The process of bidding for contracts can be a minefield. Use this course as your step-by-step guide to the process. You'll learn about the terminology and requirements you will encounter and how to make the tough choice about whether to bid or not. You'll look at a typical tendering process and what to look out for and expect. You'll also explore how you qualify to submit a full bid, and how this differs from preparing a method statement. In the final part of the course, you'll receive a framework of questions to help you make the tough choice about whether to bid or not, with a full understanding of what the implications are
At the end of this course, learners will…
Understand and be able to explain the following key points…
What a contract notice contains
What the specification is
What the qualification document is
What the method statement is
What the terms and conditions are
Be able to use the following skills, tools, processes, procedures…
Understand the provided sample contract notices, and download a contract notice from a buyer you want to supply to
Download a specification from an online procurement portal and locate the key information
Understand the sample qualification questionnaires provided
Stay organized with a Gantt chart
Review or create a document describing your approach to delivery and service
Complete a 'to bid or not to bid' checklist
Actually do the following tasks…
Understand the buyer's journey by reviewing the main steps in their decision-making process
Identify the documents required for each stage of tendering
Differentiate between qualification and method statements
Recognize when to bid and when not to bid based on the strength of your proposal
Last Updated: February 15, 2019
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