GovConNet Institute - Priming Companies for Growth

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All sessions are held from 8:00am-11:00am with networking and breakfast from 7:30am-8:00am in the MCCC Boardroom, 51 Monroe St., Suite 1800, Rockville, MD 20850. 

GovConNet Institute provides advanced training to Federal government contractors in the transitional stage with the real world tools and knowledge needed to succeed at the next level and increase owner value. The training course is instructed by MCCC GovConNet expert professional service-providers and CEOs that share Lessons Learned. Subject matter is geared for winning and profitably maintaining Federal government contracts in the LPTA environment. Click here for the informational flyer

The Institute’s 6 three-hour sessions are geared for companies meeting the following criteria:

1. *C-Level executive - Any C-level representative is welcome to attend - up to two representatives per company/per session
2.  At least 4 years in business
3.  Minimum of 35 full-time employees and/or $5M in receipts
4.  Experience as a Federal government prime and/or sub-contractor

* Any C-level representative is welcome to attend (up to 2 representatives per company/per session). Attendance is mandatory. The company must attend a minimum of 5 sessions to receive certification. Failure to comply will result in termination from the Institute.

 GovConNet Institute - April 2014

Vital topics will prepare small business government contractors to fully compete in a marketplace of heightened austerity and regulatory enforcement:

  • STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS AND JOINT VENTURES: How to maximize opportunities and comply
  • RISK MANAGEMENT: How to prevent and mitigate pitfalls; enact project control systems    
  • LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT COMPLIANCE: How to improve ways to avoid audits and employee claims   
  • ACCOUNTING: How to develop rates and an LPTA strategy; improve financial reporting
  • CYBER SECURITY: Regulations and Best Practices
  • GOVCON REPORTING: How to comply, meet requirements and control costs
  • THE ART OF CAPTURING GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS: How to respond to the “new normal”
  • HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT: How to ensure contractor compliance and optimize workforce administration
  • PROPOSALS: How to manage proposals in a time of delays, uncertainty, and LPTA
  • EXIT STRATEGIES AND OWNER VALUE: How to prepare your business for its future
  • LESSONS LEARNED: CEOs in the Federal Market Place provide guidance

GovConNet Institute Session Details

  • Class size is limited to twenty companies.
  • The GovConNet Institute is a benefit of MCCC membership for qualified government contractors.
  • Non-member companies may participate for the tuition cost of $1000, upon acceptance into the program.
  • Upon graduation, each company receives a GovConNet Institute Certificate of Excellence and logo for use in print and online collateral.

NOTE: If your company is interested in participating in the next session of the GovConNet Institute please fill out the online application.  You will be notified of your  company's acceptance as soon as the program is scheduled once there are at least 15  qualified member companies for the class.  This number ensures that participating companies have the benefit of networking with their peers and that robust conversations take place where many ‘lessons learned’ are shared.  We look forward to meeting you at the next GovConNet Institute session.



  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) Boardroom, 51 Monroe St., Suite 1800, Rockville, MD 20850

Parking: Parking is available in the garage at the Chamber's location at 51 Monroe Street. Click here for rates and additional information.

Note: The Rockville Metro Station connects to 51 Monroe Street at the Plaza level via a pedestrian bridge.

Any questions? Contact Barbara Ashe, MCCC Executive Vice President at 301-738-0015, x215 or