N. Introduction to eTenders
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N. Introduction to eTenders

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N. Introduction to eTenders


About this course

  • Available on request – In-House or Open based on demand

This programme will provide participants with the skills to use the eTenders website for the publication of national and EU notices to ensure fully compliant tender processes including the requirement to go fully electronic. It will explain in detail the various procedures and features of creating a Workspace and RFT.

Target Audience

This course is ideal for those with a basic knowledge of procedures and the procurement concepts, tasked with responsibility for completing and publishing notices for their organisation.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course participants will be equipped with the knowledge to log on to the site; set up and publish national and EU notices; upload and receive responses electronically and undertake all communication with suppliers via the system.

Course Content

Overview of the system

The requirements for Electronic Procurement

Creating and operating workspaces

Creating RFTs

The key procedures available including Open, Restricted, Quick Quotes, MiniCompetitions, etc.

The content of notices, particularly at EU level

Publishing RFTs at national and EU level

Communicating using the electronic tool

Issuing documents

Handling clarifications

Issuing and receiving formal submissions

Opening responses online

Case Study

Questions and Answers


What background knowledge is necessary?

A general understanding of 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 the Introduction Course or relevant experience.