Everything You Need to Know About Protests


About this product

Format: On-demand webcast
Duration: Approx. 90 minutes
Instructor: Maria Panichelli
APTAC Certifications: 0.75 ATC
APTAC BOK: C.13 Post Award Administration (Core)


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In today’s extremely competitive federal contracting market, understanding bid protests and the procedures relating to protests can make the difference between getting the contract, or getting left out of the race altogether. These protests require complex legal analyses, under extremely short deadlines. Therefore, a thorough understanding of the protest process, including the legal issues commonly involved in that process, are vital to success.

Was a contract improperly awarded to someone else?

Want to know if there is any way to fight the agency’s decision and get the award after all?

Sign up for this webcast and learn how to use debriefings and protests as an affirmative tool to get the contract you deserve. Maria Panichelli, a federal contracts attorney, will explain the differences between the various types of protests (Bid Protests, Size Protests, and Status Protests) and Size/Eligibility Investigations. Next, she will walk you through the debriefing process, as well as the who, what, when, where, why & how of filing a protest. Maria will also explain the other side of protests, teaching you how to defend against, or even avoid, protests filed by frustrated competitors. Lastly, she will discuss size and status investigations, which address the size and eligibility of Small, 8(a), VO/SDVOSB, ED/WOSB, and HUBZone businesses.

Target Audience: Small businesses pursuing federal market opportunities

4 reviews for Everything You Need to Know About Protests

  1. Marvelous training
    Looking forward to additional training on this subject

    Jan (verified owner)

  2. Excellent webinar. Thorough and easy to understand presentation in laypersons terms and content.

    Doug Bolender

  3. I found the information presented to be very helpful and informative. My only disappointment was the restriction on time that Ms. Panichelli was given. I felt at some point she was forced to rush through the information in Order to get it all in and was unable to go into the topic more fully. But I enjoyed the experience.

    Jay (verified owner)

  4. Very helpful information on Protest. Certainly will help when counseling small business clients on this issue. Thank you Govology!

    Bob (verified owner)

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