OBDC Construction Academy

The Winter 2023 Session will cover:

  • What makes a great subcontractor/supplier? How to build relationships. – Jan. 10 (Representatives from Smoot Construction, Elford Construction, City of Columbus, and Columbus City Schools will share information on what makes a great subcontractor and how to establish a relationship with major construction companies. 
  • Basic Blueprint Reading – Jan. 17 & 18 (Dexter Housman – Elford, inc.)
  • Bonding/Insurance (online) – Jan. 24 (Nicole Simpson – Go Fund Your Life)
  • Understanding the Specification Book – Jan. 31 (Daniel Odion, CCM – Ascension Construction Solutions) 
  • Basic Estimating – Feb. 7 & 8
  • Scheduling – Feb. 21 (Daniel Odion, CCM – Ascension Construction Solutions) 
  • Accounting for Contractors  – Feb. 28 & Mar. 1

The Construction Academy will access a nominal fee of $9.99 for participation in the Winter 2023 sessions.  As a member of the Construction Academy, contractors will get access to the OBDC workshops and other benefits including networking and procurement opportunities.  Contractors who complete seven sessions will receive an OBDC Construction Academy Certificate and a gift packet.

Register below:

Form submission is now closed.

Thanks for registering to attend the  Winter 2023 OBDC Construction Academy.  We are preparing for your participation.  The Construction Academy will access a nominal fee of $9.99 for participation in the Fall 2022 sessions.