Education & Training
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
The Small Business Program includes producing events and collateral materials, designed to educate prospective businesses about the Bay Bridge Seismic Safety Projects and to help identify valuable resources and provide opportunities to help small businesses grow and thrive.
Professional development and technical assistance courses, held in both San Francisco and Oakland, are lead by industry experts/ These free workshops delve into a variety of relevant topics to provide real-world knowledge and insight to small businesses gain a competitive edge.
Workshops topics have included Bonding and Insurance, Bidding and Estimating, Doing Business with Caltrans, Subcontractor Essentials, and the Caltrans Owner Controlled Insurance Program.
Future workshops will also provide technical assistance, including Capacity Building. Capacity Building is a comprehensive effort to provide small businesses with the assistance needed to increase their business management skills, long-term viability and success on public projects.
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■ Capacity Building Factsheet
■ Small Business Education and Training Program Overview
■ 2007 Small Business Survey
■ 2008 Small Business Post Award Survey
COST ESTIMATING, BIDDING AND COST CONTROLS - PART 1
Presented November 3, 2011
■ Cost Estimating, Bidding and Cost Controls - Part 1 - Training Presentation ■ Attendee List
COST ESTIMATING, BIDDING AND COST CONTROLS - PART 2
Presented November 10, 2011
■ Cost Estimating, Bidding and Cost Controls - Part 2 Training Presentation ■ Attendee List
BIDDING AND ESTIMATING - PART 1
Presented August 12, 2010
■ Bidding and Estimating – Part 1 Training Presentation
BIDDING AND ESTIMATING - PART 2
Presented September 16, 2010
■ Bidding and Estimating – Part 2 Training Presentation
COST ESTIMATING, BIDDING AND COST CONTROL
October 29, 2009 and Dec 16, 2009
■ Cost Estimating, Bidding and Cost Control
SUBCONTRACTOR ESSENTIALS, PART 1
Presented May 28, 2009
■ Subcontractor Essentials, Part 1 Syllabus
SUBCONTRACTOR ESSENTIALS, PART 2
Presented June 11, 2009
■ Subcontractor Essentials, Part 2 Syllabus
■ Caltrans Standard Specifications and Caltrans Standard Plans
■ California Department of Industrial Relations
■ Occupational Health and Safety Administration
■ Caltrans Construction Manual
■ Caltrans Quick Reference Guide