Registration is open for the following 2 sessions on Tuesday, May 28th:

Federal Contracting 101
10 am 

Negotiation Strategies & Closing Techniques
2 pm 


Technical Training Classroom

The Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs is pleased to host the 2019 Technical Training Classroom. This series of FREE classes covers a broad range of topics designed to help small, minority, women, and veteran business owners improve managerial efficiency and gain an insightful understanding of the government contracting arena. 
 
Maryland is OPEN for Business, and we're excited to offer the Technical Training Classroom in collaboration with business resource organizations, small business entrepreneurs, and state agency partners.
 
We conduct a morning and afternoon session on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except December), and offer free onsite parking and Wifi access. Seating is limited, and advance registration is required for all classes.
  

All classes are held at:
  The Governor's Coordinating Offices
1st Floor Conference Room B
 100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD 21032
Identification is required upon entry to the building.
  

UPCOMING SESSIONS (Registration open 3 weeks in advance):

May 28, 2019
  • 10 am - Building Financial Capacity
  • 2 pm - Write Emails That Get Read & Get Results

July 23, 2019

  • 10 am - Contract Cost & Price Analysis
  • 2 pm - State Procurement​ 101​

August 27, 2019

  • 10 am - Conducting Free Marketing Research with Census Business Builder
  • 2 pm - MBE Rights & Responsibilities

September 24, 2019

  • 10 am - Small Business Emergency Preparedness
  • 2 pm - Negotiation Strategies & Closing Techniques

October 22, 2019

  • 10 am - Small Business Marketing Techniques
  • 2 pm - Understanding Prevailing & Living Wage Laws

November 26, 2019

  • 10 am - Proposal Writing Basics 
  • 2 pm - Federal Contracting 101

Topics are subject to change.
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PAST 2019 SESSIONS:

January 22, 2019​

  • 10 am - Navigating eMaryland Marketplace
  • 2 pm - State Procurement 101​

 February 26, 2019
  • 10 am - Proposal Writing Basics​
  • 2 pm - MBE Rights & Responsibilities

March 26, 2019
  • 10 am - State Procurement 101
  • 2 pm - Contract Cost & Price Analysis
 
 April 23, 2019
  • 10 am - Understanding Prevailing & Living Wage Laws​
  • 2 pm - Cash Flow Management