Upcoming Training - SBIR/STTR Grant Management Series

JUNE 14, 15, 16, 2022  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (EST)


Whether you are anticipating a government grant or contract, it is imperative that you are able to manage the funds received. Understanding the fundamentals necessary to manage your government dollars is key to organizing your business for success and proving your credibility for future funding. Join our Grant Management series and learn the critical aspects of managing your money.

June 14, 2022

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST

QuickBooks & Compliance - This webinar explains how to manage your SBIR/STTR grant or contract to improve your odds of moving from Phase I to Phase II, and Phase II to Phase III (transition and/or commercialization). It includes a review the various sources for managing funds from DoD, NIH, NSF, or DoE, as well as reporting requirements and close-out procedures. 

June 15, 2022

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST

What You Should Know About Government Audits - Technology firms who have received a grant or a contract, such as SBIR or STTR, are often unprepared to deal with a government audit. When is an audit required? Are you ready for an audit? Do you have to have an audit? Who performs an audit? This session will answer these questions as well as discuss types of audits; company financial policies and procedures; contracts and agreements; equipment logs; required reporting; audit alerts.

June 16, 2022

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST

Policies & Procedures for SBIR/STTR Awardees - You’ve won your award. Now your task is to management the funds you’ve received not only to stay in compliance with government regulations, but to direct your business in an organized manner. This webinar provides information on how to set up and manage procurement policies, payroll, employee leave and other internal controls that are necessary for success.


About the Presenters:

Kris Bergman, BBCetc Managing Partner and Co-owner

Kris is a Managing Partner and co-owner of BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting. Prior to purchasing the company in October 2016, Kris was Principal Consultant for Grants and Contracts Management, having joined BBCetc in 2000. In addition to BBCetc’s financial and business management, Kris assists clients in preparing to receive and manage federal grant and contract funds. This includes advice on financial policies and procedures, DCAA compliance, budget development, indirect cost negotiation, Just-in-Time response, using QuickBooks and preparing for government audits. Prior to joining BBCetc she owned and operated two different service startups before becoming the Global Sales Administrator or a major software development company.


Shannon Bass

Shannon is a BBCetc Senior Principal Consultant. She joined the BBCetc team in 2018 bringing with her 28 years of management experience in the biotechnology industry and as an independent SBIR/STTR consultant. Shannon’s career began with an animal health start-up out of the University of Kentucky, which was later purchased by Neogen Corporation. She continued in senior management with Neogen for 17 years in the areas of quality control/ assurance, regulatory, pharmaceutical manufacturing and technical services. Later she became CEO of a biotech start-up which brought to market a veterinary research device and president of another medical device firm developing a product for treatment of late-stage lung cancer. She holds B.S. degree in Agriculture from Murray State University in Kentucky.


Marc Eichenberger
Director of Corporate Engagement
(603) 862-5446