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Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization

 

Learning Sessions

Learning Sessions

Learning sessions are designed to provide Veteran-owned, and other small businesses, with the necessary information, resources, and tools to build and grow their business.

Learning Sessions

These webinars provide your small business with the guidance and tools necessary to become procurement ready and to do business with the federal government. Select a Learning Session below to get started.

responding to a sources sought notice Responding to a Sources Sought Notice and Request for Informationaccess_time15:58

Learn the differences between a Sources Sought Notice (SSN) and a Request for Information (RFI) and the benefits and advantages that you receive from responding.

Presented by Elizabeth Harrington

submitting for verification Submitting for Verificationaccess_time26:27

Learn about the two step process for submitting required business documents; how to submit a change to information regarding your firms status.

Presented by Ozell Johnson

doing business with VA Doing Business With VAaccess_time18:41

Dive into a background on the various VA facilities and organizations. Learn more about these offices, what they buy, what the VA buys, and how they buy it.

Presented by Robert Overbey

advanced team strategies to accelerate small business Advanced Team Strategies to Accelerate Small Businessaccess_time54:38

This session accelerates your teaming strategies by three to five years, providing basic to advanced real-world techniques to differentiate and build competitive advantage with small and large businesses.

Presented by Josh Frank

making the leap from subcontracting to prime Making the Leap from Subcontracting to Primeaccess_time44:33

This session focuses on the business development and marketing strategies required to position a company as a prime well before the RFP is released.

Presented by Gloria Larkin

financial literacy Financial Literacyaccess_time46:33

Are you interested in learning how to secure SBA Backed Loans, and how to progress your business through the various stages of financial growth?

Presented by Roderick L. Johnson

doing business with GSA Doing Business with GSAaccess_time42:06

This course provides an overview of Doing Business with GSA to include both Business Lines of GSA: Public Building Services and Federal Acquisition Service.

Presented by Chasity Ash

how to obtain a NAC-FSS contract How to Obtain a NAC-FSS Contractaccess_time40:36

This course will provide an overview of the National Acquisition Center (NAC)-Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) program

Presented by Lydia McKay & Micole Stephens

how to produce a compliant NAC-FSS How to Produce a Compliant NAC-FSSaccess_time43:01

How to Obtain a National Acquisition Center (NAC)-Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Contract” course by delving deeper into the solicitation documents.

Presented by Lydia McKay

mitigating risk for the small business Mitigating Risk for the Small Businessaccess_time19:52

You will understand how showcasing your small businesses capabilities can help mitigate not only your risk, but the risk to the buyer.

Presented by Tracy Berryhill

procurement readiness Procurement Readiness Overviewaccess_time43:01

Join us as we identify the fundamentals of procurement readiness, identify contracting strategies and outreach support, and become verified to compete for VA set-aside opportunities.

Presented by Delano McVay

capabilities statement Capabilities Statementaccess_time39:26

Your capabilities statement is your company’s resume. It is often the first contact you will have with Procurement Decision Makers (PDM).

Presented by Tarek Maaraba

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    Washington, DC 20420

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    Email: vip@va.gov
    Hours: 8 a.m.–6 p.m. (Eastern)
For advice on potential procurement opportunities in your area, contact your local
VA Small Business Liaison