As part of our commitment to serve as a catalyst for the growth of small, minority and women-owned businesses, DFW is excited to once again offer the Capacity Building Program series designed to provide business skills training and guidance on doing business with DFW. The Capacity Building Program Series is a six month educational program which offers a variety of customized training for those interested in doing business with DFW and those who are already doing business with DFW.
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Uncover your opportunities by participating in one or all of our upcoming training classes.
2020 CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAM SERIES: Click on the link down below to view the recording for the Webinar.
- May 20: Doing Business with DFW Airport - The Path Forward
- May 27: RFBs, RFQs & RFPs
- June 3: Choosing the Best Lawyer for your Business
- June 17: Insurance & Bonding
- June 24: New MWBE Program Briefing
- July 1: Lease Compliance (Concessions)
- July 8: Contract Administration
- July 15: Concessions Customer Service Technology
- July 22: COVID-19's Effect on Minority-owned Small Businesses in the United States
- July 29: Audit & Site Visits
- August 5: Path to Permitting (Project Scheduling, Code & Permits)
- August 12: Joint Venture Agreements (Concessions)
- August 19: Prime/Sub & Joint Venture Partnerships
- August 26: Customer Experience
Bonding Applications Assistance Assistance to disadvantaged small, minority and women-owned contractors in completing necessary elements of the bond application package in different areas. The process also includes a review of completed bond packages for thoroughness and accuracy, as well as, identification of surety bond procedures and underwriters for proper consideration of bond applications.
Guidance with general administrative, personnel management, invoicing, preparation of change orders and project budges will also be provided Contractors can receive assistance with developing business plans that include establishing industry benchmarks, project management and administrative procedures.
What do you feel are the strengths of the presentation, Understanding & Using Your Financials? "Instructor was well-knowledged” – Basic Responsibility, LLC “Explains specific figures” – Zayven Construction, LLC
What do you feel are the strengths of the presentation, Securing Your First Bond & Increasing Your Capacity? “Clear understanding of how to present my company to a bond underwriter” – J&S Valve “It provided all of the components that I need to be bonded” – Zayven Construction, LLC “The presenter’s dynamic personality & presentation skills. Provided great explanations. Lots of energy”! – Airport Bridge Systems “Explanations and one-on-one examples” – RTM Co. “Informative & detail oriented” – RTM Co.
What do you feel are the strengths of the presentation, Bond Claims and Dispute Resolution? “Awesome communication in detail & clear & concise manner; dynamic speaker” – Airport Bridge Systems
What do you feel are the strengths of the presentation, Project Management & Field Operations? “The topics are related to our everyday contracts & bids” – Real Network Services, Inc. “DFW Airport staff members doing the presentations” – Real Network Services, Inc. “Presenter very knowledgeable” – McKenzie Jackson Construction “I like it all” – VP Remodeling & Repair
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