Training & Events
UPCOMING PROCUREMENT WEBINARS - UPDATED REGULARLY:
Monthly Webinar Log-in Instructions
The following series of webinars are hosted in partnership with MN PTAC, North Dakota and South Dakota PTACs, and SBA District Offices. Webinars typically take place the first Tuesday of every month from 9-10 a.m. Central Time.
March 17th -Davis Bacon and Service Contract Act (Wage and Hour) Requirements
Corey Walton, U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division
Overview of the Service Contract Act and federal Davis-Bacon laws and the everyday application of these laws in the workplace. The webinar will cover the issues central to government contract compliance including prevailing wage and fringe benefit requirements, completing certified payrolls, specific record keeping requirements and guidelines for the correct payment of overtime. The session will also include a discussion on the problem areas most common in government contract compliance.
March 31st - Understanding Bonding Requirements and the SBA Surety Bond Guarantee
Kevin Valdes, SBA
Learn about the different types of bonds and why and when they are required by contract owners. This webinar is an overview of SBA’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program – this session is for businesses with limited financial resources; no prior bonded work experience; been in business less than three years; previously denied surety bonding; have the desire to increase bonding capacity. Learn how the bonding process works and how to use the SBA to help you obtain reasonable terms for your bonding needs.
April 7th - The Whay, Why and How of Capability Statements
Cathy Lindquist, ND PTAC
Be prepared to present your company in a professional and concise manner, all on one page. Learn key information that customers need from potential vendors. Understand how and why a capability statement should be used with government agencies.
8TH ANNUAL NORTH DAKOTA PROCUREMENT FAIR
Mark your calendar and plan to attend the Procurement Fair 2020. Our eigth annual event will be held March 25, at the State Capitol in Bismarck. See the flyer for more information and get registered now!
As one of our clients, you have the opportunity to access and attend several additional webinars available through Govology. Review the list of dates, times, and topics, read the event flyer for more details and then contact us to get the access code and get registered today!
- Who Are You and Why Should Government Care? - Feb 20 @ 12pm CST
- Creating a Step-by-Step Government Sales Strategy – Feb 27 @ 12pm CST
- Buy American Act, Berry Amendment, and Trade Agreements Act - Mar 5 @ 12pm CST
- The FAR on Source Selection, Award, and After - Understanding Rights and Remedies Relating to Federal Government Contract Awards - Mar 19 @ 12pm CDT
- Seven Steps to Federal Business: Roadmap to the Win - Mar 26 @ 12pm CDT
INTRODUCTION TO PTAC AND DOING BUSINESS WITH THE GOVERNMENT
Presented by the Native American Development Corporation PTAC, please join us for this excellent, FREE training on January 29 in Bismarck.The session will discuss what it takes to prepare to do Federal Contracting. This also includes familiarity with the new beta SAM platform and SAM registration. Come learn how to take advantage of these tools to get business for your company. Learn more and get registered.
CONSTRUCTION QUALITY MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION (CQM) FOR CONTRACTORS
This course offers prospective QC Managers and Administrators the opportunity to satisfy the CQM-C training requirements specified in most USACE and NAVFAC conrtuction contracts.
Wednesday, February 26 at the US Federal Building in downtown Fargo
Learn more and get registered today!
SBA 7(j) TRAINING
Take advantage of this free interactive web-based training opportunity. From your computer, you’ll link to an instructor in a live, real-time, interactive learning experience. You’ll become part of a virtual classroom where you can ask questions, seek guidance and participate in class discussions and interactive exercises.
Seats are limited and self-certification of 7(j) eligibility is required. See flyer for registration details and schedule.
CYBERSECURITY TRAINING VIDEO
This video provides a step-by-step guide on how government contractors can achieve compliance with the cybersecurity requirements established by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), specifically Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clause 252.204-7012, entitled “Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting.”
To directly register for ND PTAC sponsored events visit our calendar.