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New Lohfeld class – Preparing Teams to Grow Business for Federal Contractors

In this interactive class, learn how to win your recompetes, grow business organically, support growth on new contracts, conduct technical demonstrations for customers, and report technical and operational status. Companies can use the new skills their teams learn to help retain and grow business and multiply the capabilities of their business development teams. This class includes discussions and group exercises and will help prepare technical teams to benefit from other Lohfeld Consulting classes including Strength-Based Winning® for Federal Contractors and Modern Proposal Writing for Federal Contractors. Click to see current course dates What you will learn: In this Preparing Teams to Grow Business class, you’ll learn: How to evaluate your readiness to grow business How to win your recompete How to grow business organically How to help your company win new business How to support technical demonstrations, oral proposals, and problem/coding challenges How to effectively report technical and operational status...

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[Webinar replay available] An insider’s look at government source selection – how it really works and what you need to know: Part 1 | Lohfeld Business Winning Webinar

Click to watch webinar replay and download presentation Our free two-part series examines the Federal Government acquisition and source selection life cycle with our experts in DOD, GSA, and civilian agency acquisition and source selections. We discuss: Procurement Planning – How does the government prepare for their procurements? (Part 1) Proposal Evaluations – What is the evaluator’s approach to evaluating and scoring proposals? (Part 1) Bidder Discussions – What is the government’s approach to conducting discussions? (Part 2) Making the Award – What are the government’s approach and considerations in making the source selection? (Part 2)   Part 1 covers procurement planning and proposal evaluations. Part 2 covers government discussions and source selection (July 29, 12:00 – 1:00 pm EDT) (requires separate registration).     Who should watch: Listen to experts with first-hand knowledge of source selection and evaluation processes and gain insights to help improve your solicitation responses. Those involved in...

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On-demand webinar | How to prepare for the APMP Practitioner Objective Test Examinations (OTEs)

Proposal and Capture professionals wonder which APMP Practitioner exam is best for them—Proposal Practitioner or Capture Practitioner. The Objective Test Exam (OTE) format used for these exams is very challenging, and potential exam takers need strategies to prepare. Join Lisa Pafe and Beth Wingate as we help you get ready for the APMP Practitioner exams. We talk about the: APMP Practitioner certification program Differences between the two Practitioner exams Philosophy behind Objective Test Exams—and what they’re really testing you on. We delve into details about the two exams—structure, syllabus, format, and some really important logistics, and we review testing taking tips! Who should watch: Proposal and Capture professionals interested in achieving Practitioner certification Click to watch the webinar and download the presentation Presenter: Lisa Pafe, Vice President, Lohfeld Consulting Group Lisa Pafe, CPP APMP Fellow and PMP, is Vice President of Lohfeld Consulting Group, a premier business development, capture, and proposal...

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[Webinar replay available] Social distancing – Why it impacts your proposal writing (and 6 strategies for winning content) | Lohfeld Business Winning Webinar

Click to watch webinar replay and download presentation Social distancing creates obvious (and less obvious) change in the workplace. Working from home and remote locations, proposal teams and evaluators face new and different distractions. Evaluators contend with decreased time and concentration, so your proposals must grab and hold their attention with better written, compelling content. How will you deliver a sharpened message that communicates value? How will your writing change? How will you maintain your momentum with your team? In this webinar, you’ll learn methods and techniques to win in this time of change. We discuss how to: Write less dense text with more targeted sound bites. Structure your content for traditional written proposals—and virtual orals, videos, and team challenges. Make your proposal more visually appealing and impactful. Clearly communicate your discriminating value proposition. Capture evaluators’ attention during uncertain times. Join us to learn six strategies for adapting and changing...

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