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Education in Government Contracting

CurriculumUpcoming EventsUpcoming TrainingTraining Events at Nearby PTACsColleges & Universities



· Introduction to Government Contracting

· Government Service Contracting

· System for Award Management (SAM)

· Construction

· Ethics / Sense of Urgency in Government Contracting

Upcoming Events

*The following events are not sponsored by APAC.  However, APAC will be participating in the events.  For help in registering or enrolling for these events, please contact us at 501-671-2003.



Date and Time

Intro to Government Contracting

UA-Monticello - SBTDC

February 12
9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. presentation and 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. one-on-one

APAC Overview

DeQueen Rotary Club

12:00 – 1:00 P.M.
Wednesday, February 13


Intro to Government Contracting

Arkansas Tech. – Russellville

February 19
1:00 – 5:00 P.M.


Intro to Government Contracting

Henderson State Univ. – SBTDC (Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce)

April 3
9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.


Intro to Government Contracting

NE Arkansas Community College – Blytheville

March 5
1:00 – 5:00 P.M.


Intro to Government Contracting

ASU-Jonesboro – SBTDC

March 5, All Day
1:00 – 4:00 P.M.


APAC Overview

Oaklawn Rotary
Hot Springs
Austin Hotel

March 18
12:00 P.M.


Intro to Government Contracting

UA Fayetteville – SBTDC
Fayetteville Library

March 11
6:00 – 8:00 P.M.


Intro to Government Contracting

Southern Arkansas University-Magnolia
(Training is being planned for Texarkana)

March 21


SBA 8(a) Meeting

U of A Cooperative Extension Service
Training Rooms 1 and 2


March 27, All Day


Intro to Government Contracting

Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce. Board Room


April 3,
8:00 A.M. –       1:00 P.M.

Introduction to Government Contracting

Polk County Extension Office - Mena

Evening on April 30


SBA 7j Training

U of A Cooperative Extension Service


June 5 & 6
All Day


Upcoming Training

For help in registering for the following training events, please contact our office at    501-671-2003.

APAC Training


Date and Time

Ethics and Sense of Urgency

U of A
Cooperative Extension Service
Classroom 1 & 2

March 14
9:00 – 11:00 A.M.
1:00 – 3:00 P.M.


Construction Contracting

U of A
Cooperative Extension Service
Classroom 1

March 20
8:00 – 12:00

What it takes to be a government contractor


U of A
Cooperative Extension Service

May 8
All Day


Training Events at Nearby PTACs

The Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center serves all of Arkansas.  Additional training events occur at similar centers in neighboring states.  Here are direct links to event postings on their websites.


Colleges & Universities

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Cooperative Extension Service
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Little Rock, Arkansas 72204 • USA
Phone (501) 671-2000 • Fax (501) 671-2209