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Members: $950 +GST
Non-members: $1150 +GST

Course details

Duration: One day, in person course.
Time: 9am–4pm,

Course includes:

Workbook, arrival tea or coffee, morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea

Turn government procurement into a strategic advantage for your business. This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the processes behind New Zealand government's $51.5 billion annual spending on goods and services. 

Learn the intricacies of the procurement process, from identifying suitable opportunities to crafting competitive bids. This will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to confidently enter bids.

Key audience:

This course is suitable for business owners, sales managers, and business development professionals who are ready to start bidding for work with government.

It is also suitable for those who have already taken part in a few processes and who are interested in learning how to improve their bids for the maximum chance of success.

Learning outcomes:

  • Know where to look for procurement opportunities.
  • Have and be able to use tools to help with planning your responses to requests for proposal and tender.
  • Know how to prepare answers for commonly asked questions.
  • Understand how to avoid common mistakes made when responding.
  • Understand the post-tender process and what to expect from presentations, negotiations, and feedback.

Need more support? Business Central offers in-house training options for procurement courses tailored for your business. Enquire here

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Wellington 6140
Head Office:
Level 13, NTT Tower, 157 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011