1.1 Working with the Public Sector - All You Need to Know

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Thursday 1 August 2024, 2:30-4:00pm


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How well do you know the public sector? This introductory module is recommended for anyone new to bidding. It provides a comprehensive overview of the public sector marketplace in Scotland and beyond and introduces the concept of tendering and procurement.

This event is suitable for Level 1 (Beginner) workshop is a first step to tendering for new or inexperienced bidders. No previous knowledge or experience is required to attend this workshop.

During this course, you will learn:

  • What is the public sector?
  • Routes into the public sector 
  • Finding opportunities 
  • Creating a pipeline of work 
  • Pre-engagement activities 

At the end of the webinar, there will be an interactive Q&A session where you will have the opportunity to ask our expert trainer any questions you may have.

How to prepare for this event

You can attend the webinar from the comfort of your own desk – the joining instructions and Cisco WebEx link are contained within the confirmation email received at time of booking, and also within the reminder emails. 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.

Please feel free to join the webinar a few minutes before the start time.

Don't just take our word for it! Here is what our suppliers had to say

  • "It became fairly obvious early on that if you want to do business with the Public Sector, then attending this course is imperative to avoid wasting a lot of time." 
  • "Everything gave me a better understanding of how the Public Sector works. I gained some good tips to include when you are going to bid." 
  • "I found it useful to hear what buyers are looking for, and the importance of the supplier profile."
  • "I found the course content very informative." 

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1.2 Using Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) - How to Find and Bid for Opportunities 

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