Interested in doing business with UC? Register for free construction and contracting webinars.

February 17, 2022

The University of California is offering a series of free training and outreach programs specifically designed to increase the involvement of Small Business Enterprises in UC Design, Professional, and Construction Capital and Facilities projects.

This program focuses on Small Business Enterprise, Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise, Women-Owned Business Enterprise, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Design Professionals, Consultants, and Contractor businesses. The University will also provide opportunities for interaction between large and small businesses as well as local business communities. All are welcome to this free UC education and engagement program.


  • Professional Consultants and Design Professionals – Annual Advertisement and responding to Request for Qualifications (RFQs)
    March 21, 2022
    Details: Provides information on UC’s Annual Advertisement, including best practices for winning consulting or design opportunities. Training includes how to respond to an RFQ for design or consulting services.
  • Networking with General Contractors on Larger UC Projects – Small Business Enterprise Subs
    April 25, 2022
    Details: Provides tips on how to be more involved in UC bids as a sub for a general contractor, network with a general contractor, and track UC projects.
  • UC Construction Contracts – Competitive Formal Bidding
    May 16, 2022
    Details: Focuses on training Small Business Enterprises in formal competitive bidding, including reviewing the process, assisting in bonding and insurance procurement requirements, providing best practices, and prequalifying.
  • Consulting, Design and Construction Contracts 101
    Summer 2022
  • Job Order Contracting 101
    Fall 2022

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