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Bid and Tender Management Skills Course Outline

Module 1: An Introduction to Bids

  • Bid Basics
  • Market Sounding
  • PQQs

Module 2: Tender

  • What is Tender?
  • Types of Tenders
  • Tendering Process

Module 3: Decisions and Moving Forward

  • Decisions of Bid/No Bid
  • Alliances and Partnership Opportunities
  • Strategic and Tactical Business Excellence Models

Module 4: Request for Information (RFI)

  • What is RFI?
  • Working of the RFI
  • How to Write RFI?
  • Best Practices for RFI Documentation

Module 5: Effective Bid and Response

  • Managing an Effective Bid and Response
  • First Meeting
  • Bid Plan
  • Understanding the Competition
  • Formation of the Bid Team
  • Power Team Workshop
  • Writing the Bid
  • Proposal Structure
  • Controlling and Monitoring the Bid Process
  • Showstoppers
  • Production and Submission

Module 6: Post-Submission

  • Evaluation Process
  • Assessment, Review, and Improvement
  • What is Post-Submission?
  • Presentations, Interviews, and Site Visits

Module 7: Business Excellence

  • What are Business Excellence Models?
  • Baldrige Model
  • Award Programmes
  • How Organisations Use Business Excellence Models?
  • Benefits of Using Business Excellence
  • Choosing a Self-Assessment Method

Module 8: EFQM Excellence Model

  • Introduction to EFQM Excellence Model
  • EFQM Excellence Model Criteria
  • Actualising Balanced Results
  • Advantage of EFQM Excellence Model

Module 9: Kurt Lewin's Change Management Model

  • Introduction to Kurt Lewin's Change Model
  • Stages of Model
  • Ways to Implement Lewin’s Change Management Model
  • Lewin’s Force Field Analysis

Module 10: RADAR Scoring Matrix

  • What is the RADAR Scoring Matrix?
  • Components of the Radar Scoring Matrix
  • Use of RADAR Matrix

Module 11: Weisbord’s Six Box Model

  • Introduction to Weisbord’s Six Box Model
  • Components of Weisbord’s Model
  • Necessity of Organisational Diagnoses

Module 12: McKinsey 7S Model

  • What is the McKinsey 7S Model?
  • 7S’s of Model
  • Using the 7S Tool

Module 13: PDCA Cycle

  • What is the PDCA Cycle?
  • When to Use the PDCA Cycle?
  • Phases of PDCA
  • Benefits of PDCA

Module 14: DMAIC Cycle

  • Introduction to DMAIC Process
  • Phases of DMAIC
  • Differences of DMAIC and DMADV

Module 15: Ministry of Defence (MoD)

  • What are MoD Tenders?
  • How to Win MOD Tenders?

Module 16: Energy Company Tenders

  • Introduction to Renewable Energy Tendering Schemes
  • Tenders for Different Energy Management Services
  • Steps for Energy Management

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Who should attend this Bid and Tender Management Skills Course?

Our Bid and Tender Management Skills Training Course is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully manage the Bid and Tender process and increase their chances of winning contracts. This Sales Course is especially beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Business Development Professionals
  • Bid Managers
  • Sales and Marketing Teams
  • Account Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Proposal Writers
  • Contract Managers
  • Procurement Specialists

Prerequisites of the Bid and Tender Management Skills Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Bid and Tender Management Skills Training Course. However, a basic understanding of Procurement, Project Management and Communication Skills would be beneficial for the delegates. 

Bid and Tender Management Skills Course Overview

Bid Management is the process of developing and inviting a proposal or tender with competitive bidding pricing and the analysis of all the tender document work. Tender Management, on the other hand, is the method of efficiently selecting, planning, and publishing bids while maintaining a clear audit trail to determine best practices for future contracts.

This Sales Training Course is designed to help individuals conduct market research to identify potential clients and projects.  It helps learners learn how to evaluate bids and tenders based on predefined criteria in order to choose the most suitable supplier or contractor. Pursuing this training helps individuals get equipped with the necessary skills and techniques to enhance their career opportunities and ultimately increase their earnings.

The 1-day Sales Training Course at The Knowledge Academy is designed to improve delegates' capacity to oversee and manage the bidding process. Throughout the training, participants will gain insights into the fundamentals of the bidding process and its internal workings. This knowledge will empower delegates to navigate and optimise the bidding procedures effectively in their professional roles.

Course Objectives

  • To develop and implement effective bidding and tendering strategies
  • To build relationships with clients based on trust and mutual benefit
  • To minimise risks and maximise returns in contract negotiation
  • To develop pricing strategies that are competitive and profitable
  • To gain knowledge about tenders for different energy management services
  • To conduct market research to identify potential clients and projects

At the end of this training, delegates will be able to improve their chances of winning new business and maximise returns. They will also be necessary to build relationships with key stakeholders and position the organisation to win bids.

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What’s included in this Bid and Tender Management Skills Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Bid and Tender Management Skills Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Our Brisbane venue


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Brisbane is the capital city of the Australian state – Queensland and is situated around 450 miles north from Sydney and around 590 miles north-east of Canberra. It has one of the highest populations in Australia of 2.3 million just in the metropolitan area, with the urban conurbation reaching a population of more than 3.4 million people. Queensland is situated in the north-east of the country. As of 2010 Brisbane was named one of the top ten most beautiful cities in the world largely because of its modern architecture, luxurious green spaces and the enormous Brisbane River. Brisbane is known internationally for holding the final Goodwill Games in 2001 as well as hosting the 2014 G20 Brisbane summit and the 2003 Rugby World Cup. Brisbane has experienced consistent economic growth and is regarded as one of the major business hubs of Australia. Biotechnology and research facilities are important to the growth of the economy and the government have invested in several universities in Brisbane. Tourism makes up an important part of the Brisbane economy and is the third most popular destination to visit after Sydney and Melbourne. Brisbane is known for having the world’s first koala sanctuary which opened in 1927. Brisbane has many universities and colleges including the University of Queensland which is a public research university and the oldest university in the state of Queensland. It is also a Sandstone university and is consistently within the top 1% worldwide. Other universities include Griffith University and the Queensland University of Technology. There are also a number of universities that provide a range of vocational courses such as the Brisbane North Institute of TAFE. Brisbane is also known for a variety of independent tertiary providers such as the Australian College of Natural Medicine. There are a range of privately run Roman Catholic, Lutheran, and other Christian schools. 

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Sales Training | Bid And Tender Management Skills in Brisbane FAQs

Bid management is used to handle bids in the display ad market, generating real-time bidding. It also automates the management of bids for digital marketing campaigns.
Bid management is essential because it leads to your company winning more tenders. Every contractor needs an effective bid management system in order to improve efficiency and organisation.
Auction bids, online bids, and sealed bids are the three main types of bids.
Bid managers require the characteristics and ability to lead a team to successfully deliver top-quality tender responses.
In this Bid and Tender Management Skills training, you will learn about the tendering process, alliances and partnership opportunities, working of the RFI, formation of the bid team, post-submission, the benefits of using business excellence, and other related concepts.
The training fees for Bid and Tender Management Skills certification in Brisbane starts from AUD1895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Bid and Tender Management Skills.
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