1.1 Introduction to Tendering

Tuesday 9 February 2021, 10.00-11:30am


Introduction to Tendering takes you through the tender process from start to finish. From finding contracts, responding to opportunities, the selection stage, award criteria and debriefing, this comprehensive beginner-level course will tell you everything you need to start bidding for public contracts.

Key topics:

Using Public Contracts Scotland (PCS)
Participating in a Quick Quote
Contract thresholds values
Tender procedures and processes
Bid/no bid process
European Single Procurement Document (ESPD) [previously PQQ]

You can attend the webinar from the comfort of your own desk – the joining instructions and link will be emailed to you the day before this event. To prepare, you can access SDP's top tips on how to join a webinar, or alternatively please email info@sdpscotland.co.uk if you have any further questions about the joining process.

Supplier feedback from this event. 

  • "I enjoyed the full course, particularly how the tendering process works, as I'm starting out and haven't done any bidding yet."
  • "I enjoyed the Q&A session, as everyone was from a different sector, it made it very interesting." 
  • "I enjoyed the slides as they were concise and informative."
  • "Getting a general overview of tendering gave me a solid foundation to build up my knowledge, as I'm new to the tendering process." 

Your next workshop is –

1.2  Using PCS and other portals

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