Supply2Win: Our New SME Training Programme

Supply2Win is a tailored training package developed specifically with you in mind. Whether you’re new to tendering or have had some success in the past, our courses are designed to provide you with a greater understanding of the procurement processes and a clearer vision of what buyers really want from a tender.

How can Supply2Win help me?

We understand that public sector procurement can be difficult to get your head around, especially if you’re new to the sector. That’s where our expertise comes in handy.

Our courses are designed to provide you with a greater understanding of the procurement processes and a clearer vision of what buyers really want from a tender. Our courses also break down some of the myths behind procurement, explain the issues in short bite-size pieces and give you the knowledge to be more successful in the public procurement marketplace.

What courses do you offer?

Course 1: Understanding Public Procurement

Our first course, Understanding Public Procurement, is designed to explain the different elements that make up the procurement process and give you clarity on the different steps and stages in tendering.

Attending this course will allow you to gain:

  • an understanding of the procurement procedures
  • clarity about the different stages of tendering
  • the knowledge to be able to question buyer

 

Course 2: Reading the Documentation

Course two, Reading the Documentation, is designed to enhance your understanding of the documentation that makes up a tender exercise.

Ultimately, it’s important to remember that the documentation is merely a set of instructions and questions but knowing how to read them is the key to being successful. That’s where we help! 

Attending this course will allow you to:

  • learn to read the Selection Questionnaire
  • understand the type of Specification you receive
  • build a structured Bid/No-Bid process

 

Course 3: A Guide to Successful Tendering

A Guide to Successful Tendering is designed to take a closer look at the key drivers that are of ever greater importance to contracting authorities and highlights the advantages of always keeping these in focus when bidding.

Attending this course will allow you to:

  • gain a better understanding of the buyer and what they want
  • learn to build sustainability into your bids, by developing a clearer vision of the social, environmental and economic drivers behind procurement.
  • know what to expect at the evaluation stage and what can and can’t be asked for

Each course is totally interactive and lasts for 2.5 hours, including a 10-minute break. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions along the way during our Q&A sessions. And we have an exclusive offer just for you! Each course is usually priced at £145, but you can sign up today for only £95! Simply use code, EB21 when you make the purchase.

 

About the speaker

Our brand-new courses have been designed by Principal Procurement Consultant Eddie Regan. Eddie frequently assists public sector organisations with and a wide variety of legislative issues.

For the last 26 years Eddie has lectured regularly on procurement policy and processes at conferences and events, both on behalf of BiP Solutions and for a variety of other organisations. He also provides in-house training on the tendering process to personnel in both the public and private sectors. 

Eddie’s breadth of knowledge means there is no one better equipped to get you ready to win more business with the public sector!

 

Are you ready to win?

The UK public sector requires a vast range of goods, works and services, everything from pencils to buildings, all purchased via the public procurement process, so there is a good chance your business can enter this market. Taken together, the public sector is UK industry’s most valuable customer, spending in excess of £240bn annually.

The Government is committed to 33% by value of central government procurement spend being with SMEs by 2022, whether directly or through the supply chain. The Supply2Win SME training programme is focused on equipping your organisation with the skills and knowledge you need to prepare for and develop new business opportunities with this high-value sector.

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