Conducting Successful Evaluations

The tender assessment phase is critical to the success of any procurement.

Your team has worked hard to produce the tender documents, the bidders have worked all hours to produce their responses, the submission deadline and assessment phase are imminent.

How your evaluators and moderators conduct the assessment phase will make the difference between a successful or unfavourable outcome – it’s time to prepare the assessment team.

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Earn 6 CPD Hours

Gain 6 CPD hours as you learn how to eliminate bias, reduce risk, and confidently select winning bids. This CPD accredited course empowers evaluators to excel in tender assessments, providing you with invaluable skills to confidently tackle this phase.

The Conducting Successful Evaluations course is designed to provide excellent, useable, practical advice to assessors preparing to evaluate tenders.

With content drawn from over 20 years of experience supporting tender assessments globally, this course offers best practice guidance and advice to support a successful evaluation.

The course can be tailored on a project-by-project basis or delivered across an organisation.

Duration: Full day (typically delivered over 2 half days)

Location: This one day course can be run either online or in-person.

Why attend? 

How do you ensure your evaluation avoids bias and mitigates the risk of a successful challenge? This course provides the support you’ll need to help you become an efficient and effective evaluator team member or evaluation manager. You’ll learn how to ensure your evaluation correctly identifies your winning bid, saving you time, unnecessary administration and worry. You’ll develop the skills to expertly evaluate your next complex procurement project, write strong and consistent rationale and confidently select your winning bid. 

Course overview

Led by one of our expert consultants, this course provides best practice guidance and advice to support a successful evaluation. The course provides regional-specific examples of case studies and exercises that are part of our cohesive Masterclass Series example procurement.  If need be, exercises can be tailored to your specific project requirements. Completion of this course will enable you to clearly understand the importance of an effective evaluation and your role in it. 

Who should attend? 

This course is suitable for anyone in an Evaluation team role who wants to learn how to expertly set up and evaluate their next procurement project – whatever your level of experience. We suggest a maximum of 20 to attend on the day – an ideal chance to bring your whole evaluation team. 

Key topics 

  • Understand the requirements on Public Procurement that affect evaluation
  • Understand how to Communicate fully and appropriately with Bidders
  • Understand various ways to run a consensus meeting
  • Apply best practice evaluation approaches that will min the likelihood of a successful challenge
  • Understand how to undertake an effective and efficient evaluation


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Bespoke Training for the UK MOD

Working for the UK MOD? We run a range of bespoke training options for you, which includes a version of this course. Find out more here.

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