Writing Compelling Bids

Course Overview

This CPD accredited online course focuses on teaching you how to write winning tenders, while also providing you with the skills to manage the bid process throughout.

Course Objectives

  • Understand and interpret the critical parts of the tender documents and processes for a typical Restricted Procedure
  • Develop your tender content to write high scoring answers – focusing on the evaluation criteria, the hooks on which decisions should be made
  • Learn how to create a bid plan to ensure you effectively manage time and confidently deal with pre, mid and post-bid activities
  • Learn how to complete effective competitor advantage to give you the winning edge

Course Areas

  • Prepare for the ITT and understand its context
  • Understand and interpret the critical parts of the tender documents
  • Develop a bid plan
  • Prepare an executive summary to maximum effect
  • Compile, format and submit the final documents

Your trainer will be expert bid writer Jamie Edwards, and as this is an interactive session, you will benefit from being able to ask questions, participate in conversations and learn from Jamie’s experiences.

The course will be delivered via Zoom, split over two sessions lasting 3.5 hours each (7 hours total). 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.


What our attendees say

From beginners to experienced bid writers, our training courses help people like you to develop their skills and win more work.

Available course dates:

Tuesday 7 June

Day 1

13:00 - 16:30

Wednesday 8 June

Day 2

13:00 - 16:30


Online


£169+VAT Tenders Direct Member

£189+VAT Non-members


Tuesday 19 July

Day 1

13:00 - 16:30

Wednesday 20 July

Day 2

13:00 - 16:30


Online


£169+VAT Tenders Direct Member

£189+VAT Non-members


Tuesday 9 August

Day 1

13:00 - 16:30

Wednesday 10 August

Day 2

13:00 - 16:30


Online


£169+VAT Tenders Direct Member

£189+VAT Non-members


Tuesday 20 September

Day 1

13:00 - 16:30

Wednesday 21 September

Day 2

13:00 - 16:30


Online


£169+VAT Tenders Direct Member

£189+VAT Non-members