OCC - Strategic Initiatives

Service Information

Strategic Initiatives is a division within the Office of Contract Compliance whose primary responsibility is to develop and execute initiatives that strategically engage the vendor and small business community for development.

What We Do

  • Provide an educational pathway and body of knowledge that vendors, resource partners, joint agency leaders, and other pertinent people of interest can fully understand the purpose and processes of the contract compliance agency.
  • Establish vendors (prime and sub) as competent and positioned to bid on or support, and comply with county government contracts.

  • Development of a centralized learning platform that provides on-demand education content for vendors
  • Development of a strategic engagement plan that encourages the participation of existing vendors and attracts qualified new vendors for opportunities
  • Provide opportunities for vendor and small business development through community outreach and agency collaboration

Youtube Channel

Did you know that we have a Youtube channel where we post helpful videos related to contract compliance and doing business with the County? Please feel free to visit our page for more information and videos.


Upcoming Trainings 

We have numerous exciting opportunities to learn more from our our office please search below for upcoming events or visit our newly created events page here

Upcoming 2nd Quarter Trainings: We are still in the process of scheduling trainings so please check back soon for more updates. 

  • TBD - Doing Business with Cook County Health & Hospitals 
  • TBD - Certification Documentation Series: How to Accurately Gather Documents 
  • TBD - Fireside Procurement Chat w/ CCHH  

Email & Newsletter Updates

Email Updates

To sign up for updates or to access your subscriber preferences, please enter your contact information below.

  1. Email Address