Program Schedule

 

Date

Topic

Presenter

09/12/17

6:30pm-9:00pm

Welcome/Introductions

Keeping it Real- What is your niche?

How to develop a Capability Statement for your business- This session will assist you in developing a capability statement that will provide your customer a unique understating of your core competency

SWOT Analysis for Construction

Cheryl Sutton, HUB Coordinator, UNCW

 

Sharon Reinhardt, WM Jordan

 

Karl Davis, Right Build International

 

09/19/17

6:30pm-9:00pm

Growth Strategy

What are the options? Are you ready for growth?

 

Building a Successful Banking Relationship

Access to capital, financial analysis, cash flow management, bank financing and understanding the profit cycle

Growth in Bonding and Insurance

Various bond programs available; The bond application process, Risk Management

Antonio Wallace, GP Supply, Greensboro NC

 

BB&T

 

 

Adam Pfanmiller- BB&T

 

09/26/17

6:30pm-9:00pm

The Pre-Qualification Process

Construction Contracting

TA Loving

TBD

10/03/17

6:30pm-9:00pm

Bidding on Public Projects with State/Local Government and the UNC System

Upcoming Formal and Informal Projects

Various state and local governments agencies will provide information on upcoming construction opportunities; detailed information will be provided regarding the process to get your business registered with each agency to receive information regarding projects and opportunities

State HUB Office; Cheryl Sutton, UNCW HUB Coordinator;

City of Wilmington, New Hanover County; Port Authority, Cape Fear Public Utilities; NC DOT

10/10/17

6:30pm-9:00pm

Building Plans and Specifications

Participants will learn the basic elements that make up a set of construction documents and how they are organized

UNCW Director of Design and Construction

10/17/17

6:30pm-9:00pm

Digital Tools for Productivity and Documentation

Access to plans and specifications through digital devices; project management in the digital world; Change Orders, Field Orders and communication through software programs

Balfour Beatty

10/24/17

6:30pm-9:00pm

 

 

Estimating and Scheduling Projects

Sizing a project, estimating the cost and scheduling timeframe for completion; understanding the important role a scheduling plays in the success of a project

 

WM Jordan

10/31/17

6:30pm-9:00pm

Final Presentations: Participant Firms will present their Capability Statement Class Participants

11/7/17

 

Graduation Reception Class Participants, Sponsors and Instructors