|Fulton, Turner Construction to offer free construction management training|
|Written by OCG News Staff|
Fulton County Department of Purchasing and Contract Compliance has partnered with Turner Construction to offer a Construction Management Training Program in Fulton County. The program called "Construction Management for Emerging Small, Minority and Women-Owned Businesses: Your Road Map to Success" will be held every Thursday Sept. 17 through Oct. 24.
The registration deadline for the free program is Sept. 6.
The training will be conducted in the Fulton County Government Center, Department of Purchasing & Contract Compliance Purchasing Bid Room located at 130 Peachtree St., SW, Suite #1168, Atlanta.
Turner began the construction management training program in Cleveland, Ohio in 1969, and it is offered annually across the country to minority-owned, women-owned and small emerging businesses. The program is uniquely designed to enhance the technical, business, and administrative skills of the participants in order to make a profit t and build a reputation for efficiently managing construction projects.
"Fulton County is committed to providing women, minorities, and small businesses equal opportunity to participate in construction and professional services contracts," stated Felecia Strong Whitaker, Interim Director of Purchasing and Contract Compliance. "We've partnered with Turner because they are committed to programs that support and expand the social, economic and educational growth of communities and we hope that this partnership will help increase participation by women, minorities, and small businesses.²
Individuals who enroll in the program can expect to gain insight and meaningful tools that help them target their business for quality and growth while at the same time developing new strategic business relationships.