GovConNet Institute FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the GovConNet Institute?
GovConNet Institute provides advanced training to Federal government contractors in the transitional stage with the real world tools and knowledge needed to succeed at the next level and increase owner value.

Who are the instructors?
The course is instructed by MCCC GovConNet expert professional service providers and CEOs that share Lessons Learned. Subject matter is geared for winning and profitably maintaining Federal government contracts. 

What are the eligibility criteria for company enrollment and participation in the GovConNet Institute?

  1. Be a C-Level executive - Any C-level representative is welcome to attend - up to two representatives per company/per session.
  2. In business for at least 4 years
  3. A minimum of 35 full-time employees and/or $5M in receipts
  4. Experience as a Federal government prime and/or sub-contract

Is there an attendance policy?
Yes. Attendance is mandatory. The company must attend a minimum of 5 sessions to receive certification. Failure to comply will result in termination from the Institute.

How much does it cost?
The Institute is a Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Member Benefit and is Free to qualified member contractors. If not a member, tuition cost is $1,000.

How many companies will be enrolled in the Institute?
Class size is limited to 20 companies. Any C-level representative is welcome to attend (up to two representatives per company/per session.

What is received by companies upon graduation?
Each company receives a GovConNet Institute Certificate and logo for use in print and online collateral.

What are the date, time and location for the next session?
The GovConNet Institute 2016 will be held over 6 three-hour long sessions on

  • February 5, 19, 26;
  • March 4 &17;
  • April 22
  • Snow Make-up Date: April 26

Note: If your company is interested in participating in the next 18 hour session of the GovConNet Institute please fill out the online application.  You will be notified of your company's acceptance as soon as the program has at least 15 qualified member companies for the class.  This number ensures that participating companies have the benefit of networking with their peers and that robust conversations take place where many ‘lessons learned’ are shared.  We look forward to meeting you at the next GovConNet Institute session.

All sessions are held from 7:30am-11am at MCCC Boardroom, 51 Monroe St., Suite 1800, Rockville, MD 20850. 

How can my company apply? All applications must be received online. Apply here.