MnDOT Training Center
1900 West CR I
Shoreview, MN 55126

Increasing Your Capacity by Partnering (PDF) Focus on ways for small firms to collaborate on projects, thereby increasing the firm’s capacity to be an attractive bidder/partner. Covering basic considerations and practical aspects to increase the probability of success. We will discuss ways to find viable partners that match your firm’s strategic needs. Contact Orlanda Klinkhammer at 651-366-3048 or orlanda.klinkhammer@state.mn.us.