All events and training listings

Through our extensive list of training and events, the Supplier Development Programme can help small to medium sized businesses, as well as supported businesses, become what we call “tender ready”.

Listed in chronological order, the “Events List” is a comprehensive list of all SDP training, events and external events. Events can also be viewed by month in the “Events Calendar” tab. If you are interested in a specific course and wish to know when and where it is currently scheduled, please browse our courses and be sure to log in to book.

 

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Events calendar
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Talking Tenders with PfH Scotland - EESSH2 Framework
Tuesday 29 June 2021, 2.30-4:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
Join Procurement for Housing (PfH) Scotland to learn about tendering for the upcoming EESSH2 Framework.
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Forth Valley Meet the Buyer
Wednesday 30 June 2021, 9.30am-2:30pm
Virtual Event Partner Event
Register for the Forth Valley Meet the Buyer event with Stirling Council, Falkirk Council, and Clackmannanshire Council, in partnership with the Supplier Development Programme.
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1.2 Using PCS and other portals
with Falkirk Council, Stirling Council and Clackmannanshire Council.
Thursday 1 July 2021, 10.00-11:30am
Webinar Partner Event
If you attended the Forth Valley Meet the Buyer event to learn about future contracts and frameworks, please join this training session to learn how to make the most of Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) and other e-tendering systems at this introductory workshop.
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Talking Tenders with Scotland Excel
Upcoming Framework - Building Construction Consultancy
Tuesday 6 July 2021, 2.00-3:30pm
Webinar Partner Event
This is an ideal opportunity to ask Scotland Excel questions about an upcoming framework for the provision of construction related consultancy services. The framework is intended to support delivery of Scottish local authorities’ Strategic Housing Investment Plans, City Deal Projects, and other capital project as well as operational building monitoring and maintenance.
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2.2. Finding and Understanding Framework Opportunities
Wednesday 7 July 2021, 11.00am-12:30pm
Webinar SDP Event
Find out everything you need to know about framework opportunities at this Level 2 (Intermediate) workshop
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Talking Tenders with Renfrewshire Council
Tuesday 13 July 2021, 10.30am-12:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about Renfrewshire Councils upcoming tender exercises and of course the opportunity to ask questions while we have Renfrewshire colleagues live on-line and happy to help you and impart their knowledge!
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2.3 Improving Your Bid Score - WEBINAR
Wednesday 14 July 2021, 10.00-11:30am
Webinar
This Level 2 workshop will help you get the highest possible score in your tender bid
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Cyber Security Procurement Support Tool - supplier training
Wednesday 21 July 2021, 2.00-3:00pm
Webinar
If you or your suppliers rely on digital services or products to deliver public services, the services you provide to the public are at risk.
Falkirk Council
Falkirk Council Procurement Clinics
Wednesday 21 July 2021, 9.30am-12:00pm
Partner Event
Falkirk Council provides extensive support to local suppliers through Procurement Clinics. Local suppliers are invited to attend clinic appointments lasting 30 minutes
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2.4 Understanding Community Benefits and Sustainability
Monday 26 July 2021, 11.00am-12:30pm
Webinar
Sustainable procurement is a vital element of public sector procurement. This webinar will help you to fully understand community benefits and environmental issues
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0.1. Introduction To Working With The Public Sector
Thursday 5 August 2021, 10.00-11:30am
Webinar
This Level 1 (Beginner) workshop is a first step to tendering for new or inexperienced bidders
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3.1. Seeking Feedback and Improving Your Bid
Wednesday 11 August 2021, 11.00am-12:30pm
Webinar
Learn how to make the most of your feedback at this Level 3 (Advanced) workshop
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1.1 Introduction to Tendering
Thursday 19 August 2021, 11.00am-12:30pm
Webinar
Begin to look at the tender process in detail at this Level 1 workshop
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3.2 The Supplier’s Role in Contract Relationship Management
Wednesday 25 August 2021, 1.00-2:30pm
Webinar SDP Event
Ensure you manage your contracts correctly with the help of this Level 3 (Advanced) workshop
Falkirk Council
Falkirk Council Procurement Clinics
Wednesday 25 August 2021, 9.30am-12:00pm
Partner Event
Falkirk Council provides extensive support to local suppliers through Procurement Clinics. Local suppliers are invited to attend clinic appointments lasting 30 minutes
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1.2 Using PCS and other portals
Thursday 2 September 2021, 1.00-2:30pm
Webinar
Learn how to make the most of Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) and other e-tendering systems at this introductory workshop.
Meet the Buyer North 2021
Meet the Buyer North 2021
Tuesday 7 September 2021, 10.00am-3:00pm
Virtual Event SDP Event
Save the date! Meet the Buyer North 2021 promises to be the biggest and best yet!
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3.3 Expanding Your Procurement Marketplace - WEBINAR
Wednesday 8 September 2021, 10.00-11:30am
Webinar
Join this webinar to discover how to grow your business by exploring new public sector markets via additional UK Government Portals – including the Sell2Wales, MOD Defence Contracts Bulletin & Contracts Finder portals
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2.1 Tender Procedures and the SPD
Thursday 16 September 2021, 2.00-3:30pm
Webinar
Understand the various types of tender and examine the new SPD at this Level 2 workshop
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P4H Scotland 2021
Tuesday 21 September 2021, 9.00am-5:00pm
External Event
P4H Scotland announces hybrid event for buyers and suppliers of the healthcare procurement community.
Falkirk Council
Falkirk Council Procurement Clinics
Wednesday 22 September 2021, 9.30am-12:00pm
Partner Event
Falkirk Council provides extensive support to local suppliers through Procurement Clinics. Local suppliers are invited to attend clinic appointments lasting 30 minutes
scottish government logo
Cyber Security Procurement Support Tool - supplier training
Thursday 23 September 2021, 11.00am-12:00pm
Webinar
If you or your suppliers rely on digital services or products to deliver public services, the services you provide to the public are at risk.
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2.2. Finding and Understanding Framework Opportunities
Thursday 30 September 2021, 10.00-11:30am
Webinar SDP Event
Find out everything you need to know about framework opportunities at this Level 2 (Intermediate) workshop
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2.3 Improving Your Bid Score - WEBINAR
Thursday 14 October 2021, 1.00-2:30pm
Webinar
This Level 2 workshop will help you get the highest possible score in your tender bid
Falkirk Council
Falkirk Council Procurement Clinics
Wednesday 20 October 2021, 9.30am-12:00pm
Partner Event
Falkirk Council provides extensive support to local suppliers through Procurement Clinics. Local suppliers are invited to attend clinic appointments lasting 30 minutes
angle-mid
2.4 Understanding Community Benefits and Sustainability
Thursday 28 October 2021, 1.00-2:30pm
Webinar
Sustainable procurement is a vital element of public sector procurement. This webinar will help you to fully understand community benefits and environmental issues
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0.1. Introduction To Working With The Public Sector
Tuesday 2 November 2021, 1.00-2:30pm
Webinar
This Level 1 (Beginner) workshop is a first step to tendering for new or inexperienced bidders
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3.1. Seeking Feedback and Improving Your Bid
Thursday 11 November 2021, 1.00-2:30pm
Webinar
Learn how to make the most of your feedback at this Level 3 (Advanced) workshop
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1.1 Introduction to Tendering
Tuesday 16 November 2021, 10.00-11:30am
Webinar
Begin to look at the tender process in detail at this Level 1 workshop
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Meet the Buyer South 2021: Live Virtual Event
Tuesday 23 November 2021, 9.30am-2:30pm
Virtual Event Partner Event
Save the date! The first ever Meet the Buyer South promises to be a fantastic opportunity for suppliers in the South of Scotland!
scottish government logo
Cyber Security Procurement Support Tool - supplier training
Wednesday 24 November 2021, 1.00-2:00pm
Webinar
If you or your suppliers rely on digital services or products to deliver public services, the services you provide to the public are at risk.
Falkirk Council
Falkirk Council Procurement Clinics
Wednesday 24 November 2021, 9.30am-12:00pm
Partner Event
Falkirk Council provides extensive support to local suppliers through Procurement Clinics. Local suppliers are invited to attend clinic appointments lasting 30 minutes
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3.2 The Supplier’s Role in Contract Relationship Management
Thursday 25 November 2021, 11.00am-12:30pm
Webinar SDP Event
Ensure you manage your contracts correctly with the help of this Level 3 (Advanced) workshop
PCS logo
1.2 Using PCS and other portals
Tuesday 30 November 2021, 2.00-3:30pm
Webinar
Learn how to make the most of Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) and other e-tendering systems at this introductory workshop.
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3.3 Expanding Your Procurement Marketplace - WEBINAR
Thursday 9 December 2021, 1.00-2:30pm
Webinar
Join this webinar to discover how to grow your business by exploring new public sector markets via additional UK Government Portals – including the Sell2Wales, MOD Defence Contracts Bulletin & Contracts Finder portals
hh-right
2.1 Tender Procedures and the SPD
Tuesday 14 December 2021, 1.00-2:30pm
Webinar
Understand the various types of tender and examine the new SPD at this Level 2 workshop
Falkirk Council
Falkirk Council Procurement Clinics
Wednesday 15 December 2021, 9.30am-12:00pm
Partner Event
Falkirk Council provides extensive support to local suppliers through Procurement Clinics. Local suppliers are invited to attend clinic appointments lasting 30 minutes

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