• How SBA Can Help Achieve Your Contracting Goals

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, SBA When you think of the Small Business Administration (the SBA), you probably think of business loans. But there are also other things the SBA can do to help your business before and after you start—from training on effective day-to-day management and/or expansion of your business to obtaining very lucrative federal contracts. Here ...

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  • Federal Certifications Managed by the SBA

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, SBA Every year, the Federal government procures supplies and/or services to the tune of several hundred billion dollars. A whopping twenty-three (23) percent of those procurements are earmarked for smaller businesses. If you own a small business and have the potential to sell your product/service to the Federal government you ought to take ...

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  • Growth Planning for Government Contractors

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Strategic planning is an essential part of any business. This is particularly the case for small businesses targeting government contracting opportunities. A written strategic plan is a great way to sort through and organize the issues and opportunities in your business. Specifically, this class will help government contractors develop a strategic plan that addresses: Process: Focus the Right Resources on ...

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  • Subcontracting & Teaming (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    One of the pathways to success for small businesses pursuing government contracts is to partner with other small or large businesses in order to deliver services to the government. Most commonly, these agreements are in the form of a sub-contract, teaming agreement or joint-venture agreement. There is also the SBA’s “All Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program” which can be a great ...

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  • Winning the Contract: Marketing & Selling to the Government (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Success in government contracting is still rooted in marketing best practices such as research, target markets, target accounts, differentiation, value proposition, and effective pricing strategies. This session will present best practices in marketing and pricing your business including a marketing framework for you to use in your business and a review of the basic pricing considerations. Jenny is also a ...

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  • Joint Ventures 101

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, SBA Most new federal government contractors are seeking new ways to perform larger, more complex and more lucrative requirements, and the use of a joint venture can be the answer. However, pursuing federal government contracts with a joint venture can be tricky and full of risk for the participants of a joint venture. ...

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  • Federal Market Research

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, SBA The US Federal market is unique for many different reasons, one of which being the access to public data. This includes both past and future procurements, listings of acquisition forecasts and more. The data is available to anyone. Research can be conducted in order to put together market analysis reports, competitive analysis ...

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  • 'All Small' Mentor-Protege Program

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, SBA On October 1, 2016, the Small Business Administration (SBA) started the recently expanded Mentor Protégé Program, which was previously only open to 8(a) socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses! Now ALL OTHER SMALL BUSINESSES can participate in the SBA’s Mentor Protégé Program and take full advantage of Joint Venturing and other Business ...

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  • Subcontracting & Teaming (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    One of the pathways to success for small businesses pursuing government contracts is to partner with other small or large businesses in order to deliver services to the government. Most commonly, these agreements are in the form of a sub-contract, teaming agreement or joint-venture agreement. There is also the SBA’s “All Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program” which can be a great ...

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  • Winning the Contract: Marketing & Selling to the Government (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Success in government contracting is still rooted in marketing best practices such as research, target markets, target accounts, differentiation, value proposition, and effective pricing strategies. This session will present best practices in marketing and pricing your business including a marketing framework for you to use in your business and a review of the basic pricing considerations. Jenny is also a ...

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  • Resources for Veterans

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, SBA Attention Veterans! This workshop covers the programs and services the Small Business Administration (SBA) offers to veterans and their spouses to help start and grow a business. Although the SBA is usually associated with loans, this overview will run through the SBA Loan Programs as well as our other programs and services ...

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  • Federal Certifications Managed by the SBA

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, SBA Every year, the Federal government procures supplies and/or services to the tune of several hundred billion dollars. A whopping twenty-three (23) percent of those procurements are earmarked for smaller businesses. If you own a small business and have the potential to sell your product/service to the Federal government you ought to take ...

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