Winning More Contracts - Effective FE Bid Writing Workshop

19 Sep 2018 09:30 - 16:00

Birmingham - DeVere Venues Colmore Gate

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Employers are currently seeking bids for apprenticeship programmes from colleges. In this competitive process, a bid needs to have the winning edge. This workshop is an interactive session, allowing delegates to learn more about how to enhance their results and minimise their time input when bidding for tenders. The workshop is aimed at staff who are likely to be involved in putting together competitive bids, tenders or proposals on behalf of a college. These bids can be for funding or contracts for services.

This workshop will be an interactive session, allowing delegates to learn more about how to enhance their results and minimise their time input when bidding for tenders. Writing bids takes time, effort, patience…and sometimes creativity. In our experience those responsible for responding to bids within FE colleges need to juggle this responsibility with their day job, which can make the whole process challenging and stressful. This workshop is designed to:

make the most of the time spent on bid writing

reduce the pressure

increase your win rates

Objectives

Understand the key elements of a best practice bid process

Gain knowledge to improve bid writing skills

Understand what it takes to win a competitive tender

Learn how you can take the strain out of the bidding process

Benefits

Improve success rates

Reduce the time spent on bidding

Increase return on investment

Who should attend?

Staff who have or are likely to be involved in putting together competitive bids, tenders or proposals on behalf of a college. These bids can be for funding or contracts for services. Whether writing bids is just part of your job or something you do full time, you will find this workshop full of useful hints, tips and reminders.

This course will be run by Debi Coles and Claire Buckland who will share their industry methodologies to help you craft sharper bids and gain even better results. Debi Coles is a founding partner of a specialist bid consulting firm. Debi will be bringing over 20 year’s industry experience to this workshop. Together, Debi and Claire Buckland  will be supporting members through this carefully designed workshop, aimed to bring you and your organisation even better results at winning contracts.