Advanced Bid Writing Skills

Course Overview

This CPD accredited online course is perfect for individuals who are comfortable with the tendering process and are looking to improve on their current skills. This course is split over two interactive sessions lasting three and a half hours each – maximising learning and minimising disruption to the working day. The course will be delivered by Jamie Edwards, via Microsoft Teams. You can attend this course without any installation required to your computer, but it is highly recommended that you join using a desktop or laptop computer rather than a tablet or mobile phone. Ideally you will have both a webcam and microphone.

Course Objectives

  • Construct a robust bank of research and evidence
  • Formulate a detailed storyboard for the tender
  • Examine ways to effectively improve tender responses
  • Demonstrate how to effectively review and edit tender responses

Course Areas

  • What you should do research on and how you can use research in your bid
  • How to analyse questions to provide the buyer with winning content
  • Details on how to use the evaluation and award criteria to your advantage
  • Top tips for writing responses, including a bid writing exercise
  • How to self-critique and perform a high level review at the final draft stage, including a high level editing exercise

Your Trainer will provide top tips and be available to help with any questions throughout the day. They will also ask what challenges you face when completing Selection Questionnaires and will provide their professional feedback and advice.

Available course dates:

Tuesday 18 May

Day 1

13:00 - 16:30

Wednesday 19 May

Day 2

13:00 - 16:30



£169+VAT Tenders Direct Member

£189+VAT Non-members


Tuesday 22 June

Day 1

13:00 - 16:30

Wednesday 23 June

Day 2

13:00 - 16:30



£169+VAT Tenders Direct Member

£189+VAT Non-members