Tue, May 18|
Cohort 3 Business Certification Training
Learn how your business can compete for government and corporate set aside contracts. * Cohort 3A: 5/18 - 6/01/21 (Open to all) * Cohort 3B: 6/8 - 7/10/21 (Prerequisites listed) Trainings are free to qualified applicants thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce, MBDA.
Time & Location
May 18, 2021, 5:30 PM HST
About the Event
Application Deadline: Thursday, May 13, 2021 12pm HST
Learn how your business can compete for government and corporate set aside contracts.
Cohort 3A (Overview Course): THREE total Zoom sessions
Tuesdays, 5/18/21, 5/25/21 and 6/01/21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Hawaii time.
This includes an introduction to government and corporate supplier diversity programs and benefits; certifying agencies/processes; and requirements and required documents.
Cohort 3B (In-Depth Follow-Up Course): SIX Zoom sessions
Five sessions on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Hawaii time (6/08/21, 6/15/21, 6/22/21, 6/29/21 and 7/06/21)
AND one session on Saturday (7/10/21 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Hawaii time)
*Participants are required to attend Cohort 3A prior to Cohort 3B.
To maximize the purpose of Cohort 3B and limited spots available, QUALIFIED applicants for Cohort 3B: (1) work fulltime on the business that he/she is interested in certifying; (2) have monthly financial statements; and (3) have filed personal or business taxes the last three calendar years (i.e., 2017, 2018 and 2019).
Cohort 3B will cover: (1) corporate certifications & required documents; (2) government certifications & required documents; (3) DUNS numbers and NAICS (North American Industry Classification System); (4) SAM (System for Award management) registration; (5) capability statements and marketing after certification; and (6) Hawaii & mainland minority supplier diversity directors’ panel.
Trainings are free to qualified applicants thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency. Applicants will be contacted via email or phone shortly. Thank you for your interest!