Program designed to build profitable construction businesses in NC
RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Transportation's Office of Business Opportunity and Workforce Development is partnering with North Carolina A&T State University (NCAT) and the North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development (NCIMED) to offer the Construction Contractor Certificate Program (CCCP). The program aims to build profitable construction businesses in North Carolina.
The classes run on 10 Saturdays, beginning Dec. 3, 2011 -Feb. 26, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with an additional class on Friday, Jan. 20. All classes will be held in the NCIMED Plan and Resource Center, Department of Construction Management & Safety, 3010 Smith Hall on the campus of NCAT.
Program advisors for CCCP are business leaders with firsthand experience of issues and current trends within construction. CCCP will help participants learn:
- How to make construction businesses more efficient;
- Enhance the company's financial management;
- Win more contracts through better bidding and estimating; and
- Accurately determine construction methods, labor needs and time estimates.
The registration fee is $300 and participants will be awarded with a certificate and 5.5 CEU credits. Partial scholarships are available. The deadline to register for this program is Wednesday, Nov. 30.
For more information on the CCCP, please visit http://www.ncat.edu/~contstud/ and look for the program information under upcoming events or contact the Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Office Director Shelton Russell at (919) 508-1798.