2.3 Understanding and Bidding - Frameworks and Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPS)

Wednesday 5 October 2022, 11:00am-12:30pm

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Frameworks and Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPS) are fast becoming a popular way for buyers to manage common purchases. Frameworks and DPS's can also be a lucrative source of business for suppliers but it is vital you understand the agreement before getting on a Framework. 

At this training, you will get an understanding of what a framework is, the common features of a framework and why buyers use frameworks. One of SDP's expert trainers will also talk you through the two main methods of winning business on a framework i.e. Direct Award and Call Off Contract.

Overview of what you will learn: 

  • What is a Framework? 
  • How to get on a Framework
  • How to win business off a Framework 
  • What is a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS)?

At the end of the session, there will be an interactive Q&A session where you will have the opportunity to ask any burning questions you may have. As well as the chance to hear what other SME businesses on Scotland have to say. 

This event is suitable for Level 2 (Intermediate) for people who know about bidding but need to develop specific knowledge and skills. 

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 before the start time.

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

  • "I found the explanation of the Framework Agreement and the DPS very useful." - Micro business from Renfrewshire. 
  • "This event gave us reassurance that it is a level playing field and that one could also piggy-back on existing contract winners who may need third party services." - Small business from Aberdeen City. 
  • The presentation was excellent. I know have good ground knowledge for my company." - Sole trader from Inverness.

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2.4 Improving Your Bid Score - Increase Your Tender Win Rate 

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