Training Courses

Our Supply Ready series of free workshops and masterclasses are delivered by Bid Experts and designed to improve your knowledge, understanding and expertise in key areas required to win public sector contracts. Our courses will enable you to deliver a far greater number of winning bids, by furthering understanding of the discipline, and by developing an effective bidding process.

Bid to Win Public Sector Contracts

This course is designed to fast-track your bidding skills and show you the latest short cuts to achieving bid wins, based on our unparalleled 13 years’ experience of submitting over 1000 bids with a 75%-90% success rate and contracts won in excess of £200m. Come along and discover our bid-writing “secrets”.

Upcoming start dates: 15th May, 12th June

Social Value Masterclass

This course is designed to help you understand Social Value in bidding for public sector contracts and how to meaningfully respond to them. Social Value can equate up to 10% of a bids final score so could make the difference between winning or losing.

Upcoming start dates: 13th June

Bid to Win Public Sector Contracts

About This Course

This course is designed to fast-track your bidding skills and show you the latest short cuts to achieving bid wins, based on our unparalleled 13 years’ experience of submitting over 1000 bids with a 75%-90% success rate and contracts won in excess of £200m. Come along and discover our bid-writing “secrets”.

Delivered in a practical and interactive way with tips on how to:

Understand bidding jargon and “read between the lines” of bid specifications.

Plan and price your project to achieve a competitive edge.

Save time through building a bid library of essential documents and information.

Increase your scores by understanding how to tailor your answer to the question.

Make sure you don’t miss out on those “easy scores”.

Improve your bid-writing immediately through implementing quick style changes.

Gain full marks on those “tricky questions” such as social value, risk and quality assurance.

Avoid common pitfalls in writing and submitting your bid.

Improve your technique through analysing model answers.

Overcome your particular bid-writing challenges with advice from top bid experts.

Course Content

Opportunities: sourcing and evaluating whether to bid with overview of best bidding portals.

Readiness: planning, information gathering, delivery partners, profiling and pricing.

Preparation: dissecting buyer requirements, passing supplier selection questionnaires, delivery plans and supporting documents.

Writing: content, language, format and style with examples of how to answer common questions i.e. delivery, staffing, management, risk and quality.

Winning: elevate your scores by gaining easy marks and avoiding common pitfalls.

Public Sector Themes: Social Value, Equality and Diversity and Carbon Reduction.

Review: proofing, effective word count trimming, “brushing up” the bid to win and avoiding common submission errors.

Course Details

Duration:

4 hours (2x 2hrs if delivered virtually)

Location:

Both virtually and at locations within Harrow

Level:

Novice to Intermediate

Industry Focus:

Service Industries such as Education & Training, Health and Social Care, Arts & Cultural and Business & Management Services.

Social Value Masterclass

About This Course

This course is designed to help you understand Social Value in bidding for public sector contracts and how to meaningfully respond to them. Social Value can equate up to 10% of a bids final score so could make the difference between winning or losing.


Delivered in a practical and interactive way with tips on how to:

Understanding the Social Value Act and its objectives.

De-mystifying Social Value – what it is and is not!

How Social Value interacts with other themes such as corporate social responsibility, equality, diversity and inclusion, and carbon reduction.

Social Value categories and its relation to different sectors.

How to construct a Social Value response in bids.

Avoiding common Social Value pitfalls in bid responses.

Adopting an overall organisational Social Value strategy.

Course Content

Analysis: of the Social Value Act and Procurement Policy Note 06/20 (PPN 06/20)

Approach: to developing your contract Social Value commitment.

Understand: how to and Social Value questions across different sectors.

Writing: typical structure of Social Value question including Method Statement, Measurement and Reporting, Transparency and Influence.

Review: model Social Value responses to improve your response.

Challenges: overcoming your particular Social Value challenges with real-time advice.

Further Social Value tools and resources overview.

Course Details

Duration:

2 hours

Location:

Virtually

Level:

Novice to Intermediate

Industry Focus:

All Sectors

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137-139 High Street
Beckenham
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Tel: 020 8249 6031
Enquiries: supplyready@bidrightuk.co.uk

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Bidright UK Logo

137-139 High Street
Beckenham
BR3 1AG

Tel: 020 8249 6031
Enquiries: supplyready@bidrightuk.co.uk

© Copyright 2024 BIDRIGHT UK LIMITED - All Rights Reserved

Bidright UK Logo

137-139 High Street
Beckenham
BR3 1AG

Tel: 020 8249 6031
Enquiries: supplyready@bidrightuk.co.uk

© Copyright 2024 BIDRIGHT UK LIMITED - All Rights Reserved