Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Civil Rights

Committed to equality in transportation service

Event calendar

Date Time Location Description Registration
June 23, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com 
July 7, 2021 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Online

Marketing 101: Leverage certifications - You’ve completed your application package, passed the on-site visit, and received your certification. Now what?

Using the BUILD blueprint, learn how to leverage your certification(s) with specific marketing strategies, win more business and help prime contractors reach goals.

Register here.

Questions: mndot@certifiedsmallbizsupport.com

July 21, 2021 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Online Elevator pitch & capability workshop - Learn how to effectively pitch your business. We will provide tips and strategies for improving your elevator pitch and capabilities statement. Leave with sample elevator pitches and capabilities statements.
Session includes:
  • Why have a capability statement?
  • What makes a good capability statement?
  • How to use your capability statement, and
  • The elevator pitch – key questions that help you explain the value you deliver and your differentiation.

Register here.

Questions: mndot@certifiedsmallbizsupport.com
July 28, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com 
Aug. 4, 2021 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Online Matchmaking with primes - Certified small businesses pitch their business to prime contractors.

Register here.

Questions: mndot@certifiedsmallbizsupport.com
Aug. 18, 2021 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Online

SWOT analysis - Setting a clear vision for your business begins with effective strategic planning. Take a deep dive into the 4 quadrants of the SWOT analysis: strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

Learn introspective questions to ask for each quadrant that will help you complete a full SWOT analysis and the framework for developing key performance indicators.

Register here.

Questions: mndot@certifiedsmallbizsupport.com
Aug. 25, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com 
Sep. 22, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com 
Oct. 27, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com 
Dec. 8, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com