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(i) to address how the assistance provided by the agreement will help the protection company achieve the objectives set out in its SBA-approved business plan; 4. The SBA will consider the protégé`s report on the mentoring-protected relationship as part of its annual review of the company`s business plan, in accordance with this schedule. 124.403. The SBA may decide not to authorize the continuation of the agreement if it finds that the mentor has not provided the support provided in the mentoring and protection agreement, or that the assistance has not provided substantial benefits or developmental benefits to the protégé. (h) the consequences of the lack of assistance under the tutoring/protected agreement. While contracting is the most coveted award, the program offers many other benefits for the mentor and protégé. Even with a tutoring system and financial support, a protégé will not go far if he does not get a contract. In this area, mentors can provide knowledge and best practices for pursuing contractual opportunities. Whether participating in industrial days, responding to a sought-after source, or changing the content, format or method of submitting proposals, mentors can convey meaningful wisdom to the protégé. As with other forms of assistance, this assistance will be beneficial for the protégé for some time. Second, the mentor-protected agreement provides engaged professional development opportunities for mentors. The provisions of the program define the following areas as areas of assistance provided by mentors: technical assistance and/or management; Financial assistance Business education Business development and administrative assistance. These are just the cross-sectional categories; with a wide range of support options in each category.

5. Purchasing activities may be an incentive as part of the contract evaluation process for a company that provides its SBA-approved protected company with significant subcontracting work. a) General. The tutoring/protected program is designed to encourage recognized mentors to offer their protégés different forms of business assistance. This assistance may include technical and/or management assistance; grants in the form of equity and/or loans; outsourcing (either from mentor to protégé or from protégé to mentor) Business education and/or assists in the implementation of high-level contracts with the government through joint enterprise agreements. Mentors are encouraged to provide assistance in the execution of contracts (a) to enable protégés to develop their skills more widely. The goal of the mentor/protected relationship is to improve the protégé`s abilities, help the protégé achieve the objectives set out in his SBA-approved business plan, and improve his or her ability to compete successfully for contracts. Even if a company qualifies as a mentor or protégé, why would it want to enter into a mentor-protected contract? Specifically, with the “designed to improve the skills of protected businesses” program, why would a mentor want to participate? There are four different benefits that flow from a mentor-protected agreement. The most important thing is that mentors and proteges embrace their inner Tidwell rod and shout to agencies, “Show me the money!” Rob Kampen is an experienced prosecutor based in Kansas City. It is accessible by linkedin.com/in/robertkampen. The SBA has published a list of active agreements all small-mentor protected.

The list available on the SBA website is dated April 5, 2017. It is not known how many times the SBA intends to update the list. 1. Tutoring and protected companies must enter into a written agreement that includes an assessment of the protégé`s needs and a detailed description and timetable for providing the assistance that the mentor is required to provide to meet these needs (e.g. B management and/or technical assistance, loans and/or participations, cooperation on joint venture or subcontracting projects under key contracts implemented by tutoring).


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