Events/Webinars

  Being Competitive, an Introduction to Organized Contracting.

Guest Speaker: Dr. James N. Phillips Jr. (The Contracting Guy)

May 27, 10am – 11:30am

Description: In the Introduction to Organized Contracting, the objective is Being Competitive. Being Competitive is more that the best price or the best value, it starts with paying attention.  Organized contracting is defined as contracting performed in a predefined structure and format, whose professionals follow a defined form and format.  It is not limited to US Federal Government contracting, but any contracting performed by state, local, and public education (SLED) system.  

Research has shown that early elimination of businesses from competition is due to not paying attention to the solicitation requirements, all of the requirements.  Solicitation requirements are not just the goods or services being offered, it is also the manner in which a bid or proposal is submitted.  This introduction will shed light on these deficiencies and present strategies on how to overcome them. 

Who Should Attend: New and start up small businesses seeking to gain an edge in competitive contracting.  Also small businesses who what to improve their competitive edge.

Research has shown that early elimination of businesses from competition is due to not paying attention to the solicitation requirements, all of the requirements.  Solicitation requirements are not just the goods or services being offered, it is also the manner in which a bid or proposal is submitted.  This introduction will shed light on these deficiencies and present strategies on how to overcome them. 

Who Should Attend: New and start up small businesses seeking to gain an edge in competitive contracting.  Also, small businesses who what to improve their competitive edge.

Registration is Required: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3221831167019773197

Veterans Franchise Webinar: Is A Franchise Right For You?

The Veteran Business Outreach Center has partnered with FranBiz Consultants to provide a webinar that will provide insight on the benefits of franchise business ownership.

April 29th, 2021 11am -12pm eastern time.

Veterans that start a franchise are twice as likely to succeed vs. non-veteran franchise owners. The skill sets that the military provided are strongly aligned with many of the characteristics to become a successful franchise business owner.

Capricia Turner has been in the military for 20+ years, she is a successful franchise owner, and a franchise consultant.  Jim Gleason has been a business owner for over 25 years and a franchise consultant for 13+ years.  Join Capricia and Jim, of FranBiz Consultants, for a veteran’s focused franchise webinar on April 29, at 11:00 AM Eastern.  In their military careers veterans use systems and processes (their training) to deal with any situations that may arise.  Franchisors provide its franchisees (franchise owners) with systems and processes to be successful in delivering the product or service to the franchise markets.  Hear from Capricia how her military training has helped her be a successful franchise business owner.  Join Capricia and Jim on this informative webinar to learn about franchise businesses, why franchises work, the truths and misperceptions about franchises, and why veterans are a good fit.1. Click to start and join at the specified time and date:
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