Purpose and Objectives
Purpose: The Texas Business Opportunity and Workforce Development program will provide assistance to underutilized Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) and increase the number of minorities and women participating in highway construction and journeymen.
Objective One: Provide business development assistance to underutilized DBE firms.
Objective Two: Increase the participation of underutilized DBE firms on Federal -Aid highway projects.
Objective Three: Establish partnerships with prime contractors to participate in the development that serve as business mentors.
Objective Four: Increase the participation of minority, female and disadvantaged individuals in skilled highway construction trade areas.
The primary purpose of DBE/SS is to increase the participation in the TBODC program, contribute to their continual business growth and create proficiency in preparing and submitting bids/quotes to acquire contracts and subcontracts.
- Bidding & Estimating
- Construction Management
- Safety & Flagging
- Business Law
- Contract Administration
- EEO Compliance
- Project Scheduling
- Matchmaking Session