Training Courses

Bespoke training courses give your team the knowledge, tips and processes to produce winning bids.

We offer a 2 stage training programme to help teams and individuals understand and become proficient in the development of compelling bids, tenders and proposals.

Training courses are delivered by our in-house trainer and can be delivered anywhere in the uk. Please contact us for more details and pricing.

Introduction to Bidding (1 Day)

 Overview into the World of Bidding 

This course typically covers:

  • The sales cycle
  • Understanding bids
  • Customer weighting and scoring
  • Preparation stage
  • Bid production stages
  • USPs, differentiators and win themes
  • Document design – make your bids stand out

Bid Strategy Development (2 Days)

Develop Understanding of Core Processes

This course typically covers:

  • The sales cycle
  • Understanding bids
  • Weighting & scoring
  • Bid process and procedures
  • Bid teams
  • Bid strategy and development
  • Bid production
  • Storyboards
  • Introduction to response writing
  • Bid reviews
  • Post bid submission

Bid Writing (2 Days)

Covering more Detail on Writing Techniques

This course typically covers:

  • Transition from strategy to proposal
  • Development of theme statements
  • Discriminators
  • Developing an executive summary
  • Use of storyboards to develop responses
  • Document design and layout
  • Writing style and tone
  • Making bids visually appealing
  • Development of CV’s
  • Use of organisational charts
  • Appendices
  • Style sheets

Estimator – Engineering Contractor


“The BidBase delivered an excellent training course – clear, comprehensive and well structured.

The knowledge gained will be used immediately to enhance our efficiency in every bid going forward

Thanks The BidBase.”

Business Support – Regional Construction Company


After spending the day with The BidBase, I now have a better understanding of tendering and the confidence to use the suggested resources and be part of the bid writing team.

Tim Goddard – Shepley Engineers


“The bid awarenness training was delivered in a really engaging and enjoyable manner meaning the attendees went away ready to put things into practice.

Fantastic, thank you!”

Unsure How The BidBase Could Benefit Your Business?

Our bid managers can carry out Bid Process Health Checks – to identify opportunities to improve your win rate.

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