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

To Register: Please visit utsa.ecenterdirect.com  Login before you click “Sign Up”.

If you have questions or need additional assistance please email us at ptac@utsa.edu 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.

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

PARKING INFORMATION
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.

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October – December 2017

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

Employer Services

HR Series Pt. 3: Employee Handbook Clinic
Fee $30 | DB 3.202
Oct 31 9 AM – 4 PM

Contracting

Introduction to General Service Administration (GSA)
Fee $30 | DB 3.202
Nov 14 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

The GSA schedule contract is one of the contracting vehicle used by the federal government.
– GSA Contracts help companies sell to government buyers. This is an introductory class to the GSA schedule. You received information on the GSA Assessment and find out if this is a great opportunity for your business to conduct business with the federal government.

Attendees will:
– Become familiar with the unique features of a GSA Schedule, learn what every business should know and understand some of the basic qualifications to obtaining a GSA Schedule.
– Review the new GSA toolbox on the Vendor Support Center to assist business owners prepare their schedule and prepare better quality offers.

Pre-requisite: You must be a current business owner (GSA is not for start-ups).

Come get your questions answered and learn the details and the application process. PTAC Advisors are available to assist with the application process at no charge.

Building a Proposal and Submitting an Offer
Fee $30 | DB 3.202
Oct 26 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

If you are unsure of the federal terminology, tired of paying consultants with no results, or just not clear on where to start with responding to a proposal you need to plan to attend this training.

Come get your questions answered and learn the details of the process. PTAC Advisors are available to assist with submitting a proposal process at no charge.

 

SBA Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) / Economic Disadvantage Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB)
No Fee | DB 3.202
Nov 1 10 AM – 12 PM (This is a no cost training offered by the SBA)

Qualifying businesses can become WOSB and or EDWOSB certified, making them eligible for contracting set asides of five percent of the federal budget.Come find out the applciaiton process, what NAICS Codes qualify, ask questions directly to the certifying federal agency, the Small Business Administration (SBA), and network with other small business owners. The PTAC Advisors are available to assist you with the entire application process at no charge.

Come get your questions answered and learn the details and the application process. PTAC Advisors are available to assist with the application process at no charge.

GSA:  Selling to the Federal Government
Fee $30 | DB 3.202
Nov 9 9 AM – 12 PM

You have the GSA schedule now what? Come discover some marketing and planning strategies from the GSA source on how to increase your sales using your GSA schedule. There are some federal agencies that purchase solely form the the GSA find out who they are and how to connect with them. This class is only for those businesses already on a GSA schedule.

SBA 8a Business Development Program
No Fee | DB 3.202
Nov 8 10 AM – 12 PM (This is a no cost training offered by the SBA)

This small business development program enables minority owned businesses to obtain business support from the SBA. Under the 8a program, small businesses can be introduced by the SBA to contract directly with federal agencies that are in need of qualified 8a contractors in order to meet their congressional budgetary guidelines for spending.

Benefits of the Program:

• Participants can receive sole-source contracts
• Access to competitive set-aside contracts
• Severely limit your potential competition
• Easier process for federal prospects to buy from small business owners
• Faster contract award process
• Mentor-Protégé program

Come get your questions answered and learn the details and the application process. PTAC Advisors are available to assist with the application process at no charge.

 

Understand Government Contracting 101
Fee $30 | DB 3.202
Nov 29 10 AM – 12 PM

This is a basic level or introductory course to understanding Government Contracting. This course will provide some basic information on regulations, laws, terminology, classifications, certifications/ registrations needed to conduct business with the federal government. Finally we briefly discuss basic marketing strategies and benefits to business owners. No pre-requisite required for this course and all levels of business owners are encouraged to attend.

Come get your questions answered and learn the details and the certifications process. PTAC Advisors are available to assist with the application process at no charge.

SBA All Small Mentor(ASM) Protégé
No Fee | DB 3.202
Dec 13 10 AM – 12 PM

This is an all small Mentor-Protégé program for every small business owners. This may be ideal for any small business. Come find out the details of the process and how your small business can benefit in using this program to increase your business opportunities to bid on and win federal contracts. A SBA representative will lead this class and address any of your questions.