Wake Tech Contractors Academy

The Wake Tech Contractors Academy is an 8-week training program for small, minority, and women-owned businesses in Wake County interested in pursuing contracting opportunities with state and local government.

The Academy is a collaboration between the Wakes Tech’s HUB Program, Center for Entrepreneurship Initiatives, and Small Business Center, along with the WCPSS HUB Program and a number of community and corporate partners.

What do the classes cover? 
In an 8-week intensive program, Wake County’s small minority and women-owned businesses will learn how to further develop their business to increase capacity and compete at a higher level in the public sector.  Specific topics include Understanding Market Research, The Value of Networking; Submitting the Perfect RFP/RFQ/RFB; The Nuts and Bolts of Construction Management; Business Finances 101; Establishing Relationships to Grow Your Business.

Who: If you have been in business for a minimum of 3 years, have filed tax returns under your business and have an interest in pursuing public sector contracts, this course is for you!

When: Wednesdays February 5, 2020 - March 25, 2020 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $100 (up to 2 representatives per business)

Where: Wake Tech Beltline Education Center
3200 Bush Street
Raleigh, NC 27609 


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