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An Introduction to Bid Writing - Beginner Level plus Online Catch Up Session (WS5798)
Thursday, 23rd August 2012, Cardiff City Centre
Online Follow-up Session: Friday 28 September 2012
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:
‘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:
Delegates will be able to:
Supporting Materials to be Used
"Very informative - very knowledgeable presenter. Good mix of resources and was made fun too. Great thanks - glad I came!"
"Very useful - a good introduction for someone who knew nothing about Bid Writing before today. Presenter was very good and interesting to listen to"
"An excellent introduction to bid writing. The best one day course I have attended in a long time"
"Good insight into bid writing jargon and construction. Good day and gained value from the training and guidance"
"Really very useful and informative. Some excellent "Eureka" moments - when key tips and knowledge hit home. Really enjoyable course, excellent facilitator"
"I can inform senior members of staff regarding things I have said previously with the backing of the course"
"A very useful and enjoyable course"
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.
The facilitator for this event brings a diverse and significant range of skills, knowledge and abilities to the development of leaders and managers. Previously, he was head of external projects at Greenwich Community College and was a Senior Lecturer in Post-Compulsory Education and Training at the University of Greenwich. Until recently, he was Deputy Director at London Voluntary Sector Training Consortium, responsible for third sector access to the structural funds and has held directorships in the private training sector as an NCVO approved consultant. He has worked closely with the LSC, London Councils, DWP, LDA and has scored bids for GOL in his varied career. He has also represented the voluntary sector on Moderation Panels for the CFOs from 2002 - 2007, and was a member of the Support and Advisory Group [SAG] to Government Office in the last programme.
He has also been a board member at the London Open College Network and Lewisham College FE. Our Facilitator is an associate of the Institute of Fundraising and an approved and registered consultant with NCVO and NACVA.
Venue and Travel
Venue details and travel information will be included in your confirmation email. If the venue has not been confirmed at the time of booking, then the information will be emailed to you closer to the event.
Booking & Confirmation
Bookings will only be accepted on receipt of full payment PRIOR to the event via cheque, BACS or credit card. Cheques to be made payable to ‘National Training Resources Limited’.
All reservations will be confirmed by email within two days of receipt of your completed booking form and payment in full and will include venue details and times.
Please direct all conference queries to the Conference Team.
Terms & Conditions
Please read our full terms and conditions. Completion and return of the Booking Form constitutes a contract between yourselves and National Training Resources Limited. Delegate cancellations/transfers are only accepted up to 3 weeks prior to the event and are subject to a small administration charge. Delegate substitutions can be made at any time. We reserve the right to cancel or alter the event at any time.
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