Thu, Nov 17|
How to Enter Government Contracting & Pursue a Government Contract
Session dates: Nov. 17, Dec. 8, Jan 12, Jan 19. Developed in partnership between The EWOC Business Center and Goldwings Supply Service, Inc., this free education and training cohort on government contracting defines many aspects in the field of contracting and acquisition for small businesses.
Time & Location
Nov 17, 2022, 11:00 AM HST
About the Event
Cohort 1 – for small business owners interested in the government contract arena
In the field of government contracting, education is a daily requirement. Policies and procedures, external influences, politics, mission, funding, and many other aspects can apply to successfully secure a contract in the evolving procurement landscape. Learn from William Kerr, Federal Contracting Officer, Business Owner, and Defense Contractor how to navigate your pursuit of a government contract.
This free education and training cohort on government contracting defines many aspects in the field of contracting and acquisition for small businesses. The overall purpose is to provide an overview of the complexities and methodologies within government agencies as they procure products, services, and construction from the commercial industry.
When/What: Thursdays, 11 – 12:30 PM HST
Where: Online – Zoom
Nov. 17 – Contracting & Acquisition: Part 1 – Basic Procurement Landscape
- Government Entities
- Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
- Thresholds – Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP)
- Micro Purchase & Government Purchase Cards (GPC)
Dec. 8 – Contracting & Acquisition: Part 2 – Business Elements Unique to Contracting Phase I
- North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
- Site Registrations
- Public Purchase
- Commerce Point
- CAGE Code “Commercial and Government Entity”
- Unique Entity Identifier (UEI)
Jan. 12 – Contracting & Acquisition: Part 3 – Business Elements Unique to Contracting Phase II
- Small Business Certifications & Contracting Assistance Programs
- Capability Statement
- Past Performance
Jan. 19 – Contracting & Acquisition: Part 4 – Journey to Contracts
- Opportunity Identification
The Enterprising Women of Color Business Center is offering 1:1 Contracting Counseling Sessions with William Kerr to discuss your businesses individual growth goals. Counseling sessions are free and recommended to supplement this training course which is designed only as a contracting overview.
This training cohort is developed in partnership between The Enterprising Women of Color Business Center and Goldwings Supply Service, Inc.