7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training - May 26, 27 & 28

 SBA El Paso District Office - May 2020

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7(j) Management & Technical
Assistance Training

Introducing the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council’s (FSMSDC) three online webinars scheduled for May 26, May 27 and May 28, 2020

In these webinars, you will learn (1) how to use your 8(a), HUBZone, and/or WOSB/EDWOSB certification(s) to access and win contract opportunities. Also, find out the recently approved regulations, sole-source thresholds, and contracting requirements for small businesses in the federal government, (2) the ins and outs of working with HHS as a small business from their OSDBU office at the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and, (3) what practices to adopt as a small business to mitigate cyber-attacks, and what policies you should also have in place to insure your clients’ and your company’s proprietary information are safe from harm.

It's FREE to eligible small businesses.


Tuesday,  May 26, 2020, 8:30-10:00 a.m. MDT: Leveraging Your Small Business Status During COVID-19 to Win Contracts Register here

Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 8:30-10:00 a.m. MDT  Doing Business with the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS/CDC) Register here

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 8:30-10:00 a.m. MDT Mitigating Cyber Security, Insurance Risks and Threats During COVID-19 Register here

Topics to be covered:

  • What marketing steps to take as a certified small business
  • How having a small business status helps to win contracts
  • The types of teaming partners you need to be successful
  • When to submit a response for a federal opportunity
  • What small business requirements are in place
  • How to find contracts with HHS at the CDC
  • The types of small businesses they are looking for
  • What industries are the most successful in HHS
  • What cyber security policies you should have in place
  • What business secure practices you should adopt
  • The types of risks your business is vulnerable to
  • How you can keep your information from being breached

Small business owners who are:

Socially and/or economically disadvantaged
8(a) certified
HUBZone certified
Operating a business in high unemployment or low income