Successful Tender Design and Contract Management


Course name Successful Tender Design and Contract Management
Institution Crown Agents
Location UK
Language English
Contact information

44 (0) 208 710 6134


Course objective

Prepare specifications/terms of reference; construct comprehensive evaluation criteria and tender documentation; implement a transparent tendering process; evaluate tenders to pre-determined criteria; manage all aspects of a contract after its award; identify and eliminate specific risks that may jeopardise contractual success.

Sector Public
General course topics One logistics function in great detail
Specific course topics

Identifying needs, writing specifications and terms of reference; risk management; Pre-qualification and short-listing; Invitation to bid; Tender procedures and methodologies; Optimal Evaluation Weightings; Standard documentation; Evaluation criteria: technical; commercial; financial; Evaluation procedures, including bid opening; Bid examination and evaluation; Selection of successful bidder; Award of contract; Introduction to contract law; Types and forms of conditions of contract; Managing relationships and responsibilities; Role of record keeping; Quality, time and cost management; Dealing with variations and claims; Importance of contract closure

Total time commitment 120
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate of attendance
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives Yes
Incentives description

free one year affiliate membership of CIPS

Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Program Manager
Pre-requisites No
Pre-requisites description


Course fee $5,760
Course fee description

Tuition, comprehensive training materials, certificate of attendance, lunch and refreshments on training days, course photograph, support and advice from your local Crown Agents office on the application and mobilisation process, membership of Crown Agents training alumni website, one year\'s free Affiliate Membership of CIPS, emergency medical insurance, advice and guidance on discounted accommodation, transport from the training venue to the airport at the end of the course, individual certificate presentation photograph, cultural activity, conference bag, memory stick, course folder for collecting course material, stationery, sweatshirt or T-shirt.

Discount available No
Course included in analysis Yes