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    • 31 Mar 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Webinar Only

    WEEK – 9: PROPOSAL: Developing the Technical Proposal

    Come join us weekly as we train and prepare you to capture government contracts.

    These sessions are designed to prepare those enrolled in the Certified Capture Manager (CCM) Program to pass the CCM Exam and to become certified professionals.

    Also, these classes are open to all GCA members, partner members and the public. You're welcome to attend and audit the classes with the CCM students.

    Join the official CCM program when you're ready to receive all the course material and software. 

    Learn more or enroll: www.capturemanagement.org  

    We cover a new topic each session. We will guide you through our 12 Steps to Winning Government Contracts.

    Lesson 15: Proposal Writing – Part II: Developing the Technical Proposal

    ·       Guidance: Section L & M and SOW

    ·       Developing the Price/Cost Proposal

    ·       Contract Cost Principles & Procedures FAR Part 31

    ·       Preparing the Response

    ·       Proposal Resources

    ·       Requirement Matrix

    ·       Proposal Templates

    ·       Filing Protests (engage KO, SBA, Ombudsman, GAO, OMB)

    ·       Asking for Debriefs – Guaranteed Appointment with Government Buyers

    ·       Homework Assignment: 

    ·       Create a proposal outline for chosen project

    ·       Establish pricing model (benchmark www.gsaadvantage.gov

    Lesson 16: Review Summary of Lessons 13-15

    ·       Learning to source the right opportunities

    ·       Understanding the Proposal Regulations

    ·       Developing the Technical Proposal


    Every Tuesday evening from 6pm to 8pm (Office Hour starts at 8pm)

    There will be NO classes during the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

    Join us online 

    REGISTER FOR CLASSES: www.GovAssociation.org/events
    • 01 Apr 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online webinar

    WEEKLY WEDNESDAY WEBINARS presents: "Navigating the Government Market During the Coronavirus Pandemic"

    We are living in a new reality from the impact of the coronavirus. As a business owner and as a government contractor you have questions and you need answers. You need to find ways to help you navigate the government market in this brave new world.  As such, for the foreseeable future, on each Wednesday at 12 noon Eastern Time, GCA will be hosting Wednesday Webinars related to the coronavirus.

    We’ll bring in guest panelists, such as, contracting officers, program managers, other business owners, professional experts and other vital people. We’ll have open dialogues about how to navigate your business in the government market in the world of coronavirus.

    Your host will be Guy Burns.

    What:               Navigating the Government Market During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Where:             Online Webinar

    • 17 Apr 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway Suite 120 Atlanta, GA 30341
    Registration is closed

    Certifications are powerful tools.

    The right certifications can position your business for set aside contracts and, more importantly, sole source contracts. But certifications are NOT a "One Size Fits All" thing. Join us for our Certification Bootcamp and learn all about these powerful business tools.

    This is an INTERACTIVE bootcamp. I assign pre-work and If you come prepared, then you will end the day with one certification in process! No other certification course helps you get your certifications in process IN ONE DAY!

    Register today and gain your "Certified" Business Advantage.

    Title: Certification Bootcamp
    When: Friday; April 17, 2020
    Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Cost: GCA Member $499 - All others $999 

    Who Should Attend?

    • Small business owners
    • Federal contractors
    • Woman owned businesses
    • Veteran owned businesses
    • Minority owned businesses
    • Any business interested in getting in obtaining certifications for their business

    What You Will Experience

    • Learn which certification is right for your business
    • Learn the requirements for Corporate, Federal and State/Local certifications
    • Get detailed checklists for the various certifications
    • Learn the step by step guide to certification preparation
    • Avoid the common pitfalls with various certification processes
    • and much more

    Important Prerequisites 

    Please be sure you have done each of the following BEFORE attending class.

    1. Read Myra's eBook The "Certified" Business Advantage: The Edge You Need When Selling B2B or B2G (email Myra@govcontractors.org to request a copy)
    2. Request one certification checklist from Myra (email her to discuss which is best)
    3. Completed SAM Registration with Cage Code assigned

    You will be turned away if you have not completed EACH of these prior to attending class.

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