Technical Training Classroom


This program has been temporarily suspended.

It will resume when Governor Hogan removes the
current state of emergency.



The Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs is pleased to host the 2020 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) at the Governor's Coordinating Offices. Parking and WiFi access are included. 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.
      

    Topics are subject to change.
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     ​2020 Class Schedule

    January 28, 2020
    • 10 am - Prime Contracting in the Small Business Reserve (SBR) Program
    • 2 pm - MBE Rights & Responsibilities

    February 25, 2019
    • 10 am - State Procurement 101
    • 2 pm - Perfecting Your Capability Statement

    March 24, 2019
    • 10 am - Financial Management Techniques
    • 2 pm - Evaluating Contract Costs in the Government Sector
     
    April 28, 2020
    • 10 am - Federal Contracting 101​
    • 2 pm - State Procurement 101

    May 26, 2020
    • 10 am - Proposal Writing Basics
    • 2 pm - Why They Buy: Uncovering Buying Behaviors

    June 23, 2020
    • 10 am - Cash Flow Management Techniques
    • 2 pm - Navigating eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA)

    July 28, 2020​
    • 10 am - How to Win More State Contracts
    • 2 pm - Build Profitability & Stability in the State Contracting Arena

    August 25, 020
    • 10 am -  Perfecting Your Capability Statement
    • 2 pm - Prime Contracting in the Small Business Reserve (SBR) Program

    September 22, 2020

    • 10 am - State Procurement 101​
    • 2 pm - Federal Contracting 101

    October 27, 2020

    • 10 am - Proposal Writing Basics
    • 2 pm - Price Analysis in Government Contracting​​

    November 24, 2020

    • 10 am - Navigating eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA)
    • 2 pm - MBE Rights & Responsibilities