Starting a PMC depends on really three factors
- Establish an appropriate business structure and obtain capital funding for your PMC prior to bidding on a contract.
At its core a PMC should be treated like any other startup business, in that it needs to be properly structured and capitalized so that it can function properly and shield its owners and employees from liability. I would advise finding legal counsel experienced in forming government contracting businesses to guide you through this process.
2. Staffing your organization with the right human resources.
Given that the market for government
Pretty much the same way you start any other business.
- Obtain your startup funds
- Purchase necessary equipment
- Hire employees with appropriate qualifications
- Obtain certifications/licenses as necessary for specific contracts as necessary
Now there are two additional notes here that I will make:
- Most PMC companies do not maintain a large number of permanent employees. They have a small base of personnel that manage administrative requirements. When a contract is obtained, the company then reaches out to individuals directly or through subcontractors to obtain people with the right qualifications for t