An Introduction to Bid Writing - Beginner Level plus Online Catch Up Session (5798)
Online Follow-up Session: Friday 28 September 2012An Introduction to Bid Writing, 1-day Workshop
This course is part of a series of three Bid & Tender Writing training events designed to cater for the needs of delegates at all levels. The series offers a clear progression route through the workshops; however they also work well as stand alone topics:
1 – An Introduction to Bid and Tender Writing
2 – Developing Bid and Tender Writing Skills - Intermediate Level
3 – Tendering and Bidding Advanced MasterClass - Funding your Future
‘Introduction to bid and tender Writing’ is for staff who have very limited previous experience of bid writing and need to gain skills and knowledge of the bidding and tendering process. The workshop identifies the essential elements and skills that are necessary to construct and write competitive bids and tenders.
This workshop will be especially appropriate for those becoming responsible for designing projects are attracting funding from a range of sources including trusts, local authorities, regional or central government. Information, exercises and group work enable delegates to explore essential skills and knowledge using supportive and accessible learning strategies.
Booking on this workshop will entitle you to a Free of Charge place on one of our New Bidding & Tendering related Online Workshops (worth £59):
This workshop draws on the experience and knowledge of bidding and commissioning experts with considerable success in their fields.
The workshop will cover:
- Understanding the ‘language’ of Bidding & Tendering
- Sources of Funding & Tendering - being fit for funding
- The do’s and don’ts for applicants!
- Key bid features – including; milestones, outputs, activities, results
- OCT towards OCB
- Bid and Tender Analysis
- Bid and Tender Writing
Delegates will be able to:
- Focus on key responses required by funders
- Translate the language of funding into accessible responses
- Recognise the difference between active and passive responses
- Recognise the difference between strong and less effective applications
- Systems Design and responses to scoring regimes
Supporting Materials to be Used
- Programme guidance notes
- PowerPoint presentations
- Written worksheets
- Action plan toolkits
- Memory stick containing useful web addresses, resources, links
"Very informative - very knowledgeable presenter. Good mix of resources and was made fun too. Great thanks - glad I came!"
Development Worker, Wolverhampton Network Consortium
"Very useful - a good introduction for someone who knew nothing about Bid Writing before today. Presenter was very good and interesting to listen to"
R&D Administrator, Inspire Furtures Group Ltd
"An excellent introduction to bid writing. The best one day course I have attended in a long time"
Assistant Director, South Birmingham College
"Good insight into bid writing jargon and construction. Good day and gained value from the training and guidance"
Regional Manager, INTEC Business Colleges
"Really very useful and informative. Some excellent "Eureka" moments - when key tips and knowledge hit home. Really enjoyable course, excellent facilitator"
L.A.N Co-ordinator, Luton Rights
"I can inform senior members of staff regarding things I have said previously with the backing of the course"
Contract Compliance Officer, Birmingham City University
"A very useful and enjoyable course"
Head of Planning and Performance, Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Who Should Attend?
Staff with little or no experience of bid writing from:
Registered Charities, Community & Voluntary Sector Organisations, Colleges, Universities, Arts Organisations, Faith Organisations, Non-Government Organisations, Local Authorities, Research Institutes, Council for Voluntary Services, Learning Partnerships, Business Links and Associations and training providers, Prime contractors, private sector sub-contractors, PCTs, NRF and other regeneration partnerships.
||Thursday, 23rd August 2012
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£219.00+VAT: Group Rate 3+
£228.00+VAT: Small charity
(Turnover less than £1m)
||Cardiff City Centre
||9.00am for Registration, Refreshments and Networking
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This training course is delivered in a workshop style. It is highly participative with a blend of presentation, group exercises and debate. A comprehensive delegate pack is included. .
To ensure effective levels of delegate participation, involvement and interaction, delegate numbers are restricted. This workshop is suitable for groups of 2 to 20 delegates.
Formal CPD certificates are provided after the event in a form which is acceptable as CPD evidence to many professional bodies and institutions.
The facilitator for this workshop is a highly experienced trainer with in-depth subject knowledge.