Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Online learning for small businesses

Managing Change Orders tutorial

This course gives an overview of managing change orders. Note: iPAD users will be prompted to download the Articulate free mobile player app.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Orientation tutorial

This course gives an overvew of the DBE program. It's made up of an introduction and four units of study:

  • Unit 1 - How to become a DBE
  • Unit 2 - How to maximize your DBE advantage
  • Unit 3 - More support for DBEs
  • Unit 4 - Wrap up, contact information and completion certificate

The course opens in a new browser, and you can navigate between "menu" and "notes" tabs during the training. The menu tab gives you an overview of the course and lets you jump from unit to unit, while the notes tab gives you a written summary of that particular unit. Note: iPAD users will be prompted to download the Articulate free mobile player app.

Bidding and Estimating tutorial

This course is provided especially for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises and anyone interested in bidding as a prime contractor or performing as a subcontractor on MnDOT projects. It's made up of an introduction and seven units of study:

  • Unit 1 - Basic concepts
  • Unit 2 - Finding and reading bid information for MnDOT projects
  • Unit 3 - Deciding whether to bid
  • Unit 4 - Overhead costs
  • Unit 5 - How to estimate project costs
  • Unit 6 - Building the bid: best practices
  • Unit 7 - Wrap up and course completion

The course opens in a new browser, and you can navigate between "menu" and "notes" tabs during the training. The menu tab gives you an overview of the course and lets you jump from unit to unit, while the notes tab gives you a written summary of that particular unit. Note: iPAD users will be prompted to download the Articulate free mobile player app.