Turner School of Construction Management Program Fall 2019

For more than 40 years, Turner has offered the Turner School of Construction Management.

In the company’s Portland office, the intense seven-week course is specifically geared toward certified minority and women owned businesses. The course is offered at no cost to the participants and is taught by Turner staff. Classes focus on various aspects of business, including marketing, business planning, banking, financials, estimating, scheduling, daily operations, managing risk, safety, managing human capital, and working with public works agencies.

The time also serves as an opportunity to develop mentoring relationships and partnerships. The Portland chapter of the Turner School of Construction Management has seen more than 360 graduates from local businesses.

Applications and the complete schedule will soon be available for the 2019 Turner School of Construction Management.

Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday from 4pm-6pm at the Portland Community College CLIMB Center. The next class will be held Fall 2019.

Please contact Shannon Watson, Diversity Coordinator for more information: (503) 545-5866 or 

PDC Position Opportunity – Director Of Social Equity, Policy And Communication




CLOSE DATE: 11/06/2016

Director of Social Equity, Policy and CommunicationsThe Director of Social Equity, Policy and Communications leads the development, communication, oversight, analysis, reporting and refinements of cross-functional strategies, policies and initiatives to foster shared prosperity and social equity. Manages team of senior managers, professional staff and consultants to execute comprehensive communication approach, ensure transparent and inclusive community engagement practices, develop and guide strategic plans, and manage the PDC Board process. A member of the PDC Leadership Team, the position demonstrates high-level leadership and maintains trusting working relationships with community partners.

$127,518 – $184,894 annually

To apply: visit www.pdc.us for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. PDC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Please note: this recruitment closes on November 6, 2016. In addition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to be considered.

Complete details: www.pdc.us



Scholarships for Native American Students

Greetings! The Oregon Community Foundation annually awards over $9.7 million in scholarships to Oregon students through our statewide scholarship program.  Two of these scholarship programs are designated for Native American students.

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Marketing Conference sponsored by Oregonian Media Group

Marketing Conference sponsored by Oregonian Media Group

Thursday, March 3: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown Convention Center
1441 N.E. Second Avenue
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Cost: Partners: $40 (early-bird) / $50 after Friday, Feb. 27
Non-partners: $55 (early-bird) / $65 after Friday, Feb. 27
Includes continental breakfast, lunch and a beverage ticket

Our fourth annual Marketing Conference is scheduled for Thursday, March 3. Based on your feedback from last year, we are discussing a wide variety of topics including: Read more

Small Business Open House

Small Business Open House

Metro Procurement Services & Multnomah County Purchasing

Tuesday, February 23 2016, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM [PST]

777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR, United States

Want to talk about your business? Show us what you’ve got? Come mingle with Metro and Multnomah County staff at an afternoon Open House to learn about Metro activities and contracting opportunities. We have invited staff from around both agencies to present the activities and opportunities across departments.

You will learn:

  • How to do business with Metro and Multnomah County
  • How to register as an Oregon State Certified Small Business
  • What various departments in both agencies are tasked with
  • What kinds of contracts various departments are soliciting and the kinds of contracts they typically award
  • Current and upcoming opportunities

Contact: tracy.sagal@oregonmetro.gov

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