CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The University of Virginia Procurement Department is getting ready to host a couple of online workshops.

According to a release, these free workshops are targeted toward small, woman-owned and minority-owned businesses.

The first workshop, Charting Your Path: A Roadmap for Proposals that Make an Impact, will take place Dec. 9 at 5 p.m.

It aims to help increase a business's chances of getting a positive outcome on a request for proposal submission.

The second workshop, Let's Bond Together, will be held on Dec. 16.

This one will cover the bonding process and help business owners move their company to another level by establishing a bond line.

Registration is required for both events. For more information on the first workshop, click here, and for more on the second, click here.