Writing Compelling Bids

Course Overview

This CPD accredited online course focuses on what you need to do to write winning tenders and provides you with the skills to manage the bid process throughout. Your learning will be 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

  • 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 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.

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Cost per delegate:

  • £169+VAT Tenders Direct Members
  • £189+VAT Non-members

Available course dates:

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Approx. 9.00am to 4.00pm

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