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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: Contract Management – Contract Award Process

Thursday, June 9th, 2022
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

About This Event:

This webinar 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-Prime & Subcontractor Relationships

Thursday, June 16th, 2022
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

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.

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 23rd, 2022
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

About This Event:

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

Register today!


SBS-PTAC: Contract Management & Performance Evaluations

Thursday, June 30th, 2022
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

About This Event:

During this webinar, we will explore best practices for managing government contracts.

You Will Learn:

  • Effective Management Techniques
  • Performance Evaluations Processes and Procedures
  • Setting realistic project goals through contract compliance metrics
  • Closeout Requirements
  • Change Order Management

Register today!



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.


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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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