Notice to Bidders
Request for Proposal
Status: Awarded
Bid#: 2013-00026
Title: Business Reinvention Project Partnership
Issue Date: September 28, 2012
Request Opens: 5:00 p.m.; October 15, 2012
Prebid/Preproposal Conference: N/A
Payment for Bid Document: None
Purpose
The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to enter into an agreement and partnership with a Virginia company, college, university, or organization to provide consultation and training for, and in partnership with, the City of Suffolk Department of Economic Development to provide a business reinvention project based on the entrepreneurship research and application of principles developed by Dr. Saras D. Sarasvathy. The proposed project is based upon the research findings of Saras Sarasvathy, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia and her colleagues, and its purpose is to bring the ground breaking entrepreneurial research and application to the business and economic development community of Hampton Roads, Virginia. Work shall include program design and consultation.
Notes
Due to the disestablishment of US JFCOM, the City seeks to provide training and consultation to locally affected organizations. Training will be designed to jumpstart job creation by establishing a class of entrepreneurs among the workforce. Research is based on the conclusion that the key elements leading to successful entrepreneurial ventures, innovation, and transformation are teachable and can be applied to any organization
Buyer Contact
Requests for information related to this Invitation should be directed to: Cindy L. Norfleet, CPPB Senior Buyer (757) 514-7522 Email address: cnorfleet@suffolkva.us
Associated Documentation
1584_Business_Reinvention_Project.pdf

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