How to Secure Government Contracts

Friday, 8 October 2021 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

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Friday, 8 October 2021 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT



  Join us for a Virtual Webinar! This event is to help you understand and win a government contract. In this course, you will learn the components of government contracts and strategies for making a successful bid.



  Business Professionals and Small Business Owners should take this course to learn how to win a U.S. government contract.



  Welcome and Overview of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)

  9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

  Break: 9:50 AM - 10:00 AM

  Understanding a Solicitation

  10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

  Break: 10:50 AM - 11:00 AM

  Requirements for Bidding on a Contract

  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM



LUNCH - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


  Difference between a Supply Contract and Service Contract + Exploring website

  1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

  Break: 1:50 PM - 2:00 PM

  Importance of Building Relationships & Constructing a Proposal

  2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

  Summary and Wrap-up: 2:50 PM - 3:00 PM





JOHN TAYLOR owns and operates HF3 Consulting, where he manages a mentoring program, business to government relations, proposal writing, and contract management. John is a former contracting officer and chief negotiator with the U.S. Department of Defense. He retired from the Army after three combat tours (Gulf War, Somalia, and Haiti). While serving in the military, he held the position of Logistician and Instructor of logistics and contracting. John Taylor graduated from Savannah State University with a B. A. in Business Administration (Management). He is currently attending Liberty University in pursuit of an M. A. in Leadership. John also holds certificates in contracting, purchasing, and logistics. Mr. Taylor’s military awards range from the Army Service Ribbon to the Bronze Star. John’s primary goal is to “educate vendors in the area of federal government contracting.“




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