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Los Angeles Community College District Sustainable Building Program. Outreach and Training Programs for Diverse/Small Businesses (SBE & DVBE). California Construction Expo August 13, 2009. Introduction. Program Objectives Educational Training Opportunities Get Connected!

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Los Angeles Community College District Sustainable Building Program

Outreach and Training Programs for Diverse/Small Businesses(SBE & DVBE)

California Construction Expo

August 13, 2009


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Introduction

  • Program Objectives

  • Educational Training Opportunities

  • Get Connected!

  • Contact Information


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Objectives

  • To achieve the Board of Trustees 28% outreach goal for small, disabled-veteran, local and, emerging business enterprise (SBE/DVBE/LBE/EBE) that will increase economic development throughout the greater Los Angeles region.

  • Plan and facilitate “hands-on” educational classes for small contractors and professional services to build capacity and take your business to the next level = CONTRACT READY!


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Contractor Boot Camp

  • Training designed to provide attendees with basic tools perform work with LACCD on formal and informal contracts. Workshop covers key business concepts in the following areas:

    • SBE/DVBE/MBE Certification

    • Contracting and Bidding Process

    • Labor Compliance

    • Insurance and Bonding

    • Contractor Invoicing

    • Technical Assistance

  • Requirements to Attend: must be licensed with CSLB and in business for at least one (1) year.

  • Schedule: Monthly, Wednesday, 5PM – 9PM, at College Campus

  • Graduates receive a Certificate of Completion

  • Advocate for small projects with facilities directors

  • Invitation to matchmaking events


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Building Estimating Class

  • A comprehensive coarse which assist professional service and contractors with improving their construction cost estimates on various topics

  • Schedule: Bi-annually (Spring and Fall); 10-week Mondays from 5:30PM – 8:30PM

  • Nominal Tuition: $100 (includes materials, and refreshments)

  • Graduates receive Certificate of Completion


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Access To Capital

WHERE’S THE MONEY?

Class is designed to provide educational resources and business growth:

  • Learn about…

  • Credit Crunch

  • What you Need to Know About Your Credit

  • Alternative Financing

  • Schedule: Bi-annually (Spring and Fall); 10-week Mondays from 5:30PM – 8:30PM

  • Attendees receive Certificate of Completion


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    These small group sessions are designed to provide potential bidders with identifying key elements to submitting an effective bid:

    Review specs and plans

    Practice Take-Off Sheet

    Submittal Requirements

    Project Size: $50K to $1M

    Schedule: Quarterly; PM; 2 hours

    NO COST

    Graduates from estimating and training classes are given preference to attend.

    Mock Bid Sessions


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    Platform allows the small contractor to meet large contractors to market their skills and project history for possible match on LACCD opportunities.

    Requirements to Participate:

    Completed Boot Camp and/or Estimating Classes

    OCIP Completed

    EMR below 1.24

    Schedule: Quarterly; 2-3 hours; various locations

    Matchmaking With Primes


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    www.Build-laccd.org contractors to market their skills and project history for possible match on LACCD opportunities.


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    Small Business Outreach Program contractors to market their skills and project history for possible match on LACCD opportunities.


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    Outreach Program Success contractors to market their skills and project history for possible match on LACCD opportunities.

    The dollar figures below represent the value of contracts or subcontracts awarded to Local, Small, Emerging and Disabled-Veteran businesses as of June 2009.

    Board Adopted L/S/E/DV Participation Goal = 28%

    Total Contract Values (A&E and Construction) = $1.5 Billion

    Total L/S/E/DV Contract Values = $965,997,720

    * There is no double counting for businesses whose classification meets multiple criteria (i.e., Local AND Small, Emerging or DVBE).


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    Outreach Team contractors to market their skills and project history for possible match on LACCD opportunities.

    • Donetta Pickett, Program Manager (213) [email protected]

    • Diana Ho, Outreach Coordinator (310) [email protected]

    • Eric Galeana, Outreach Coordinator (213)[email protected]

    • Henry Levya, Outreach Specialist (213) 703-4149

      [email protected]

    • Gilbert Buchanan, Outreach Specialist (626) 533-1186

      [email protected]


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    Thank You! contractors to market their skills and project history for possible match on LACCD opportunities.

    LACCD invites your participation:

    Join us as our contractors!

    Be part of our successful project team!

    Let us be your “preferred partner”


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