Supplier Development

​​​​C​​onstruction Academy Series

Apply now and join us for seven sessions to learn critical aspects of project planning, insurance, accounting, estimating and finance, and the fundamentals for growing and taking your company to the next level. Sessions will be held March 8, March 22, April 5, April 19, May 3, May 17 and May 31.

This program is funded 100% by Dallas College at zero cost to participants.

The Spring 2024 Construction Academy Series is full. Please sign up for the Fall 2024 Construction Academy Series. More information will be provided in June for specific days and times.

Apply Today for Fall 2024

  • Business in continuous operation for over 2 years
  • Annual business revenue average between $150,000 and $2 million in the past three years
  • Business with a minimum of two employees (can include owner)
  • Must be able to commit to seven full day workshops
  • Bring your laptop

*Meeting these requirements makes participants eligible for mentorship programs.

  • Project Planning
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Finance (Capital/Credit)
  • Estimating
  • Budget
  • Accounting and Finance

Full schedule is available within the registration form.

The goal of the Supplier Development program is to develop, maintain and enhance participation with diverse suppliers by providing equal access to business opportunities at Dallas College.


About Supplier Development

  • Construction
  • Professional Services
  • Facilities
  • Education
  • IT
  • Marketing

  • RFP Request for Proposal
  • RFB Request for Bid
  • RFQ Request for Qualifications
  • RFI: Request for Information

  • MBE: Minority Business Enterprise
  • WBE: Women Business enterprise
  • LGBTQ+
  • DBE: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
  • SBE: Small Business Enterprise
  • HUB- Historically Underutilized Business

Our Services



We connect qualified businesses with Dallas College buyers.



We email notifications to certified and diverse vendors of upcoming opportunities.



We provide orientation on doing business with Dallas College.

Contact Us

Jeanette Schutz

  • Senior Director, Supplier Development