Apprenticeship Program

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Government Business Development Specialist

What is Apprenticeship?

A proven approach to build highly-skilled Government Business Development Specialists to help your company:

  • Identify and qualify pipeline opportunities
  • Assist with capturing opportunities
  • Assist with writing winning proposals

A model that combines job-related instruction to obtain national skills standards and on-the-job training provided by the apprentice employer

A program approved by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council that meets rigorous standards outlined in Maryland Department of Labor regulations and policies.

Read the Technical.ly/Baltimore article about this program: Nation’s First-Ever Registered Apprenticeship in Government Business Development Approved by State of Maryland.

About the Program

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Business Development Apprenticeship

Benefits of Apprenticeship

Customized training that meets industry standards in Government Business Development, resulting in highly-skilled employees that increase your bid, capture, and win rates

Increased knowledge transfer through on-the-job learning from an experienced mentor, combined with education courses to support work-based learning

91% retention rate nationwide for apprentices that complete an Apprenticeship

A systematic certified and approved approach to training that ensures employees are trained and certified to produce at the highest skill levels required for the business development profession

More Benefits

  • For every dollar spent on registered Apprenticeship, there is a 147% increase in productivity across 200,000 employers.
  • Higher employee retention means you don’t have to keep replacing employees.
  • Higher employee retention means you don’t have to keep replacing employees.
  • Opportunities for growth within business development profession mean constant upskilling, which is why Apprenticeship works for both new and incumbent business developers.

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Course Curriculum

Courses can be taken in person or via GoToMeeting

How the Partnership Works

Maryland Financial Incentives

Registered Apprenticeship Tax Credit:

  • If a business has employed someone for 7 months of the taxable year and the individual becomes an apprentice during that year, the business is eligible to receive a $1,000 tax credit, as funds are available

Maryland Business Works reimburses businesses for $4,500 of the Apprenticeship program cost ($9,500)

Contact us for details on how to apply.

About OST Global Solutions

In the News

Technical.ly/Baltimore, November 22, 2019: This apprenticeship is designed to bring gov contractor biz dev to smaller firms

The Daily Record, November 19, 2019: Md. Firm to Administer Government Biz Apprenticeship Program

The Southern Maryland Chronicle, November 25, 2019: Nation’s First-Ever Registered Apprenticeship in Government Business Development Approved by State of Maryland

PRWeb, November 25, 2019: Nation’s First Ever Registered Apprenticeship in Government Business Development Approved by State of Maryland

The Prince George’s Post, November 17, 2019: Nation’s First Ever Registered Apprenticeship in Government Business Development Approved by State of Maryland

Instructors That Are Thought Leaders in Business Development

Olessia Smotrova, OST’s President/CEO, is a Fellow of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP); there are less than 100 fellows

  • Served on NCA Board of Directors for 7 years, including 2 years as chapter President
  • Served for 2 years as the president of the National Contracts Management Association (NCMA) Bethesda/Medical Chapter

Team members are avid bloggers and frequent presenters at APMP, NCMA, PTACs, GovConNet, and Community Business Partnerships

Interested? Call us at 301-384-3350
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Contact Us

Olessia Smotrova, CF. APMP, Fellow
President/CEO

David Huff
VP, BD and Operations

Office: 301.384.3350
Email: service@ostglobalsolutions.com