If you’ve been meaning to shore up your teams’ knowledge gaps to make your business development pursuits more successful and less stressful, now is the time to get the best deal on our courses. Lock in our lowest rates by purchasing our training courses before March 1. After March 1, all Bid & Proposal Academy public courses and self-study classes will increase by $100.
Our Bid & Proposal Academy courses will equip your team with the best practices we have learned in our decades of helping both small and large businesses to win Government contracts. Our classes will show you, step by step, the processes and techniques that we use to win at the highest levels of Government contracting.
Our training courses offer something for everyone, from those just entering the field to seasoned proposal managers looking to hone a particular skill to gain a competitive edge. Our Bid & Proposal Academy provides training for business development, proposal, and project professionals. Newcomers to the field use our courses to build a solid foundation, while professionals with decades of experience gain a greater understanding of the finer points and nuance needed to gain a competitive edge.
We offer 15 public courses multiple times per year, and seminars can be attended either virtually or in-person at our training facility in Rockville, Maryland. We also offer many self-study trainings and products for those who learn better at their own pace or do not have time to participate in a public training.
We continuously update our courses based on the latest best practices and trends. Our instructors are practicing business development professionals who offer valuable insights and can also tailor the course material to their students’ specific challenges.
OST Global Solutions is a professional business development consulting and training firm. Our Bid & Proposal Academy runs regular public training, and we offer custom corporate training. We also provide capture and proposal teams to develop a complete, winning proposals, or we provide consultants on a case-by-case basis to fill gaps on your business development team.
Reach out to us to discuss your training needs or your upcoming strategic bids.
Upcoming Bid & Proposal Academy Classes
A compliant and high-scoring proposal starts with a well-thought-out outline. This course dives into the intricacies of developing proposal outlines, annotating these outlines, preparing compliance and cross-reference matrixes, and preparing storyboards or work packages the right way. It starts with analyzing different types of Requests for Proposal (RFP) and Requests for Quote (RFQ) formats to show how various customers may organize the requirements. Learn More
This class covers the spectrum of the most important topics, from preparing for a proposal effort and making a bid-no-bid decision, to orchestrating a great proposal kickoff, driving subject matter experts to produce winning content, exhibiting superb leadership and team management skills, managing conflict, setting the right expectations, optimizing proposal team performance, getting the most from the proposal color reviews, and mitigating proposal risks at every stage to reduce stress and increase your proposal’s Pwin. The course also focuses on measuring and improving cost-efficiency and effectiveness of the proposal team. Learn More
Developing a Winning Cost Volume course helps you increase your federal contract win probability. We focus on government contract evaluation, pricing fundamentals such as cost buildup and cost volume elements, price strategy, developing basis of estimate (BOE), coming up with assumptions, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), cost volume narrative, winning in lowest price technically acceptable proposals (LPTA), and much more. Learn More