July 16, 2024

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Course Description

Navigating Recent Updates for Contracting Authorities / Buyers

This one-day training course will act as a guide to those trying to get up to speed on recent changes to the eTenders website and help navigate the new system from a contracting authority’s perspective.

Whether you are a seasoned professional looking to enhance your expertise or a newcomer aiming to grasp the fundamentals, this course will give a structured and insightful overview of recent changes and how to utilise the new system most affectively.

 Course Content

  • Introduction to eTenders and recent updates
  • Overview of the new system - it’s key features and how to access information.
  • Search Functions
  • A walk through of a standard open procurement tender process
  • Step by step approach of what a user needs to do at each stage of the process for an open process - Including running a process fully online as well as parts online and offline
  • Quotes - how to invite people
  • A step-by-step guide to running a quote process online for expenditure of 25k where contract award notices are required (and for good practice purposes below that level)
  • Management of evaluations - How to manage effectively
  • Contract award notices
  • A guide to publishing award notices
  • Case studies for goods, services and works to understand how to manage any tender process using the new system

Who Should Attend

This training is for contracting authorities / buyers who use the eTenders website and need help navigating the most recent changes.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued to participants on completion of the course. This course may qualify for CPD. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €485 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €585. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE. The course cost includes all course documentation and Certificate of Attendance.

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