Schedule

Each one-hour class will take place online on Saturday mornings, beginning at 8AM

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Week 1, January 23, 2021

Introduction. You will learn more about the program, it’s purpose and goals and what you can hope to get out of it. Meet the program speakers.

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Week 2, January 30, 2021

How to be Successful in Public Works. This session will cover legal requirements, small/diverse business certifications that expand opportunities, and many helpful resources.

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 Week 3, February 6, 2021

Opportunities. Learn which local agencies have small contract programs, what types of projects they have, what types of vendors they need. FREE resources will be explored.

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Week 4, February 13, 2021

Prequalification. What it is, what’s involved, and why you need it. Bonding. What it is, why you need it, where to get it.

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Week 5, February 20, 2021  

Labor Compliance. Learn the basics of contractor registration, prevailing wage, apprenticeship requirements, and why you need to know. Connect with free resources.

Project Labor Agreements. Learn the truth about PLAs, PSAs, and labor agreements in general. Demystify them, learn how to work with them, get FREE training.

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Week 6, February 27, 2021

Steppingstone Week. Graduation! Get the FREE resources! Meet prime contractors! Connect with potential mentors! Learn about real opportunities. Make the decision to take the first step!