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Bid And Tender Management Skills

Key points about this course

Duration: 1 Days*

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  • Learn organisational tender readiness and compliance
  • Identify high scoring tender answers
  • Understanding effective management of the tender/bid production team​

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Course Information

Bid and Tender Management Skills Overview

This Bid and Tender Management Skills training course, delivered by expert trainers, supplies delegates with an understanding of the bid and tender process, and how to build a successful bid.

The aim of the course is to give trainees the tools required to increase their rate of success in the bidding process. It impresses upon delegates the benefits of a client-focused approach by educating delegates on what contractors are searching for. As well as giving trainees the basics of the bidding process and the makings of a successful proposal, the course will look at how to manage the process all the way through to post-submission and evaluation.

Course Content

Our Bid and Tender Management Skills training course conveys a range of information to supply delegates with the best training experience:

  • An Introduction to Bids
    • Bid Basics
    • Market Sounding
    • PQQs
    • Tenders
  • Decisions and Moving Forward
    • Decisions of Bid/No Bid
    • Alliances and Partnerships
    • Strategic and Tactical Business Excellence Models (EFQM© and RADAR©)
  • An Effective Bid and Response
    • Managing an Effective Bid
    • The First Meeting
    • The Bid Plan
    • Understanding the Competition
    • The Bid Team
    • Power Team Workshops
    • Writing the Bid
    • Proposal Structure
    • Controlling and Monitoring the Bid Process
    • Production and Submission
  • Post-Submission
    • The Evaluation Process
    • Assessment, Review, and Improvement
    • Clarification Requests and Negotiation
    • Presentations, Interviews, and Site Visits

Who is this course suited to?

This course is recommended to anyone involved in the tender process. Both novice and experienced bid-writers who wish to improve their rate of success may find this course useful.


There are no prerequisites for this one-day training course. The course is open to both novice and experienced bid-writers, as well as any personnel involved in the tendering process.

This Bid and Tender Management Skills Training course has a duration of one day.
No, there are no exams required for delegates to take to pass this course.
Each and every delegate will be provided with a manual and a certificate upon completion. There will also be a range of refreshments on offer throughout the day.
Bid and Tender Management Skills Training begins at 9am and finishes at 5pm. You should arrive at the venue for 8:45am.

What’s included?

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Bid and Tender Management Skills Manual
  • Experienced Bid and Tender Management Skills Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

Exam Details

There is no exam for the Bid and Tender Management Skills training course.

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Duration: 1 Days*

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

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"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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