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Go-2-Tender programme

 

Go-2-Tender Programmes, 16th and 30th of March 2017

Envision Management Consultants are recruiting for the Go-2-Tender Programme, working alongside InterTradeIreland, targeting SMEs keen to tender for Public Sector work.

The Go-2-Tender Programme aims to give SMEs across the island of Ireland the confidence, skills and knowledge to successfully compete for Public Sector tenders in their own jurisdiction and on a cross-border basis. 

The Programme consists of 2 days' training by experienced bid specialists with a ½ day of tailored mentor support offered to each participating company.  Eligible companies can also apply for up to a further 2 days of additional mentoring from an experienced consultant.

The programme is geared towards SMEs who are new to tendering or who want to improve their basic tendering skills.  The course consists of a two day workshop and a half day of mentoring.  This mentoring may be extended by up to 2 additional days and all mentoring is delivered by an experienced consultant to assist with tender development. 

The workshops will take place on 16th and 30th March 2017.  . 

Day One

  • How to source above and below threshold contract opportunities
  • The bid/no bid decision
  • How the Public Sector buys (North and South)
  • How to assess opportunities using live examples
  • Electronic tender platforms (e.g. eTendersNI & eTenders.ie)
  • Success strategies for SMEs  

Day Two

  • How to become more competitive
  • Improving your document writing skills
  • Checklist of tender content and how it should be presented
  • Debriefing following tender competitions
  • Action planning for successful tendering

Registration

Registration begins at 9.00 and the programme wraps up at 17.00 on both days.

To register for the event, download the Go-2-Tender Workshop Application Form (218 KB).  Once completed, email the form to laurar@envision-ni.co.uk

Cost

Go-2-Tender provides excellent value for money and includes training, materials, catering and mentoring.

The next set of workshops (delivered across 2 days) will be in:

Location: Waterford/ Venue: The Tower Hotel

Cost: €100 per person (fee includes training, materials, catering and ½ day mentoring).