So You Want To Be A Government Contractor

So You Want To Be A Government Contractor

by Michael J. Erickson

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This So You Want To Be A Government Contractor, Volume-1 (SYWTBAGC), is a step-by-step guide to all the essentials that any individual or small business will need to get themselves setup and start chasing U.S. Government Contracts within a minimum amount of time and at the minimal cost. It is written by a 30-year Government program expert. The book will take the Readers from start (e.g. creating & registering your own company), through accomplishment of all required Government Registrations, to ultimate successful Proposal Drafting & Submission. Along the way, I will provide my Lessons Learned (mostly from the school of hard-knocks) so that you can hopefully avoid some of the pitfalls that I struggled to overcome. This book also includes Appendices for almost every major U.S. Government Contracting Agency in the United States, their website URLs, and contact information for their Small Business Development Unit (SBDU). With this book, you will be able to fully-understand the essential elements of Government Contracts, their Requirements & Specifications, the Proposal Formatting, and methodologies for submission. You will also learn how to leverage your unique skills and products towards Teaming with other large & small companies.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014201056
Publisher: Michael Erickson Publishing
Publication date: 04/06/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Michael J. Erickson’s career spans more than 30-years supporting U.S. & foreign governments: 20+ years U.S. Marine Corps & Honorable Retirement; several years as Program Management Support Contractor at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR); then supporting Civil/Military Aviation programs worldwide. He was General Manager-International Marketing/Sales for a Japanese multi-national Manufacturer, where he successfully captured multi-million dollar contracts from Governments in USA, Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He has 8-years leading an SBA-certified, Veteran-owned Small Business (VOSB), and captured numerous U.S. Government Contracts in CONUS as well as overseas. These included US Military Prime & Sub-Contract Vehicles. He won contracts with US Trade Development Agency (USTDA) & Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA). He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Management from Southern Illinois University (SIU). Michael Erickson currently resides in Fairfax County, Virginia with his wife (Aya) and 2.5-year old daughter; he has 4 other grown daughters & several grandchildren.

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