2 Day Bid Writing Masterclass - Manchester

Mon Apr 22 2024 at 09:45 am to Tue Apr 23 2024 at 04:00 pm

Manchester | Manchester

Thornton & Lowe
Publisher/HostThornton & Lowe
2 Day Bid Writing Masterclass - Manchester
Our 2 day workshop is aimed at anyone involved in the bid process, regardless of experience.
About this Event

Giving insight into what it takes to consistently plan and write winning bids and tenders. This course will earn you 12 CPD points. Available in a city centre location and online.


Day 1:

Understanding the public sector

  • Understanding the public sector procurement process
  • How to find suitable opportunities

Getting tender ready

  • Identifying barriers to tender success
  • A pathway to contract readiness
  • Gaining experience when you can’t win contracts

The front end of the process

  • Bid/no bid procedures and reporting
  • Understanding bid requirements and developing a bid strategy
  • The importance of relationships and social value

The back end of the process

  • Colour reviews, feedback and Freedom of Information

Day 2

Understanding the buyer

  • What buyers want – how they assess and evaluate your submissions
  • Where to start – what do we need to do before writing

Bid writing

  • Getting the story right – win themes and storyboarding
  • Structure – ensuring compliance and added value
  • Benefit before the feature – getting the right message across
  • Referencing the specification – tailoring your response
  • Bid reviews – ensuring accuracy, compliance and consistency


  • Keep it clear, concise and easy to read
  • Use of flow diagrams, images and colour
  • Best use of supporting documents

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Manchester, United Kingdom


GBP 550.00

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