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SBA - Federal Contracting and 8a Certification

Class Registration Details:
Location: Main Campus, Fort Pierce, 3209 Virginia Avenue, Bldg. Y, Room 108, Fort Pierce, FL 34981
Dates:July 30, 2019
Times:1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Cost: FREE
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Course Description:

Federal Contracting and 8a Certification   

How do I get started with Government Contracting? Is this right for me and my business? Whatisthedifferencebetweencommercialcontractingand governmentcontracting?How are “set-aside” contracts and goals determined? Inthis course,participantswilllearnthebasic insand outsabouthow the governmentbuys goods and services.

Learn how SBA's 8(a) Business Development Program helps small, disadvantaged businesses compete in the marketplace. This class focuses on the benefits of this program. It also covers the eligibility requirements necessary to participate.

• The 8(a) Business Development Program is a business assistance program for small disadvantaged businesses. The 8(a) Program offers a broad scope of assistance to firms that are owned and controlled at least 51% by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.
• There are substantial benefits of partaking in the program, such as the consideration and preference for government procurement.

Sponsored by the Small Business Development Center at Indian River State College

Target Audience:
Contractors and Business Owners

Course Details:
  • Course Type: Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
  • Length: Minimum of 1.50 hours
  • Series is co-sponsored by the Small Business Development Center @ IRSC.
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

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