UK Public Sector Procurement: The Opportunity and Overview
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UK Public Sector Procurement: The Opportunity and Overview

Discover new business opportunities within the UK public sector and how to progress them
4.0 (2 ratings)
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Created by Andy Machin
Last updated 12/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the basics of UK public sector procurement
  • Understand the new business opportunities available in the UK public sector
  • Actively look for and find tendering opportunities relevent to their sector or area of operation
  • Have the knowledge to progress new business opportunities which exist with the UK public sector
  • Apply knowledge gained in the course for the potential benefit of their business or their employer
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Requirements
  • No prior knowledge is necessary
  • No special skills or software required - just the ability to follow the course online
Description

UK Public Sector Procurement: The Opportunity and Overview for Business.

A general overview of and introduction to UK public sector procurement specifically for new business opportunities and how to progress them.

Who is this course for?

Anyone new to, with an interest in or wanting to know more about public sector procurement, how it works at various levels and the new business opportunities it brings. May be of specific interest to those involved in new business development, commercial strategy and bid/tender compilation.

What does this course cover?

The agenda is:

  • Introduction
  • General Overview
  • The Opportunities
  • OJEU Overview
  • OJEU Process
  • Tender Documentation
  • Example Evaluation
  • After Award
  • You’ve Won!
  • SME Agenda

Outcomes:

At the end of the course you will have:

  • a general understanding of UK public sector procurement
  • the different types of new business opportunities and where to find them
  • an overview of European Procurement Directives, below EU threshold opportunities, tender documentation and the considerations around small/medium enterprises
  • be better placed to gain new business via UK public sector tendering


Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for business owners, business development managers, sales directors, commercial staff or any other emloyee involved in seeking and persuing new business opportunties available with UK public sector organisations
  • This course may also be of interest to procurement personnel seeking a greater understanding of UK Public Sector Tendering Requirements
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Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
02:27:33
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Introduction
2 Lectures 14:36

A brief introduction to the course. What iot covers and what you can expect as a student.

Preview 06:18

A general overview of some of the main principles of UK public sector procurement

Preview 08:18
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The Opportunities
7 Lectures 48:16

The types of opportinities for UK public sector tendering and where to find them.

New Business Opportunities With UK Public Sector Procurement
05:18

An overview of Tenders Electronic Daily.

Tenders Electronic Daily
02:20

Part 1 of an in-depth look at Tenders Electronic Daily, the range of tendering opportunities and how to navigate the site.

Tenders Electronic Daily Part 1
08:27

An overview of Contracts Finder as another source of UK public sector tendering opportunities.

Contracts Finder
01:49

Part 2of an in-depth look at Tenders Electronic Daily, the range of tendering opportunities and how to navigate the site. 

Tenders Electronic Daily Part 2
13:16

An in-depth look at Contracts Finder, the range of tendering opportunities and how to navigate the site.

Contracts Finder Part 1
11:01

Some of the main reasons why to consider tendering for UK public sector contracts.

Preview 06:05
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OJEU Process
3 Lectures 25:28

An overview of the OJEU process - if the procurement is subject to European Procurement Directives and Regulations.

OJEU Overview
09:53

Part 1 of an in-depth look at the OJEU process - if the procurement is subject to European Procurement Directives and Regulations.

OJEU Process Part 1
08:27

Part 2 of an in-depth look at the OJEU process - if the procurement is subject to European Procurement Directives and Regulations.

OJEU Process Part 2
07:08
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Tender Evaluation Documents and Evaluation Methodology
3 Lectures 25:38

A look at what a typical set of invitation to tender documents includes.

Tender Documentation
11:42

Part 1 of a look at an example of what a typical evaluation methodology may consist of.

Example Tender Evaluation Methodology Part 1
06:45

Part 2 of a look at an example of what a typical evaluation methodology may consist of.

Example Tender Evaluation Methodology Part 2
07:11
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After Award
2 Lectures 18:30

An explanation of a typical contract award process.

Award Process
07:38

What to expect if you have been successful in the tendering process.

You've Won!
10:52
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SME Agenda
1 Lecture 09:21

Particular considerations for business which are small to medium sized enterprises.

The SME Agenda
09:21
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Summary
1 Lecture 05:44

A summary and wrap-up of the whole course.

Summary
05:44
About the Instructor
Andy Machin
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10 Students
2 Courses
MCIPS Qualified Procurement Consultant

My name is Andy Machin. After a twenty year career in central government procurement I now operate as a procurement consultant to both the public and private sector.

I am fully qualified (MCIPS). My experience and track record is enviable. I have a huge amount of knowledge on all aspects of UK public sector procurement, European Procurement Regulations and local tendering arrangements.

During my career I was either the procurement lead or otherwise heavily
involved in a number of high profile contracts and framework agreements. 

This included all aspects of the tednering process, stakeholder management, supplier management and more.

Additional information about myself and my experience can be viewed at the links underneath my photograph.