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Training for Small Businesses

GSA helps small businesses stay competitive in the federal market. Online and onsite federal experts offer small businesses the training tools to succeed.

There are many credible sources of training for small business. The Office of Small Business Utilization (OSBU) provides access to small businesses seeking opportunities to partner with GSA. Agency staff has run small businesses, served in the military, and worked as contracting officers. This expertise helps small businesses succeed by teaching marketing, business strategy, partnering, sustainability, and other vital business topics.

Upcoming Training & Events

GSA offers a mix of small business development webinars, conferences and networking events both nationally and throughout the agencies eleven regions. Review the GSA Event Calendar which has been filtered to show events especially designed for small businesses.

Currently, the OSBU is offering a five-part series for vendors looking to do business with GSA.  There are links on both the left and right navigation bars located on this page.  

Our education to small business doesn't stop in the classroom.  We are also educating small business through social media.  

  • Join our small business specialist in conversations through discussion boards or follow the OSBU Outreach blog on GSA's Interact site under the Small Business Solutions Group.
  • Have questions or just need quick updates, we are also on Twitter @GSAOSBU.
  • For more in depth updates, we joined Facebook this year!  Come by, "Like Us" at GSA, Office of Small Business Utilization and get automatic updates and details just for small business.

Need more access to training?  Check out the right navigation bar titled "Training Resources for Small Business" which includes not only other GSA sources but also the Small Business Administration and the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers.

Click here for GSA Schedules News and additional training resources.



Office of Small Business Utilization
1-855-OSBUGSA (672-8472)

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