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Contract Ready Series Part II: Proposal Writing

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Contract Ready Series

Parts I – V

Dates & Times: 2022

Part I: Tuesday, August 2nd – 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Part II: Tuesday, August 2nd – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Part III: Tuesday, August 9th – 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Part IV: Tuesday, August 9th – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Part V: Tuesday, August 23rd – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


No Charge

Location: Webinar

Zoom webinar information will be sent out

the day before each event.

You MUST register for each Part individually

(links available below)

Part I: Understanding Solicitations –  https://nmsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/13514

Topics Include:

·        A comprehensive look at the components of a solicitation

·        Learn a process for solicitation review

·        Learning how to decipher evaluation criteria to make a smart “bid” or “no bid” decision.

Part II: Proposal Writing – https://nmsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/13515

Topics Include:

·        Deciphering proposal instructions

·        The method and process for Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

·        Types of proposal content required

·        Common Proposal Mistakes

·        Understanding the big picture of procurement processes

Part III: Labor Law Compliance – https://nmsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/13516

Topics Include:

·        An overview of US Labor Laws

·        Understanding compliance to Federal Contracting specific laws: Service Contract Act, David Bacon, Walsh Healy, and various Executive Orders

Part IV: Estimating & Pricing – https://nmsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/13517

Topics Include:

·        Learn why having a budget (for start-ups) or good financial statements (for existing firms) is the key to good pricing

·        Element by element, learn how to “build” a bill rate

·        Be able to build a basic cost proposal

·        Get familiar with common pricing problems and learn how to avoid them

Part V:  Contract Administration – https://nmsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/13518

Topic includes

·        Learn about the structure of the Federal Acquisition Regulations – so you can find what you need quickly.

·        Learn about key elements of contract compliance and best practices for ensuring compliance

·        Understand some common contract administration problems and how to avoid them.

ptac@sfcc.edu or 505-224-5965 for more information

The New Mexico Procurement Technical Assistance Center (NMPTAC) is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.

The NMPTAC is also funded by the State of New Mexico.