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London, United Kingdom
This 8-week capacity building program is designed to assist local, minority, and women-owned businesses compete in the highly competitive construction industry. Industry experts will instruct participants on the latest practices in the construction industry to improve business operations and the success rate of firms bidding on contracts within the EBDI project area. Each learning charrette will be held on Thursday evenings from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. In order to complete the college, participants must complete six (6) charrettes. The sessions are open to everyone. Women firms are encouraged to apply.
The schedule of learning charrettes is as follows:
- Project Cost Management
- Blueprint Reading
- How to Conduct Business with a Developer
- How to Properly Estimate Your Cost
- Getting Bonded Successfully
- Understanding Your Insurance Policy for Business
- HerStory: Doing Business as a Small Contractor with Big Developers (A program graduate shares her story)
- Getting Paid: Invoices, Payments and Credits
For more information, contact Andrea Jackson at 410.347.7558 or 410-234-0660 x 280, email: AndreaM.Jackson@ebdi.org.
The College is a partnership of EBDI, Forest City-New East Baltimore Partnership, Clark Construction, TRF Development Partners, Hensel Phelps, RAM Contracting Services LLC and DPN Group LLC.
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East Baltimore Development, Inc. (EBDI) is a 501 [c]  established by the community,government, institutional and philanthropic partners to revitalize, re-energize and rebuild theEast Baltimore neighborhood.