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Events

Jean Kristensen Associates LLC regularly works with organizations across the country to hold events focused on giving MWBEs the tools they need to grow their businesses. Here are some of our upcoming events!

NYC Small Business Services

JKA, LLC regularly works with the NYC Department of Small Business Services to hold free events covering important topics that all minority and women small business owners should know to work with government agencies.

 

 

SBS-PTAC: Emergency Contracting with the City of New York

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This webinar will provide a general overview of how New York City Agencies award Emergency Contracts. Participants will gain insight into the process for acquiring and managing Emergency Contracts with the City of New York.

Topics Covered

Defining Emergency Conditions

Strategies for Connecting with Buyers for Emergency Contracts

Pivoting to Meet the Demand for Emergency Products/Services

Overview of Executive Order 59

Risk Mitigation Strategies

 

Who Should Attend?

Small business owners in the Construction Industry

Minority and Women Owned Businesses (M/WBE).

Prime contractors and subcontractors interested in learning more about opportunities for Emergency Contracts.

Compliance & Human Resource Managers

 

 

 

 

 

 

SBS-PTAC: Cost Estimating for construction firms

Wednesday, June 17th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Discover how to create accurate cost estimates to better understand the scope of projects and determine the costs of doing business.

Overview

By the end of this workshop, contractors should be able to generate accurate cost estimates for contraction and construction-related services. Contractors will also learn how to effectively price to win contracts, determine overhead and profits, and much more.

Topics Covered

Understanding the Scope of Work
Accurate Takeoff of Quantities
Responsible and Competitive Unit Pricing
Organized Bid Process
Evaluation of Risk
Determining the Cost of Doing Business (Brick & Mortar Trade Costs [Or Hard Costs]; Overhead, Such as Fees, Expenses, Rates, etc.)
Tips for Automating Estimating Templates
Pricing to Win
Key Elements of a Cost Proposal for Construction Services
Tips on How to Determine Overhead & Profit

Who Should Attend?

Business Owners/Executives bidding on Public Works Contracts.
Small Business Owners
Minority and Women Owned Businesses (M/WBE) who are interested in prime or subcontracting on government bids.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SBS-PTAC: contract management series – contract award process

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join the NYC SBS-PTAC to learn about what happens after the solicitation process and a contract is being awarded!

About This Event:

Every day, the government buys billions of dollars’ worth of goods and services from businesses. In an ongoing effort to assist businesses interested in selling to the government, the New York City Department of Small Business Services Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) offers the Contract Management Series.

This webinar series will cover the various steps that occur during the award phase of a contract. We will provide you with insight into the numerous tasks that must be addressed or completed before the start of a contract and what you are expected to provide and have available throughout the contract term.

You Will Learn:

Understanding Vendor Responsibility Requirements

Understanding what a Notice of Award and a Notice to Proceed mean

Understanding the contract and negotiation process

Understanding Procurement Policy Rules/ Contract Terms and Conditions

Understanding Documents Required (Insurance & Bonding, Doing Business Data Forms, etc.)

 

 

 

 

SBS-PTAC: contract management series – prime & subcontractor relationships

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join the NYC SBS-PTAC to learn about what happens after the solicitation process and a contract is being awarded!

About This Event:

Every day, the government buys billions of dollars’ worth of goods and services from businesses. In an ongoing effort to assist businesses interested in selling to the government, the New York City Department of Small Business Services Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) offers the Contract Management Series.

This webinar series will cover the various steps that occur during the award phase of a contract. We will provide you with insight into the numerous tasks that must be addressed or completed before the start of a contract and what you are expected to provide and have available throughout the contract term.

You Will Learn:

Overview of Agreement Types
Strategies for Maintaining Vendor Relations
Strategies for Managing Subcontractor Payments
Remedies for Addressing Contractual Issues

 

 

 

 

SBS-PTAC: contract management series – recordkeeping & reporting

Thursday, June 24th, 2021
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join the NYC SBS-PTAC to learn about what happens after the solicitation process and a contract is being awarded!

About This Event:

Every day, the government buys billions of dollars’ worth of goods and services from businesses. In an ongoing effort to assist businesses interested in selling to the government, the New York City Department of Small Business Services Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) offers the Contract Management Series.

This webinar series will cover the various steps that occur during the award phase of a contract. We will provide you with insight into the numerous tasks that must be addressed or completed before the start of a contract and what you are expected to provide and have available throughout the contract term.

During this webinar, we will review the recordkeeping and reporting requirements for Contractors doing business with the City of New York. Contractors are required to retain all books, records, and documents created in the regular course of business for a period of six years after the receipt of their last payment. We will discuss the requirements for recordkeeping, the documents that need to be maintained and best practices for keeping this information. We will also talk about reporting requirements and review the process for preparing and submitting invoices, processing payment requisitions, and change orders.

You Will Learn:

The requirements for maintaining books, records, and files on New York City contracts
How to prepare and submit invoices
How to prepare a payment requisition package
How to request and make changes on contracts by processing a change order

 

MassDOT

Working with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, JKA, LLC holds events focused on how MWBEs in MA can work with the MDT, looking at self-evaluation, bidding strategies, and much more.

JFK Millennium Partners

The redevelopment of Terminals 6 and 7 at JFK International Airport has created countless projects for MWBEs of all shapes and sizes. In these events, JKA, LLC helps show how you can take advantage of these opportunities and grow your business.

 

JMP VIRTUAL OFFice hours – MWbe monthly general information webinar

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

About This Event:

JMP Virtual Office Hours will provide an overview of the project status for the redevelopment of terminal 6 and 7

 

 

 

JMP Virtual Office Hours – Procurement Readiness: Understanding Prequalification Requirements

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

About This Event:

JMP Virtual Office Hours will provide an overview of the project status for the redevelopment of terminal 6 and 7 along with information about procurement readiness and requirements for prequalification.

JKA

Covering multiple topics of interest to MWBWs, JKA, LLC holds regular workshops and webinars teaching how they can take advantage of government contracts to boost their bottom line.

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