Bid Writing Essentials

Fundraising, Finance


Bid Writing Essentials course is designed to equip participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to craft successful bids and proposals. Whether you are new to bid writing or looking to refine your existing skills, this course offers a comprehensive and practical approach to mastering the art of bid writing. 

The course begins with an introduction to the fundamentals of bid writing, covering essential terminology and concepts. Participants will then learn how to strategically plan and develop bids, ensuring alignment with client needs and project goals. The structured approach to writing bids module provides a step-by-step guide to creating clear, concise, and persuasive documents.

A significant focus of the course is on understanding clients and customers, highlighting the importance of tailoring bids to meet their specific requirements. The course also emphasizes identifying and leveraging unique selling points (USPs) to create compelling bids that stand out.

Overall, this course provides a thorough and structured learning experience, preparing participants to confidently navigate the competitive landscape of bid writing.

What you will learn

By the end of this Bid Writing Essentials course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental principles of bid writing.
  • Develop a strategic plan for creating bids.
  • Apply a structured approach to writing bids.
  • Navigate the proposal process effectively.
  • Comprehend the components and importance of a proposal.
  • Focus on client and customer needs in bid documents.
  • Identify and leverage unique selling points (USPs).
  • Utilize accurate estimation methods for bid proposals.
  • Implement effective costing and pricing strategies.

What you require

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.