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. Webinars typically take place the first Tuesday of every month from 9-10 a.m. Central Time.
1. Please join the ZOOM meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:
2. If you prefer to use phone for audio:
United States (Long distance): +1 (669) 900-6833 or +1 (646) 558-8656
Meeting ID: 115-541-475
December 3 – The All Small Mentor Protégé Program
Shaun McClary, Small Business Administration – MN District Office
The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 and the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 provided authority for the Small Business Administration to establish mentor-protégé programs for all small businesses. The purpose of the new program is to develop strong protégé firms through mentor-provided business development assistance, and to help protégés successfully compete for government contracts.
January 7th – Are you up to date? Changes in Government Contracting
Kareen Dougherty, SD PTAC
Changes within government contracting are inevitable. Learn about the migration of SAM.gov to beta.SAM.gov, and other changes that may affect how your business works with the Federal Government. This webinar will discuss things you need to do to stay up-to-date and contract ready!
February 4th – Legislative Update – Legal Changes Effecting Government Contracting
Tim Connelly, Law Office of Tim Connelly PLLC
Government contracting laws and regulations often do not follow commercial contracting rules and are constantly changing. This class will focus on contract interpretation developments, recent fraud enforcement cases, and new court decisions and regulations impacting how small business government contractors bid on and perform contracts with government agencies.
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!
- How to Win More Federal Contracts with Competitive Pricing - Nov 21 @ 12pm CST
- 2019 Federal Contracting Year End Review - Dec 5 @ 12pm CST
SBA 7(j) CYBERSECURITY TRAINING
Take advantage of this free interactive web-based training opportunity. Participants will learn critical cybersecurity concepts and approaches to protecting their resources and intellectual property as well as mandatory federal contracting requirements for prime and subcontractors.
Courses assist 7(j) government contractors understand DFARS 252.204-7012 (Jan 2019) and NIST 800-171 requirements. Individual course enrollment instructions with screenshots provided after participants set-up their User ID/Password and register their 7(j) Eligibility information in the LMS.
See flyer for registration details and schedule.
SAVE THE DATE - 8th Annual Procurement Fair
Mark your calendar and plan to atten the Procurement Fair 2020. Our eigth annual event will be held March 25, at the State Capital in Bismarck. See the flyer for more information and get registered now!
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.