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Essentials of tendering

Overview

Essentials of tendering 

CPDAcquire the practical tools and techniques required for managing the tender process from issues to award

By the end of this course you will be able to: 
Maximise value for your organisation in this vital procurement business process 
Determine the rules and structure of the tendering process
Select the process that best suits your needs
Appreciate the legal and technical aspects for selecting the best possible strategic route to contract award
Understand how to undertake evaluation of offers, manage post tender negotiations and award contracts
Realise the importance of specification and the cost plan.

 

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Maximise value for your organisation in this vital procurement business process
  • Determine the rules and structure of the tendering process
  • Select the process that best suits your needs
  • Appreciate the legal and technical aspects for selecting the best possible strategic route to contract award
  • Understand how to undertake evaluation of offers, manage post tender negotiations and award contracts
  • Realise the importance of specification and the cost plan
Date: Tuesday 28 March 2017
Venue: De Vere Devonport House
Fee: Members - £450.00 per person
  Non-members - £500.00 per person

Availability:

11 Places left - Booking ends on Monday 20 March 2017

Audience

Is it right for me?

 

This one-day course demonstrates good practice in applying the correct techniques throughout the complete tendering process. It is vital for any procurement or non-procurement staff involved in the planning, creation, issue, receipt or evaluation of tenders.

Programme

Principles of tendering
The tendering cycle
Tendering options
E-tendering
Invitation to tender documentation
Specification activity
Selection and award criteria
Business requirements activity
Pre-qualifying suppliers
PQQ activity
Running the tendering process
Post-tender negotiationsContract award and contract management.

What key points will the training cover?

 

  • Principles of tendering
  • The tendering cycle
  • Tendering options
  • E-tendering
  • Invitation to tender documentation
  • Specification activity
  • Selection and award criteria
  • Business requirements activity
  • Pre-qualifying suppliers
  • PQQ activity
  • Running the tendering process
  • Post-tender negotiations.

Speakers

CIPS Direct Associates are appointed for their extensive knowledge and experience in the procurement and supply sector.  The tutor for this course has been specially selected for their particular skills and expertise in the subject area.  This is a crucial part of CIPS' ongoing commitment to ensure all of our delegates have a high-quality, informative and enjoyable learning experience.

Fee

Members: £450 (excl. VAT)

Non-members: £500 (excl. VAT)

 

Fee includes:

Lunch, refreshments and all course materials

 

Inclusive e-learning:

Specifications and key performance indicators

Venue

28 March 2017
De Vere Devonport House, London

21 September 2017
De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham

 

If you require accommodation for the night before this event, please use the form below. All accounts must be settled in full on departure.  Please indicate the course title in the 'Additional Information' box.  Alternatively, you can contact the CIPS Accommodation Line on +44 (0)2476 369585.

If your query is regarding course details (content, timings, costs, etc.), please contact events@cips.org or call +44 (0)1780 756777.

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