Small Bussiness Association

All workshops are FREE for all 8(a) and 7(j) eligible small businesses.

Welcome to SBA 7(j) Training


U.S. Small Business Administration 7(j) Management and Technical Assistance Program for Small Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration training to achieve FY 2014 8(a) Business Development Program goals. Training is provided by Stover & Associates, Inc.

The emphasis will be for 7(j) eligible firms to be able to benefit from the training, including very specialized training in the areas of federal contracting. The training will be provided in an online format with live instructors and the ability for students to participate and ask questions. Up to 40 participants per workshop will receive training on how to make "real world" business decisions that will facilitate their firm's success. A total of 130 online workshops will be conducted during FY 2014.

Registration of participants will be on a first come - first served basis and will be accomplished through Adobe Connect. Click on the button on the left to view our online catalog and register for upcoming courses.

In addition to the instructor-led online training, an 8(a) Readiness Self-Assessment Tool is made available to firms wishing to determine their eligibility for the 8(a) Business Development Program.

Finally, two self-paced web-based training modules are provided in FY 2014. The first is designed to assist firms in completing their application for the 8(a) Business Development Program. It contains detailed instructions and identifies common errors made by applying firms. The second course is designed to assist 8(a) program participants in planning for transition from the 8(a) Business Development Program, explaining program requirements during the transitional stage of the program and offering suggestions that will enable firms to position themselves for continued success after graduation.

Select the appropriate button on the left to participate in FY 2014 offerings.

You must be a registered user and logged-in to use the self-assessment tool

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