Building Business Acumen

Self-Guided Training

Enhance Your Technology Through Online Education

Apply to SBIR TAP’s newest online training platform. It’s designed to further educate and curate your technology development within the commercial lifecycle.

How it Works

The online training program will include nine (9) course modules to be distributed to program participants via online video training. Modules will consist of interactive training content, and be accessible to you to complete wherever you want.


In the coming weeks, apply to Air Force Phase II online training program. It will consist of nine (9) modules ranging from Advanced Customer Discovery (ACD) to Minimal Viable Product (MVP) Development to DoD Selling.


Attend one kickoff meeting with the EC staff as orientation to this online program. You will meet with the Program Manager who will act as your point of contact for the duration of the training.


Prior to advancing to the next module, the Participant will engage in a 1:1 interaction with EC staff, and will be required to demonstrate the application of each skill and/or topic to their specific business.


Complete the nine (9) online learning modules (outline below) at the pace you desire over the course of four (4) months. At the end of each module, you will be eligible to unlock the next module upon demonstration of skill application, as mentioned above. The milestone-based learning will ensure your small business has been able to make tangible and significant progress towards commercialization and is prepared to take on customers, both commercial and military.

“I have enjoyed the SBIR TAP training. It was very useful in terms of networking with other entrepreneurs and also for learning the marketing tools and skills.”


“The AFRL SBIR TAP program is a win-win for all stakeholders. The program focuses the investigator on crystallizing a value proposition early in development, and validating it with frequent customer interactions.”


What course modules will be included?

Minimal Viable Product (MVP) Development

Advanced Product Sales

Advanced Customer Discovery (ACD)

Customer Acquisition / Market Penetration

Product Distribution

Strategic Development

Human Research

Organizational Sustainability

DoD Selling

For more information, contact or call us at 937-210-4513