Sandia Labs: Request for Information - Instructional Design Services

January 24, 2018 10:49 AM | Anonymous member

To Whom This May Concern:

This is a Request for Information (RFI).  All information supplied in this RFI is Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) proprietary information and shall not be used or disclosed for any other purpose other than to provide information under this RFI. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ).

This is an inquiry only. At this time Sandia does not have a firm requirement or budget for the products or services requested herein.

Scope of Work (SOW)

Talent Management and Development (TM&D) of Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) is a centralized group that develops learning interventions for internal SNL organizations. Due to an increased demand for learning interventions by SNL organizations, additional Instructional Systems Design resources are needed.  TM&D is looking for both local and national small businesses with expertise in Instructional Systems Design to complete the following tasks via a Contract Purchase Agreement (CPA): Job, Task and Competency Analysis; Needs Analysis; Design and Development of E-Learning; Design and Development of Instructor-Led Training; Train-the-Trainer services for developed courses. The types of learning interventions will be mostly technical professional development and compliance topics such as business, project management, nuclear deterrence, engineering, safety and security.  In addition, it is estimated that a number of learning interventions will be needed in leadership, communications, change management and team building topics.

If your company is interested in performing the work described above, please submit the following information to the undersigned by 5:00 p.m. MST on January 30, 2018.  Responses should be sent by e-mail. Suppliers that do not submit a response indicating an interest in this service may not be sent an RFQ, if an RFQ is issued.


Submit a written discussion of your capability to provide the services. Be very specific about your company's capabilities and how they meet the requirements described in the SOW. Declare whether or not any of the work would be subcontracted.


a. Furnish the name, title, email, and phone number of the person(s) designated by your company with decision authority to discuss your response.

b. Comment on whether or not your company has ever been approved for Foreign Ownership, Control and Influence (FOCI) by the Department of Energy (DOE) or Department of Defense (DOD). Note: This will be used for informational purposes only and will not be a determining factor for the list of potential offerors if a subsequent RFQ is issued.

c. References:  Provide a description of your three (3) largest contracts of a similar nature to the SOW. Include the period of performance dates for each contract.


It is Sandia policy to provide small businesses the maximum opportunity to participate in the award of contracts and purchase orders. Comment on your current socio-economic status, including categories such as women-owned, small disadvantaged, service-disabled veteran-owned, 8(a) program, HUB Zone, etc.

Suppliers interested in responding to a potential RFQ for these services MUST be registered with and with Sandia’s Supplier database, found here:

Sandia shall take title to the Supplier’s information and will not return any information packages. The entire cost of preparing and submitting this information shall be borne by the Supplier. Quantities and estimates listed in this RFI are for market research purposes only. Sandia makes no commitment to any quantities or estimates provided herein.

Should you have questions regarding this request, e-mail them to to the attention of Matt Apodaca no later than 5:00 p.m. MST on Thursday, January 30, 2018. Responses to any submitted questions may be provided to all Suppliers who receive this RFI.

Please Note: This is only a request for information. Should Sandia wish to procure these services, then an RFQ may be issued.


Matt Apodaca

Subcontract Manager


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