Registration is now open for the following sessions on Tuesday, October 22nd:

Small Business Marketing Techniques
10 am


Understanding Prevailiing & Living Wage Laws
2 pm
 
 
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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):

October 22, 2019

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

May 28, 2019
  • 10 am - Federal Contracting 101
  • 2 pm - Negotiation Strategies & Closing Techniques​

June 25, 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 - How to Conduct Free Marketing Research
  • 2 pm - MBE Rights & Responsibilities

September 24, 2019

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