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Managing tender and bid evaluation process

Location: Tours, France

Dates:  25 September– 29 September, 2017

Course fee: 3000€ + VAT 

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Programme Overview
Procurement of goods, works and services is a major component of any company’s budget and is frequently the largest or second-largest category of expenditure. Therefore, maintaining transparency, accountability and fairness in the procurement process is imperative. Successful tendering is not an auction – it is about getting the lowest price with a superior supplier under a fair contract with sustainable solutions.
Anyone involved in the tendering and procurement of goods, works and/ or services will benefit from this workshop covers the detailed steps of the full procurement cycle including the key principles in each stage of the process, tendering documentation, evaluation considerations and the legal aspects of tender acceptance and contract award.

Who should attend
This practical, intermediate course is designed for professionals who are responsible for tendering specification, process or evaluation, procurement, contracts, purchasing and supply, service level agreements and strategic alliances/partnerships/joint ventures.

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Training objectives
By the end of this training course, participants will:
  • Determine their procurement strategy
  • Plan and manage a competitive tender process
  • Identify, assess and manage procurement risks
  • Build and manage their bargaining power to solicit better bids
  • Select and apply alternative approaches to defining user requirements
  • Prepare an effective request for proposals and facilitate the best responses
  • Devise the right evaluation criteria
  • Conduct the evaluation in the most efficient and effective manner
  • Handle the outcomes from a competitive bid process
  • Effectively debrief the unsuccessful bidders
Course Outline
Overview of contracting and tendering
  • Definition of a contract
  • Stages in contracting
Preparation and tendering
Award and administration
  • Defining tendering
  • Purpose of tendering
  • Alternatives of tendering
  • Pre-qualification methodologies
  • The importance of the internal cost estimate
  • The role and power of negotiation

Preparation for the tender
  • Developing the tender strategy
  • Creating the tender plan
  • Tendering risks
  • Different types of contracts
Lump sum
Fixed price
Cost reimbursement contracts
Measurement contracts
Other types of contracts
  • Identifying requirements
  • Setting scope of work
  • Planning the evaluation process
  • Identifying suppliers
  • Developing tender documents
  • Invitation to tender
  • Terms and conditions
  • Tender briefing
  • Choosing Evaluation / Award criteria

Technical and Commercial Evaluation
  • Receiving and opening bids
  • Techniques to carry out the evaluation
  • Evaluation process
  • Bids evaluation
  • Rating scales
  • Clarifying bids to assist the evaluation
  • Scoring
  • Compliance matrix
  • Technical bid scoring
  • Evaluation report
  • Financial evaluation
  • Documentation

Contract Award
  • Awarding of contract
  • Post award briefing and development of mobilization plan
  • Debriefing unsuccessful bidders
  • Communicating the results – internally and externally
  • Working with bid bonds and performance bonds
  • Dealing with disputed contract awards
  • Operating under pre-contract Letters of Intent
  • Managing pre-contract scope changes
Methodology
 To enhance learning effectiveness, hand on experience will be emphasised in this programme through role-plays in class presentation, group facilitation and class critique.
Case studies, group discussions and video support will also be used to enhance learning experience. Fun quizzes will be injected to provide formative assessment and a fun learning environment.
  
Classes, books and training materials.
Entry level test.
Free Internet access.
International certificate upon completion of the course.
Coffee breaks and a buffet lunch daily.

*Fees do not include charges for travel and accommodation costs
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Training Location
Tours, France
Managing tender and bid evaluation process

Dates
25 September– 29 September, 2017

Course fee
3000€ + VAT 
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