As you will all be aware the issue of SME’s not being given a fair opportunity to tender for public sector contracts is an on-going area of concern for many and is often discussed during local GM Chamber council meetings.
Although the Chamber are endeavouring to tackle this problem via various local initiatives in conjunction with the local authorities on a borough by borough basis, I just wanted to bring the following free course to your attention which may well be of interest to some of you.
Winning the Contract - Free learndirect course
learndirect eCourses is offering the Winning the Contract course free of charge. To get access to this course, you just need to register, allowing you up to 6 months to complete the course.
Winning the Contract provides an introduction to the public sector, explains the procurement process and offers practical advice to help you identify new business opportunities.
As well as details on the newly launched, free, online procurement portal "Contracts Finder", this course has information on apprenticeships, forming a social enterprise and useful resources with helpful hints and tips on drafting and submitting bids.
For further information please click on the following link http://www1.learndirect-business.com/business-courses/winning-the-contract/
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