C. Advanced eTenders (Advanced)

C. Advanced eTenders (Advanced)

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About this course

This programme will provide participants with the skills to use the eTenders to manage and receive tenders, explore the on-line evaluation tool and contract management functionality. It will also explain how eTenders can be used for mini-tenders and quick quotes.

Date & Duration

This is a half-day course.

Next dates: tbc

This programme is to be delivered using a virtual classroom (via Zoom), breakout rooms and guided practice. Each programme consists of 1 interactive live virtual classroom session accompanied by supporting material. This course can also be delivered in-house and can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your public sector organisation or group.

Target Audience

This course is ideal for those with a basic knowledge of procedures and the procurement concepts, tasked with responsibility for managing competitions via eTenders on behalf for their organisation.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course participants will be equipped with the knowledge to manage all communications on the system and use much of the functionality on the system.

Course Content

Virtual Classroom Session (3 hours)

  • Customisation of eTenders for Contracting Authority
  • Quick Quotes
  • Overview of Quick Quotes
    • Sourcing Suppliers
    • Demo: Creating a Quick Quote
  • Evaluation
    • Managing Responses
    • Opening tenders
    • Use of online evaluation tool
  • Contract management
  • Frameworks & running mini competitions via eTenders
  • Recap on training & key learnings


€450 per participant. All training costs are VAT exempt. There is a 10% discount when 3 or more places are booked on this course.


What background knowledge is necessary?

Staff experienced in using eTenders at a basic level and also experienced in the basics of national and EU procurement.

What is the refund policy?

All cancellations must be received in writing or the full course fee is payable. Where delegates cancel more than 5 days prior to the course 50% of the course fee is payable. Cancellations received within 5 days will be liable for the full fee. Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the event.

Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?

Ideally after the Introduction to eTenders 1/2 day and Introduction to Public Procurement