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Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization

 

Education and Training

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

VA OSDBU’s educates and trains Veteran-owned and other small businesses on various topics specific to doing business within the federal and commercial marketplaces.

Overview

Learn about doing business with VA and guide your access to resources to discover opportunities for VOSBs.



Framework for Success

VA OSDBU’s Framework for Success compiles processes and knowledge areas into a business model that is a checklist used by VA OSDBU to ensure small businesses are procurement ready; that is, having the ability to meet the requirements necessary to compete for VA and other federal contracting opportunities.

Framework of Success

Awareness

Readiness prerequisites for doing business with VA.

Risk Mitigation

Minimizing business and agency risk.

Access

Market to procurement decision makers (PDMs).

Procurement Mechanisms

Contract vehicles and types.

Performance

How you are doing on fulfilling requirements.

Training Resources (On-Demand Webinars)

The OSDBU Training Resource Library includes links to interactive tools, webinars, videos, best practices and information from VA and other federal agencies.

VA Resources  Other Federal Agency Resources

Vets First Verification Program

The Vets First Verification Program affords VA verified firms the opportunity to compete for VA set asides.

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Doing Business With VA

Learn more about VA Small and Veteran Business Programs. Access information and resources on government procurements, subcontracting, and more.

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Training and Employment

Unique training and employment programs designed to engage and equip our Nation’s Veteran population as they transition to civilian employment.

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  • Mail only:
    810 Vermont Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20420

    OSDBU Call Center:
    1–866–584–2344
    Email: osdbu@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