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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: Contract Management – Recordkeeping & Reporting

Thursday, October 21st, 2021
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

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 our Contract Management Series.

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

 

 

SBS-PTAC: Contract Management & Performance Evaluations

Thursday, October 28th, 2021
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

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 Contract Management Series.

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

 

 

 

SBS-PTAC: Generating Revenue through NYC Discretionary Spending

Thursday, November 4th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

About This Event:

This workshop will provide an overview of the discretionary purchases that are sourced and awarded by New York City Agencies.

You Will Learn:

  • Discretionary purchase methods defined: Micro Purchase, Small Purchase, and
  • MWBE Non-Competitive Small Purchase
  • Overview of the Procurement Policy Board (PPB) Rules
  • How Agency Buyers Select Vendors
  • MWBE Utilization Goals
  • Procurement Readiness Checklist
  • Strategies for Marketing and Networking with Government Buyers

 

 

SBS-PTAC: Responding to MWBE Non-Competitive Solicitations

Wednesday, November 10th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

About This Event:

This workshop examines the tools and techniques for responding to MWBE Non-Competitive Solicitations and RFPs from government agencies.

You Will Learn:

  • Navigating through PASSPort – Acknowledging Receipt
  • Identifying Key Dates, Timelines, and Procedures
  • Meeting Requirements for Minimum Qualifications
  • Understanding Proposal Evaluation Criteria
  • Creating Proposal Content – Questionnaire Section
  • Required Forms and Attachments
  • Post Proposal Submission Follow-up

 

 

SBS-PTAC: Understanding Insurance Requirements Webinar

Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

About This Event:

Shopping for insurance and determining the right coverage for your business can be a daunting task. Many business owners are unsure of the types of business insurance requirements needed to compete for government contracts, and whether they need to have insurance at the time of bidding.

You Will Learn:

  • Overview of Business Continuity & Disaster Insurance Coverage
  • Best Practices for Meeting Insurance Coverage requirements on government contracts
  • Overview of the different types of insurance coverage available for businesses
  • Understanding of how insurance policies are quoted
  • Common Insurance Forms and Terms

 

 

SBS-PTAC: Prevailing Wage & Certified Payroll

Thursday, December 9th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

About This Event:

Get the Prevailing Wage and Certified Payroll training and knowledge to help your firm stay compliant on City of New York contracts.

You Will Learn:

  • What is a Prevailing Wage
  • Non-Union/Non-Prevailing Wages vs. Prevailing Wages vs. Union Wages
  • Base Wage Rates vs. Fringe Benefits
  • Difference between Government Entities
    • City of New York – Labor Law 220
    • Federal – Davis Bacon Act
  • New York StateCompleting Certified Payroll Forms

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.

 

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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