What does the Department of State buy? Who are the people in the State Department as well as its bureaus and missions? What opportunities can you procure? These are just a few of the questions Anna Urman, Senior Procurement Analyst at the U.S. Department of State Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, will answer. This course will help you understand the contracting process, opportunities, requirements, and market research practices to capture business at the U.S. Department of State.
You will also learn about:
- the importance of responding to market research (RFI/SSN)
- small business goals and socioeconomic “order of preference”
- resources and best practices for small business research and outreach
Target Audience: Small business owners, Business Development professionals