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Training and development calendar

Date Time Location Details Registration
April 5, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MnDOT Shoreview Training and Conference Center DBE workshop: Partnering, team projects and increasing your capacity in the changing landscape of highway heavy construction
This workshop will focus on ways for small firms to form partnerships and collaborate on projects, thereby increasing the firm’s capacity to be an attractive bidder/partner. We'll be covering basic considerations and practical aspects to help increase the probability of success, and discuss ways to find viable partners that match your firm’s strategic needs. Note: For certified DBEs only. Take this workshop for college credit and receive a course completion certificate.
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April 17-18, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 12701 Whitewater Dr.
Suite 100
Minnetonka, MN 55343
DBE workshop: Introduction to estimating and bidding
This workshop will teach DBEs how to bid on projects with MnDOT times, dates and places. Day one will be more of an overview and day two will focus on how to obtain work responsibly. Don't forget to bring a calculator and an engineering scale with you. Note: For certified DBEs only.
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May 1, 2014 8:30-10:30 a.m. Minnesota Black Chamber of Commerce
401 N. Robert Street
Suite 150
(Xcel Conference and Training Center)
St. Paul, MN 55101
How to do business at MSP
You're invited to join airport concessions managers to learn how you can participate in the food and beverage, retail and passenger services program at MSP Airport. With 33 million passengers passing through the facilities each year, MSP offers an amazing opportunity for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. We will also discuss how to qualify for DBE status and review upcoming lease opportunities. Print flyer (PDF)
RSVP by April 25 to Deb Johnson, debra.johnson@mspmac.org or
612-726-8193
May 6-7, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 12701 Whitewater Dr.
Suite 100
Minnetonka, MN 55343
DBE workshop: Introduction to estimating and bidding
This workshop will teach DBEs how to bid on projects with MnDOT times, dates and places. Day one will be more of an overview and day two will focus on obtaining work responsibly. Don't forget to bring a calculator and an engineering scale with you. Note: For certified DBEs only.
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May 9, 2014 8 a.m. to Noon MnDOT Shoreview Training and Conference Center Winona Bridge Project Meet and Greet
An opportunity to learn more about the Winona Bridge Project and meet with the prime contractor, Ames Construction. Also learn about the Construction Manager General Contractor procurement method and how CMGC impacts small business participation.
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