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.
2021 CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAM SERIES: Click on the link down below to view the recording for the Webinar.
- Mar 17: Doing Business with DFW Airport - The Path Forward
- Mar 24: RFBs, RFQs & RFPs
- Apr 14: Recovering Your Business - Retool, Recover, Restore
- Apr 28: 2021 Texas Rental Car Supplier Diversity
- May 5: M/WBE Program Compliance Requirements
- May 12: Innovation
- May 19: Business Strategy and Financials in Uncertain Times
- May 26: Contract Administration - Construction, Goods & Services
- June 9: Audits & Site Visits
- June 23: Joint Ventures in Construction
- July 7: Prime/Sub Partnerships
- July 14: New Electronic Solicitation Portal
- July 21: How to become a DFW Concessionaire
- August 4: Customer Experience
- August 18: Technology Trends for Small Businesses
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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