Government Contracting Assistance Events

GCAP provides a wide range of assistance to businesses not only through one-on-one counseling sessions, but webinars, classes, seminars and events as well. Take a look at the following list of upcoming government procurement / contracting events and webinars.

Upcoming Events

SBA’s Contractor Teaming Webinar
12/06/2021 (1:00 PM – 3:00 PM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

During this class, learn about the various types of teaming arrangements available to improve a small business’ ability to compete for federal contracts. Event brought to you by the U.S. Small Business Administration through Stover & Associates, Inc.

Objectives:

What FAR Says About Teaming Arrangements
Benefits of Teaming for Contract Work
Prime/Sub Teams and Small Business Joint Ventures
Long and Short Term Teaming – Formal Programs
Teaming in Multiple Award Environment
GSA Contractor Teaming
Subcontracting Guidelines
Leveraging your Subcontractor’s Capabilities
Documenting the Subcontractor Relationship
How to Find Qualified Subcontractors

FREE for all 7(j) eligible small businesses (are certified 8(a) participants; have a HUBZone certified small business; have an economically disadvantaged women-owned
small business; have a small business located in areas of high unemployment or low income; have a small business owned by low income individuals).

SBA’s Federal Acquisitions Regulation Primer (FAR) Webinar
12/07/2021 (1:00 PM – 5:00 PM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

The FAR is thousands of pages long. How do I ever find anything in it? What does a small business contractor really need to know? Take this class to make sense of this document. Event brought to you by the U.S. Small Business Administration through Stover & Associates, Inc.

Objectives:

General FAR
Acquisition Planning
Contracting Methods and Types
Socioeconomic Programs
General Contracting Requirements
Contract Management

FREE for all 7(j) eligible small businesses (are certified 8(a) participants; have a HUBZone certified small business; have an economically disadvantaged women-owned
small business; have a small business located in areas of high unemployment or low income; have a small business owned by low income individuals).

SBA’s Managing & Administrating Government Contracts Webinar
12/08/2021 (1:00 PM – 4:00 PM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

This class will introduce you to important topics that occur once a contract has been awarded. You will learn what it takes to support the Contracting Officer’s determination of responsibility, award, execution and contract completion. Event brought to you by the U.S. Small Business Administration through Stover & Associates, Inc.

Objectives:

Contract Award
Protest of Award
Post Award Conference
Class Exercise 1
Payment Considerations
Contract Changes/Modifications
Contract Terminations
Disputes and Claims
Class Exercise 2
Lessons Learned

FREE for all 7(j) eligible small businesses (are certified 8(a) participants; have a HUBZone certified small business; have an economically disadvantaged women-owned
small business; have a small business located in areas of high unemployment or low income; have a small business owned by low income individuals).

SBA’s Facilities Clearances Webinar
12/13/2021 (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

This course is designed to familiarize participants with the process for obtaining and maintaining a Facilities Clearance. Event brought to you by the U.S. Small Business Administration through Stover & Associates, Inc.

Objectives:

Describe when a contractor can obtain a facilities clearance and who can apply for one
Explain the process that must be adhered to when applying for a facilities clearance
Explain the requirements for maintaining a facilities clearance

FREE for all 7(j) eligible small businesses (are certified 8(a) participants; have a HUBZone certified small business; have an economically disadvantaged women-owned
small business; have a small business located in areas of high unemployment or low income; have a small business owned by low income individuals).

SBA’s Audits & Accounting Systems Webinar
12/14/2021 (1:00 PM – 4:00 PM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

Learn how the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) defines a compliant accounting system and how that differs from a commercial accounting system. Event brought to you by the U.S. Small Business Administration through Stover & Associates, Inc.

Learn about the various types of audits a government contractor may be affected by and how to modify your accounting system to ensure compliance.

Part 1 – Compliant Accounting Systems/Processes
Part 2 – Surviving DCAA and other audits
Part 3 – Modifying Accounting Systems
Part 4 – Management Considerations

FREE for all 7(j) eligible small businesses (are certified 8(a) participants; have a HUBZone certified small business; have an economically disadvantaged women-owned
small business; have a small business located in areas of high unemployment or low income; have a small business owned by low income individuals).

SBA’s How to Qualify for the GSA Schedule Webinar
12/15/2021 (1:00 PM – 3:00 PM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

This course will explore the various types of government contracts. Agencies throughout the federal government create multiple types of contract awards to give added efficiency and timeliness to the procurement process. Event brought to you by the U.S. Small Business Administration through Stover & Associates, Inc.

Objectives:
What are the Contract Types?
Factors affecting the type of contract selected
Types of Contracts
The fixed-price contract family
The cost reimbursement contract family
Incentive-type contracts
Additional contract types and agreements- IDIQ; GSA; Set Aside
Flexibilities and innovations
How to Find Contracts
Final Thoughts

FREE for all 7(j) eligible small businesses (are certified 8(a) participants; have a HUBZone certified small business; have an economically disadvantaged women-owned
small business; have a small business located in areas of high unemployment or low income; have a small business owned by low income individuals).

Let’s Build Together Subcontractor Event (Session #5)
12/16/2021 (3:00 PM – 4:30 PM)
K.E White Graduate Center
1704 Weeksville Road, Elizabeth City, NC, 27909
$Free/attendee | Register »

The Sentara Albemarle Medical Campus will open on a 135-acre plot near Halstead Blvd Extended and Thunder Road in Elizabeth City in 2024.

Small businesses will have an opportunity to get involved with the project as subcontractors. All new subcontractors and vendors for the project must be pre-qualified with the project’s contractor, Whiting-Turner.

Attendees at this in-person event will hear about the following topics related to invoicing from Whiting-Turner.

  • Invoice requirements
  • Change orders

In addition, the SBTDC will provide information about one-on-one counseling services available, including assistance with Capability Statements, NAICS Codes, DUNS Numbers, SAM Registration, and COVID-19 funding and support.

Let’s Build Together Subcontractor Event (Session #6)
01/27/2022 (3:00 PM – 4:30 PM)
K.E White Graduate Center
1704 Weeksville Road, Elizabeth City, NC, 27909
$Free/attendee | Register »

The Sentara Albemarle Medical Campus will open on a 135-acre plot near Halstead Blvd Extended and Thunder Road in Elizabeth City in 2024.

Small businesses will have an opportunity to get involved with the project as subcontractors. All new subcontractors and vendors for the project must be pre-qualified with the project’s contractor, Whiting-Turner.

Attendees at this in-person event will hear about the following topics related to project closeout from Whiting-Turner.

  • Warranties
  • Liens
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Facilities expectations

In addition, the SBTDC will provide information about one-on-one counseling services available, including assistance with Capability Statements and Final Proposals.

Let’s Build Together Subcontractor Event (Session #7)
02/24/2022 (3:00 PM – 4:30 PM)
K.E White Graduate Center
1704 Weeksville Road, Elizabeth City, NC, 27909
$Free/attendee | Register »

The Sentara Albemarle Medical Campus will open on a 135-acre plot near Halstead Blvd Extended and Thunder Road in Elizabeth City in 2024.

Small businesses will have an opportunity to get involved with the project as subcontractors. All new subcontractors and vendors for the project must be pre-qualified with the project’s contractor, Whiting-Turner.

Attendees at this in-person event will hear about the following topics related to project closeout from Whiting-Turner.

  • HUB Certification process
  • Project closeout

In addition, the SBTDC will provide information about one-on-one counseling services available, including assistance with Capability Statements and final pre-qualification review, questions, and submission.

On-Demand Training

Our on demand training offerings are available 24/7 and are accessible for up to one year after you register.

Navigating Federal Contracts

Navigating State Contracts

Preparing an Effective Capability Statement