According to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the government spends more than $500 billion a year on products and services. In addition, the government through initiatives such as the Make It In America campaign by NIST is focusing on American Made Products.
As a manufacturer in Georgia, you should be looking at new ways to grow your business. The government market is massive. The dollars are being spent. If you are not already doing business within the government sector, it’s time to take a serious look at this opportunity. Government contracts represent:
- Steady business
- Reliable business
- A client that pays their bills
- Potential for repeat business for years to come
The Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech offers two different professional education courses, designed to allow you to work side-by-side with government contractors and contracting officials to gain valuable insight into the contracting process – insights that allow you to uncover opportunities, compete effectively, and win government contracts. Contracting officers are required to take these courses to maintain their certification. Don’t miss your chance to uncover ways to grow your business, as these are the only courses in the country that allow contracting officials and companies to learn alongside one another.
CON 120: Mission Focused Contracting Two week boot camp designed to teach you the government’s entire acquisition process. You will leave this course prepared to submit bids for government work to make a positive impact on your business growth and bottom line.
CON 260B: The Small Business Programs Three day course designed to focus on the small business manager’s role within the government contracting process. You will leave this course with the knowledge of how the government designates dollars for small business and how you can meet the government’s requirement for subcontracting with Small Business.
Collectively, these courses will help you:
- Discover business growth opportunities for your company in the government sector
- Learn how to develop a bid proposal that will put you ahead of the competition
- Gain insight on ways to get your small business subcontracting plans approved
- Network with and learn alongside government contracting officials to gain a better understanding of the process, roles, and responsibilities of government contracting
- Understand how your company fits in as an important member of the acquisition team
For more information on the Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech, click here.