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North Central Minority Supplier Development Council (NCMSDC)

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Organization: North Central Minority Supplier Development Council (NCMSDC)

Sector: Commerce

Organization Mission: The North Central Minority Supplier Development Council (NCMSDC) was established in 1975 as the Minnesota Minority Supplier Development Council. It was created by corporations who saw a need to work with an emerging small business segment of the U.S. population that would enhance customer relationships with one of the largest consumer buying groups in the U.S. By providing business opportunities for and to its customer or its customer's end user, the NCMSDC creates a win-win relationship for both corporations and certified MBEs.

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The work of this organization may have impacts on the following areas:

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Lvl 1: Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion

Lvl 2: African American ; Asian American and Pacific Islander ; Disable ; Native American ; Latino ; LGBT ; Women ; Veteran

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  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

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The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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