Go Back

LEADING EDGE for Transportation Program - Denver

Dates: February 19 - April 23 (Thursday evenings)
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost: $645 (50% reimbursement upon graduation)
Location: Denver Metro SBDC
1445 Market St.
Denver, CO 80202

Register Today!

Have you been looking for a way to get your foot in the door and become a money-making CDOT contractor? Do you want to successfully perform on all types of government transportation contracts? The Connect2DOT LEADING EDGE for Transportation course is a ten-week class designed tailored to business owners in the highway design and construction industry. The course builds on the award-winning LEADING EDGE curriculum and was customized by industry experts to help you determine the best growth strategy for your business to successfully perform on projects with CDOT and other USDOT-funded contracts. 

By the end of the course, you will have an actionable business development plan in place and a solid understanding of course topics - including strategic planning, construction and managerial accounting, prime contractor marketing, estimating and bidding and project management. You will also receive recognition by the Colorado Transportation Commission, CDOT Project Managers, and Prime Contractors!

What to Expect:

  • Peer learning with a group of business in the transportation industry
  • One-on-one coaching from course facilitators and consultants
  • Access to an online learning platform to help you build your business development plan
  • Ten three-hour weekly workshops including small group exercises and guest speakers
  • Introduction to industry mentors and opportunities to connect with community leaders, government agencies and other resources
  • Feedback on your business development plan 
  • Free registration to workshops (excluding Intro to QuickBooks) at the Denver Metro SBDC while enrolled, valued at over $50

If you've been looking for a mentor that will help you become a successful contractor and be with you every step of the way, this program is for you! Our trained instructors and industry guest speakers will arm you with the knowledge and personalized instruction you need to develop a business plan for success.