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You are not required to be a current client of UTSA PTAC to participate or register for training.

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If you have questions or need additional assistance please email us at or contact a PTAC representative by calling 210.458.2458.  Registration fees are applicable to many but NOT ALL of our training workshops and prepayment is strongly recommended as seating is limited.  Classes are typically a few hours long – an easy time investment for any entrepreneur.

UTSA Downtown Campus
501 W. César E. Chávez Blvd. San Antonio, TX 78207
Durango Building: 3.202

Visitor Parking is available in the UTSA garage on the roof level on Pecos/ La Trainidad. The garage entrance will be immediately after Nueva Street. 
Parking cost is approximately $2 per hour.


February – March 2018

(The opportunity for Networking is planned at all PTAC trainings sessions so bring your business cards.)




HR Red Flag

Feb 15        1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Fee $30 | DB 3.202
This session is an opportunity to present general information about key trends in HR and red flags for concerns in the area of employment. The format is designed to offer an opportunity to explore issues of particular concern to employers.




Lowest Price Technical Assistance (LPTA) vs Trade-Off Source Selections

Feb 21        1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Fee $30 | DB 3.202
To provide clarification between LPTA and Trade Off, and the benefits of either. Content: Part I: Definitions of LPTA and Tradeoffs, Government Determination of “Best Value” & Determination Process Part II: Non-Price Factors & Price Factors including Source Selection Determination Methods Part III: Step by Step LPTA and Trade Off process including FAR Regulation Requirements, Competitive Ranges, Oral Presentations, Discussions during Contract Evaluation Process, Statement of Work (SOWs), Master Service Agreements (MSAs) Part IV: LPTA and Tradeoff industry scenarios, competitive business portfolios, government contracting strategies to leverage their company to “win” proposals! Walk-ins are welcome by will have to pay at the door

SBA Woman Owned Small Business Program (WOSB)

Feb 28         10 AM – 12 PM
No Fee | DB 3.202
All small businesses that are interested in submitting an offer on a solicitation that has been set aside for WOSBs under the WOSB Program must complete this certification prior to submitting the offer. This includes checking all of the boxes and having an authorized officer of the WOSB sign and date the certification.

The Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract Program allows set-asides for WOSBs in industries where firms are underrepresented. WOSBs must be at least 51% owned and controlled by women.

Marketing your GSA Schedule

Mar 7          9 AM – 12 PM
Fee $30 | DB 3.202
Marketing GSA Schedules through GSA E-Library, GSA Advantage, GSA Pricing List & Marketing information on SBA’s DSBS & Capability Statement. Marketing by GSA E-Buy, Marketing Research, Assessing Competition, Marketing Action Plan, Strategic Marketing: Marketing GSA, Marketing Set-Asides & 8(a) Marketing Using Forecasts & Congressional.

Government Contracting 101 for Veterans

Mar 8          9 AM – 12 PM
No Fee | DB 3.202

This training will provide general information necessary for Veteran owned small business owners to do business with the federal government and U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA).

SBA Small Mentor Protégé

Mar 28        10 AM – 12 PM
No Fee | DB 3.202
The purpose of the new SBA All Small Mentor Protégé Program is to develop strong protégé firms through mentor-provided business development assistance, and to help protégés successfully compete for government contracts. Mentor-provided assistance can be sought for any, or all of the following activities: • Management and Technical Assistance • Financial Assistance • Contracting Assistance • Trade Education • Business Development Assistance • General and/or Administration Assistance