Assisted NC businesses in winning 4,166 contracts minimum value of $16.26 billion
Support Provided by Fayetteville Technical Community College

2022 Virtual Defense Contractor Academy

The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.

“The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in North Carolina,” – Scott Dorney, Executive Director of the NCMBC.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Defense Contractor Academy will be held in a virtual platform during the months of April and May 2022.

Cost. $40 per person, to participate in the entire series of twelve (12) instructional sessions and a mailed certificate of completion.

Platform. The NCMBC will host these webinars in an online platform with Zoom for Government.  Information will be provided prior to each training session by email.

Program.

DATE/TIMESESSIONINSTRUCTOR
April 26 from
1000-1215
Session 1: Government Contract Opportunities & Contractor ResponsesJoe Tew & Sue Kranes, North Carolina Military Business Center; Joe Angell, Wiley Wilson
April 27 from
1000-1130
Session 2: Leveraging Non-Competitive and Limited Competition Acquisitions and Sources of SupplyDenny Lewis, North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH); Richard Oliver, Industries of the Blind; Janice Ziegler, General Services Administration; Sue Kranes & Donna Warren, North Carolina Military Business Center
April 28 from
1000-1100
Session 3: Critical Data for Success as a Defense ContractorMike Mullins, North Carolina Defense Industry Diversification Initiative; Joe Tew, North Carolina Military Business Center
April 28 from
1100-1200
Session 4: Technology Research and ToolsJoe Tew & Tim Malone, North Carolina Military Business Center
May 3 from
1000-1130
Session 5: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification and Defense Contractor RequirementsLaura Rodgers, North Carolina Military Business Center
May 4 from
1000-1130
Session 6: Effectively Presenting Your Business to the Government, Military & Prime Contractors Paulanne Page & Fran Perez-Wilhite, North Carolina Military Business Center
May 10 from
1000-1200
Session 7: Cost Estimating & Developing Pricing ProposalsChris Twiner, TBA
May 11 from
1000-1200
Session 8: Financing Government ContractsBarry Yelton & Mary Clair Hashagen, Yelton Capital Network
May 12 from
1000-1200
Session 9: Cost Accounting Standards & Contract AuditsLaura Davis, Premier Consulting & Integration (PCI)
May 17 from
1000-1200
Session 10: Debriefings, Protests & Contract Administration IssuesDavid Hayden & Jackson Moore, Smith Anderson Law Firm
May 18 from
1000-1200
Session 11: HR Considerations and Labor Laws Related to Executing Federal ContractsSarah Carpenter & Alex Gorelik, Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP
May 19 from
1000-1200
Session 12: Teaming Arrangements, Joint Ventures, Mentor-Protégé Programs and Limitations on SubcontractingJenna Borders & Sophia Blair, Wyrick Robbins Law

Refunds. If the need to cancel occurs, please notify NCMBC in writing to courtney@ncmbc.us 30 days prior to the event for a full refund. Refunds will not be provided to those who cancel 30 days from the event. Refunds will not be provided for “No Shows” the day of the event.

NCMBC Key Information

  • NCMBC-assisted firms won 4,050 contracts – minimum value at $15.77 billion – from the NCMBC’s opening in 2005 through August 2021
  • FY2020: Federal agencies awarded $9.5 billion in prime contracts to companies in 97 of 100 North Carolina counties
  • FY2020: Department of Defense awarded $6.1 billion in prime contracts to companies in 83 of 100 North Carolina counties
  • NCMBC’s return on State investment: 33:1

CONTACT US

FACT SHEET

ORGANIZATIONAL CHART

FY20 NC FEDERAL AND DOD COUNTY TOTALS

2021 MISSION REPORT

FY20 FEDERAL SPENDING HEAT MAP

NORTH CAROLINA: YOUR MISSION IS OUR MISSION, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

MAILING ADDRESS:
North Carolina Military Business Center
PO Box 1748
Fayetteville, NC 28303





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