Course Description

This webinar will focus on helping businesses owners decide if government contracting is for them.

Topics will focus on answering questions like:

  • Are their government contract opportunities available for my business?
  • Should I focus on local, state, or federal government contracts?
  • What do I need to do to successfully compete with other businesses?

Who should attend: Existing businesses that are thinking about doing business with the government but don’t know where to start.

Course Outline

  • Why Government Contracting?
  • Who is the Gov’t?
  • Definition of Small Business in Gov’t
  • What is the Gov’t Looking For?
  • What is the Process?
  • What does my Business Need?
  • So, can my Business do Business with the Gov’t?
  • Useful Links

Learner Outcomes

The learner will be able to walk away from the course knowing in general if their business is prepared to do business with the government. Such as: 

  • Learn the basic requirements that the government looks for in a vendor 
  • Be able to determine if their business is prepared to do business with the government 
  • Obtain useful links that will allow them to look for current opportunities


A Public Service and Outreach Unit of the University of Georgia. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
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