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  • Length: 3 day(s)

  • Price (at your venue): 1 Person R 16,700.00 EX VAT 3 Person R 11,644.28 EX VAT 10 Person R 7,836.00 EX VAT

  • Certification Type: Non-Accredited

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    Tender to secure business 


    Looking to secure new business opportunities for your venture? Join our comprehensive Tender to Secure Business for a New Venture course and unlock the path to success! Why Attend?
    • Gain a competitive edge: Equip yourself with the skills to evaluate tenders effectively, positioning your venture for success in a competitive market.
    • Boost profitability: Master cost analysis and pricing strategies to optimize profitability while meeting tender requirements.
    • Expand business prospects: Learn to identify new markets and business opportunities, unlocking the potential for growth.
    • Professional tendering: Craft persuasive tender responses, demonstrating your organization’s value to potential clients.
    • Strategic decision-making: Use data-driven insights to make informed decisions and align your venture with profitable markets.
    In the business world, understanding costs, revenue, pricing, tendering, and profits are essential aspects for any organization’s success. Determining the break-even point is crucial in identifying the level of sales needed to cover total costs and start generating profits. Businesses must carefully consider costing and pricing methods to ensure competitiveness while maintaining profitability. Direct and indirect costs play a significant role in determining the overall cost structure, including materials, labor, and overhead expenses. When it comes to tendering procedures and principles, organizations must master the art of preparing compelling tender documents that showcase their capabilities and value proposition. To excel in tendering, applying commonly-used information gathering techniques and financial concepts is essential. Negotiating skills for pricing are equally important to strike a balance between meeting client expectations and optimizing profitability. Making accurate decisions requires the appropriate use of financial analysis, which enables organizations to assess risks and potential returns effectively. In the competitive world of business, the presentation of tenders and the completion of tender documents must be professional, comprehensive, and persuasive. This ensures that potential clients recognize the organization’s strengths and unique selling points, enhancing the chances of securing the tender and driving profits for the venture. By mastering these aspects, businesses can navigate the complexities of tendering, optimize profitability, and achieve sustainable growth in the market.

    Course outcomes

    1. Calculate Costs, Revenue, and Profits of a Specific Tender: In this section of the course, participants will learn how to accurately calculate the costs, revenue, and potential profits associated with a specific tender. They will explore various cost elements, including direct costs (materials, labor, etc.) and indirect costs (overhead, administrative expenses). Participants will gain insights into pricing strategies, profit margins, and breakeven analysis to ensure competitive yet profitable tender submissions.
    2. Analyse Tender Documents for Viability in the New Venture Context: Understanding the viability of a tender is crucial for any new venture. In this module, participants will delve into the intricacies of tender documents, learning how to assess feasibility, resource requirements, and potential risks. They will develop the ability to identify alignment between the tender requirements and their organization’s capabilities, enabling them to make informed decisions on whether to pursue the opportunity.
    3. Complete Tender Documentation: In this practical part of the course, participants will be guided through the process of completing tender documentation effectively and professionally. They will learn how to compile comprehensive and persuasive tender responses, showcasing their organization’s strengths, unique selling points, and value propositions. Emphasis will be placed on adhering to submission guidelines, deadlines, and quality standards.
    4. Identify Information Sources of Available Business and New Markets: To expand business opportunities, participants will explore various information sources to identify available business prospects and new markets that align with their organization’s objectives. They will learn how to conduct market research, analyze industry trends, and utilize data-driven insights to make strategic decisions for market expansion. Topics such as competitor analysis, market segmentation, and customer profiling will be covered.
    Overall, this course will equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the tendering process successfully. They will gain a competitive edge in evaluating tender opportunities, crafting compelling responses, and strategically positioning their organization to access new markets and drive growth.

    Course duration

    3 days

    Who should attend:  Tender to secure business for a new venture course

    The Tender to Secure Business course is suitable for:
    1. Entrepreneurs and Business Owners: Those looking to secure new business opportunities and expand their ventures by winning tenders and contracts.
    2. Business Development Managers: Professionals responsible for exploring new markets and bidding for tenders to drive business growth.
    3. Sales and Marketing Teams: Teams aiming to enhance their ability to craft persuasive tender responses and showcase their organization’s value to potential clients.
    4. Project Managers: Individuals seeking to understand the tendering process to secure projects for their ventures.
    5. Small Business Owners: Owners of small businesses who want to compete effectively for tenders and contracts to increase their market share.
    6. Professionals Interested in Business Expansion: Individuals from various backgrounds interested in gaining insights into identifying new markets and business prospects.
    Whether you are an entrepreneur starting a new venture or a seasoned business owner seeking to expand, this course will provide valuable tools and strategies to secure new business opportunities and thrive in a competitive market.

    Prior learning requirements

    Learners accessing this Unit Standard should be competent in Mathematical Literacy and Communication at NQF Level 3.


    Tender to secure business for a new venture, SAQA I.D. 66249 NQF Level: NQF Level 04, Unit Standard: 114593  

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