ODOT Business Development Program Opportunity Posted on January 10, 2018 by Karla Holland Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certified firms are now able to take advantage of an opportunity to grow their skills through the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Business Development Program. If you would like to do business with ODOT and are looking to grow your business this could be the opportunity for you! ODOT is now accepting applications from firms interested in this sponsorship opportunity. ODOT’s sponsorship consists of $500 towards the cost of the Small Business Management Class program. At some schools that will cover the entire cost of the class! This nine-month program will combine classroom instruction that brings you the latest in management instruction and on-site business advising that will help you improve your business operations. In this class you will learn: How to manage your finances using your own information How to motivate and retain your employees How to build profits into your daily operations How to use technology to build profitability And much more! Class Schedule: Central Oregon Community College, Bend February–December 2018 Rogue Community College, Grants Pass TBA 2018 Eligibility: Oregon Department of Transportation Office of Civil Rights – MS 23 3930 Fairview Industrial Drive SE Salem, OR 97302 Phone: 503-986-4350 Fax: 503-986-6382 Email: OCRPrograms@odot.state.or.us If you are not a certified DBE and would like to get certified, please contact ODOT at 503-986-4350 or OCRPrograms@odot.state.or.us for more details.