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MnDOT Small Business Resource Center

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The small business support services are free for all certified small businesses and all courses will be held virtually.

About this event

MnDOT has contracted CIA Media Group to provide virtual technical assistance/consultation, workshops, and mentoring to certified small businesses in the state of Minnesota. The overall objective of this project is to increase the capacity of certified small businesses, so they are in a position to compete for State projects/contracts.

Complete the intake form to request one-on-one business consultation with one of the instructors.

Phase I - Business Basics

  • Vision and Mission Statements
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Surety Bonding and Insurance
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Project Forecasting and Cash Flow
  • Duties of Employers to Employees
  • Cash Flow and Business Accounting
  • How to Network to Win Contracts

Phase II – Business Growth

  • Professional Etiquette Classes
  • Website Audits and Updates
  • Social Media Marketing 101 Classes
  • How to Network to Win Contracts
  • Marketing 101: Leveraging Certifications
  • Elevator Pitch & Capability Workshops

Phase III – Business Expansion

  • Matchmaking with Primes
  • SWOT Analysis
  • How to Network to Win Contracts
  • Virtual networking with Primes
  • Outreach Expo
  • Resource & Winning Tools Workshops
  • Success Story Interviews
  • Success Story Podcast
  • Outreach Expo

The small business support services are free for all certified small businesses and all courses will be held virtually.

Questions: (952) 737-2184 or mndot@certifiedsmallbizsupport.com

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Online event

Organizer CIA Media Group LLC

Organizer of MnDOT Small Business Resource Center

CIA Media Group is an award-winning digital marketing agency helping companies rethink business for the digital age through communication outreach, digital transformation, digital strategy and video production services.

CIA Media Group provides Certified Small Business Program support services that include workshops and programs that help small diverse businesses including Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs), Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), enhance their skills in the areas of financial literacy, access to capital, compliance, marketing and other applicable topics.

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