SBDC at Farmingdale State College


Kimberly Castaldini 
Farmingdale SBDC 


Tuesday April 23, 2013 at 6:00 PM EDT
Tuesday May 28, 2013 at 8:00 PM EDT

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Thompson Hall Room 220- Farmingdale State College 
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735

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2013 MWBE and Small Business Contractor Bond Readiness Training Program

Date: 6 Consecutive Tuesdays Starting Tuesday April 23, 2013  No Fee  Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Thompson Hall Room 220, Farmingdale State College


The New York State Surety Bond Assistance Program Provides MWBE and small business contractors with training, technical assistance and credit support to secure surety bonds necessary for state contracts. Businesses that have never been bonded or require increased bonding capacity will benefit from this statewide program.

April 23rd - Bonding and Insurance: How to begin the process of obtaining a bond, the rule of the agent/producer and underwriter, the prequalification process, the cost of bonding, and how to develop a surety bond relationship.

April 30th - Construction Accounting for Contractors: An introduction to the "business" side of your construction business.

May 7th - How to Build and Maintain a Banking Relationship

May 14th - Dispute Resolution and Claims: Areas of discussion will include mechanics liens and the claims process, arbitration, construction contracts, and litigation.

May 21st - Project Management and Field Operations: Project planning methods, job costing and scheduling, subcontractor management, expediting change orders, and measuring performance.

May 28th - Bidding and Estimating: Areas of discussion will include formulas for estimating and planning construction projects, submittal requirements and preparing bid documents.



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