DBE Training


The DBE Supportive Services Program offers a variety of practical classes to help your business succeed. The classes vary in format, days, time and location to accommodate your busy schedule. Trainers are well qualified and allow for plenty of time for questions and answers so that your time is well spent. Classes offered have limited seating to allow for the best participant experience.

There are no fees charged for any of our classes. Click HERE to sign up for an offered class.

Training Topics:

Contract / Construction Module

  • Prime & Subcontractors Relations
  • Estimating & Bidding Federal-Aid Highway Construction Contracts
  • Pricing and Proposing Professional Service Contracts
  • Project Management & Construction Math
  • How to Read Standard Specification Sheets, Project Plans, and RFPs

Accounting and Cash Flow Management Module

  • Accounting and Understanding Financial Statements
  • Cash Flow Management
  • AASHTO Audit & Accounting Guidelines

Bonding and Financing Module

  • A Contractor’s Guide to Bonding
  • Short Term Loans & Lines of Credit
  • Building a Solid Financial Statement for Bonding & Credit

Business and Wage & Employment Law Module

  • Prevailing Wage Rates
  • DBE Certification Application
  • Safe Harbor Regulations
  • Business Law & Compliance Issues

Business Management, Plans and Marketing Module

  • Business Plan Development
  • Managing Your Business – BASF
  • Winning Presentation Skills for Small Business
  • Marketing Your Business For Growth

Computer Training Module

  • Online Services & Business Opportunities
  • Basic QuickBooks
  • Computerized Estimating
  • Cal eProcure Navigation

Safety Module

  • Cal/OSHA Regulations and Recordkeeping
  • Construction Safety