How To Conduct a SWOT Assessment to Determine Government Contract Readiness

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This 2-hour class will use a SWOT analysis to identify the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable to determine Government Contract Readiness.

A SWOT analysis is the first step in helping your business to identify the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats related to competition or project planning. This is a vital component of your business strategy if you are going to be successful in government contracting.

Contractors will review material that will provide a self-evaluation and a preliminary benchmark for business development to help determine if a company could be a viable government contractor or if certain issues would prohibit a company from successfully entering the government marketplace. Though potentially lucrative, government contracting requires a substantial amount of time and resource commitment. In this class, businesses interested in entering the government marketplace will examine essential elements to determine their potential for success as a government contractor:

Key takeaways from this training session:

You should be able to determine what you need to work on before venturing into the world of Government Contracting.

About the Instructor

Archie Cardwell has over 38 years of Government Contract experience as a Contract Specialist, Contract Administrator, Grants Specialist, Contracting Officer, and Contracting OffIcer's Representative (COR). He is Level III Certified in Government Contracting and Program Management by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU).
Mr. Cardwell started his own Veteran-Owned Small business, ABC Consulting in 2010 with a focus on assisting and counseling small business owners about how to do business with the federal government. His motto is: "I can put the pieces of the puzzle together for you!"

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