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Advanced Tendering Workshop

  • CESA Training Centre, Paulshof, Johannesburg, Paulshof
  • Thu 29 November 2018  08:30 to 16:30


Advanced Tendering Workshop

Warning! Do not shy away from the legal pitfalls of incorrect strategies in Tenders! What can legally happen when you do it wrong? This is a must attend Workshop for all Companies tendering for government contracts! A workshop focusing on Legal Management of Tenders for Non-Legal People, Bid-Administrators and staff dealing with Public Sector Accounts.

The Workshop will guide you on how to legally manage your Conditions of Contract, Joint Ventures, a Consortium, Sub-Contracting, Collecting Outstanding Payments and Fronting in Tenders. As you know, the tender process is more than just compiling bid documents; it demands that you have a full understanding of the all the legal issues connected to it!

This is a highly interactive workshop that moves beyond showing you how to fill in bid documents and actually sharing with you how others win tenders based on clear winning strategies and a legal understanding of the process.

The Workshop will cover the key Tendering Aspects and Guide you on the following essential issues to improve the legal management of your tenders:


Key Issues Covered in the Workshop

1. Key Principles of Tender Management:

·         How to submit Responsive, Qualified & Valid Bids

·         Request for Quotations (Purchases) and Tenders

·         The 3 x Tendering Committees

·         Closed Tenders Bid Processes

·          Unsolicited Bids

·         Two Envelope System

·         Open vs. Closed Tenders

·         Defaulters (Black Listed Suppliers) & Restricted Directors

·         The 90-10 & 80-20 Point Systems

·         Firm & Non-Firm Prices

·          Tax Clearance Certificates

·          Functionality

·          Local Production & Content

·         Evaluation of Bids

·          Adjudication of Bids

·         Tender Cancellation and Re-invitation

·          Validity Period & Extensions

·         Appeals, Objections & Disputes

·          Extension of Existing Contracts

·         How to Access Tender Reports & Score Sheets

·          Conflict of Interest

·         Supply Chain Practice

·          Collusion Regulations

·         Submitting Alternative Offers & Alternative Bids


2. Correct Application of the 2017 PPPFA Regulations

·         Understanding the Regulations on Joint Ventures & Consortiums

·         Sub-Contracting Regulations


3. Criminal Risk in Tenders through Fronting & Bid Collusion

·         What is Fronting in Tenders and the related Criminal Consequences

·         What is Collusion in Tenders and the related Criminal Consequences?

4: Legal Liability in Tenders

·         Risk to your business under the General Conditions vs Special Conditions of Contract

·         Bona Fide vs Inadvertent Errors in Tender Documents

   Who should attend?

All employees dealing with tenders and responsible for submitting documents, including administrative support staff, secretaries, managers and supervisors.

Type: Course
CESA Validation Num: CESA-1424-05/2021
CPD Points: 1
Coordinator: Blessings Banda
Fee: R 3 700.00 excl. VAT
  • CESA Training Centre, Paulshof, Johannesburg, Paulshof
  • Thu 29 November 2018  08:30 to 16:30