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WEBINAR Top Tips for Tendering Writing

22nd October, 2020   9:30am to 10:30am

Listed under: Shropshire

*Open to Shropshire Businesses*

*A programme of 4 workshops, we recommend you attend the full series for maximum benefit*

♦ Do you have to respond to calls for tender?

♦ Do you write applications for funding?

♦ Do you submit proposals to clients to win new business?

Then these engaging workshop sessions are for you.

The workshops are delivered over 4 weeks.

Workshop 1 is the Primer - an overview of the workshops and to gauge attendees bidding and funding application capability. This Primer will also capture information so that the following workshops address attendees' interests and feedback.

Workshop 2 will cover how to find opportunities and preparing to bid. We'll cover the search for tenders and the bid /no bid process. Then we'll look at the information you'll need to assemble to respond to an opportunity, along with the bid process from your kick-off meeting through to submitting a proposal.

In Workshops 3-4, we delve deeper into each element and give an insight into what successful organisations do to win business competitively, along with follow-up activities to improve your bid management, proposal writing and funding application skills. We'll also cover the reviewing process and what to do after you've been notified of the result.

Richard Moreland of RTFQ-ATFQ Limited will lead the session, drawing on his experience and knowledge gained from over 25 years of successful writing for school, hospital, infrastructure, and consultancy bids. He will cover must-know information and the skills necessary to prepare a successful proposal and funding application.

Delegates will come away with the essential guidance for planning, writing, refining and submitting competitive proposals and applications.

Who is it for?

SMEs, Charities, Social Enterprises, Entrepreneurs, Growth Managers. Anyone looking to grow their business through tendering, bid writing and grant applications.

Workshop 1: 9.30-10.30 Thursday 1st October

A primer - overview of bidding, funding application, your experiences and getting to know your presenters.

Workshop 2 - Sourcing opportunities and preparing to bid: 9.30-10.30 Thursday 8th October

 Where do we find tender and funding opportunities?

 Deciding whether to bid /no bid

 What resource(s) do we need?

 Kick-off and storyboard content and processes

Workshop - 3 Bid writing and completing funding applications: 9.30-10.30 Thursday 15th October

 Bid writing and actioning meeting outcomes

 Writing a winning funding application

 What inputs do we expect from your bid team?

 What input can you expect from a professional bid support organisation?

Workshop - 4 Review, submit and lessons learned: 9.30-10.30 Thursday 22nd October

 Reviewing and quality control the response and funding application form

 Are we ready to sign off and submit?

 Presentations to clients

 Capturing and applying lessons learned (win or lose)

For more information and to register, please click here.